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Position and Direction: Find the Treasure

In this worksheet, students use a grid and follow simple instructions relating to position, direction and movement to find the pirate's treasure!

'Position and Direction: Find the Treasure' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:   Describe Movements of Position

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

In this worksheet, help Pirate Pete find the treasure by following simple instructions.

 

Example

Treasure grid

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 3 squares to the right and 2 squares down. 

Where is the treasure?

 

Answer

 Treasure grid answer

The treasure is at E1

 

Always remember to write the letter first, followed by the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 3 squares to the right and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares to the right and 1 square up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 1 square to the left and 3 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares down. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 4 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 5 squares and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 5 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

Where is Pirate Pete?

Where is the treasure?

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first (remember to write the letter in capitals) and then the number.

 Pirate PeteTreasure
Position

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

Treasure grid

3 squares right and 2 down

4 squares right and 2 down

3 squares right and 1 down

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

Treasure grid

3 squares right and 4 up

2 squares left and 3 up

3 squares left and 4 up

  • Question 1

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 3 squares to the right and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
E5
E 5
EDDIE SAYS
Move 3 squares to the right and 2 squares up to E5.
  • Question 2

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares to the right and 1 square up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
D4
D 4
EDDIE SAYS
Move 2 squares to the right and 1 square up to D4.
  • Question 3

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 1 square to the left and 3 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
A6
A 6
EDDIE SAYS
Move 1 square to the left and 3 squares up to A6.
  • Question 4

Pirate Pete is at B3.

To find the treasure, he must move 2 squares down. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
B1
B 1
EDDIE SAYS
Move 2 squares down to B1.
  • Question 5

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 4 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
C5
C 5
EDDIE SAYS
Move right 2 squares and 4 squares up to C5.
  • Question 6

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 5 squares and 2 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
F3
F 3
EDDIE SAYS
Move right 5 squares and 2 squares up to F3.
  • Question 7

Pirate Pete is at A1.

To find the treasure, he must move right 2 squares and 5 squares up. 

Where is the treasure? 

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
C6
C 6
EDDIE SAYS
Move right 2 squares and 5 squares up to C6
  • Question 8

Where is Pirate Pete?

Where is the treasure?

 

Treasure grid

 

Don't forget to write the letter first (remember to write the letter in capitals) and then the number.

CORRECT ANSWER
 Pirate PeteTreasure
Position
EDDIE SAYS
Pirate Pete is at point B5, while the treasure is at point E4.
  • Question 9

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

Treasure grid

CORRECT ANSWER
3 squares right and 1 down
EDDIE SAYS
Move 3 squares to the right and 1 square down.
  • Question 10

Give Pirate Pete instructions to find the treasure.

 

Treasure grid

CORRECT ANSWER
2 squares left and 3 up
EDDIE SAYS
Move 2 squares left and 3 squares up.
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