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Know Your 2D Shapes: Lines of Symmetry in Letters

In this worksheet, students state how many lines of symmetry a letter has.

'Know Your 2D Shapes: Lines of Symmetry in Letters' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Properties of Shapes

Curriculum subtopic:   Identify Line Symmetry in 2D Shapes

Difficulty level:  

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Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

This worksheet is about lines of symmetry.

 

A line of symmetry is a mirror line.

If we fold a shape along it's line of symmetry, both halves either side of the line will match when folded.

 

Example

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter E

 

Answer 

 

Letter E line of symmetry

 

The letter E has 1 line of symmetry.

 

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How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter Y

3

2

1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter E

3

2

1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter H

3

2

1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter A

1

2

3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter I

2

1

3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter M

3

2

1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter U

3

2

1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter V

3

2

1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter W

3

2

1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter X

3

2

1

  • Question 1

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter Y

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
The letter Y has one line of symmetry down the middle vertically.
  • Question 2

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter E

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
The letter E has one line of symmetry down the middle vertically.
  • Question 3

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter H

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
The letter H has 2 lines of symmetry, one down the middle vertically and one across the middle horizontally.
  • Question 4

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter A

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
The letter A has one line of symmetry down the middle vertically.
  • Question 5

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter I

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
The letter I has two lines of symmetry, one down the middle vertically and one across the middle horizontally.
  • Question 6

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter M

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
The letter M has one line of symmetry down the middle vertically.
  • Question 7

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter U

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
The letter U has one line of symmetry down the middle vertically.
  • Question 8

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter V

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
The letter V has one line of symmetry down the middle vertically.
  • Question 9

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter W

CORRECT ANSWER
1
EDDIE SAYS
The letter W has one line of symmetry down the middle vertically.
  • Question 10

How many lines of symmetry can be drawn on this shape?

 

Letter X

CORRECT ANSWER
2
EDDIE SAYS
The letter X has two lines of symmetry, one down the middle vertically and one across the middle horizontally.
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