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Plotting Simple Shapes

In this worksheet, students must plot points on a set of xy-coordinate axes and join certain points to form simple 2D shapes.

'Plotting Simple Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:   Plot Points and Draw Sides

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, plot points on a set of x and y-coordinate axes, and connect the points to form simple shapes.

Know the following shapes:

Isosceles triangle, right-angled triangle, square, rectangle, parallelogram.

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

 

Example

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

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

Join (4, 8 ) to (3, 1).

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

Which shape has been drawn?


Answer

Parallelogram and coordinates

We have drawn a  parallelogram.

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