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Plotting Letters

In this worksheet, students must plot points on a set of x-y coordinate axes and join certain points to form the shapes of letters.

'Plotting Letters' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:  Plot Points and Draw Sides

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, you must plot points on a set of x-y coordinate axes, and join them with lines to form the shapes of letters.

Remember that the x-number is plotted before the y-number.

 

Example

Join (4, 4) to (4, 9).

Join (4, 9) to (6, 9).

Join (6, 9 ) to (6, 7).

Join (6, 7) to (4, 7).

Which letter has been drawn?


Answer

We have drawn the letter   P.

On paper, draw a set of x-y coordinate axes like these.

You can use the same set of axes for Questions 1 to 5.

 

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (6, 3) to (6, 1).

Join (6, 1) to (7, 1).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (7, 8) to (8, 6).

Join (8, 6) to (9, 8).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 8) to (4, 8).

Join (3, 5) to (3, 8).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 1) to (4, 3).

Join (2, 3) to (4, 1).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (10, 4) to (9, 4).

Join (9, 4) to (9, 2).

Join (9, 2) to (10, 2).

On paper, draw a NEW set of x-y coordinate axes like these.

You can use the same set of axes for Questions 6 to 10.

 

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (8, 8) to (8, 6).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (8, 4) to (10, 4).

Join (10, 4) to (8, 2).

Join (8, 2) to (10, 2).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 2) to (2, 4).

Join (2, 4) to (4, 2).

Join (4, 2) to (4, 4).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (4, 9) to (6, 9).

Join (6, 9) to (6, 7).

Join (6, 7) to (4, 7).

Join (4, 7) to (4, 9).

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 10) to (1, 10).

Join (1, 10) to (1, 8).

Join (1, 8) to (2, 8).

Join (1, 9) to (2, 9).

  • Question 1

On paper, draw a set of x-y coordinate axes like these.

You can use the same set of axes for Questions 1 to 5.

 

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (6, 3) to (6, 1).

Join (6, 1) to (7, 1).

CORRECT ANSWER
L
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 2

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (7, 8) to (8, 6).

Join (8, 6) to (9, 8).

CORRECT ANSWER
V
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 3

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 8) to (4, 8).

Join (3, 5) to (3, 8).

CORRECT ANSWER
T
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 4

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 1) to (4, 3).

Join (2, 3) to (4, 1).

CORRECT ANSWER
X
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 5

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (10, 4) to (9, 4).

Join (9, 4) to (9, 2).

Join (9, 2) to (10, 2).

CORRECT ANSWER
C
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 6

On paper, draw a NEW set of x-y coordinate axes like these.

You can use the same set of axes for Questions 6 to 10.

 

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (8, 8) to (8, 6).

CORRECT ANSWER
I
l
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 7

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (8, 4) to (10, 4).

Join (10, 4) to (8, 2).

Join (8, 2) to (10, 2).

CORRECT ANSWER
Z
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 8

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 2) to (2, 4).

Join (2, 4) to (4, 2).

Join (4, 2) to (4, 4).

CORRECT ANSWER
N
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 9

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (4, 9) to (6, 9).

Join (6, 9) to (6, 7).

Join (6, 7) to (4, 7).

Join (4, 7) to (4, 9).

CORRECT ANSWER
O
EDDIE SAYS

  • Question 10

On the same set of axes...

Follow these instructions to plot points and draw lines.

Type the letter of the alphabet that is formed.

Join (2, 10) to (1, 10).

Join (1, 10) to (1, 8).

Join (1, 8) to (2, 8).

Join (1, 9) to (2, 9).

CORRECT ANSWER
E
EDDIE SAYS

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