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Geometry: Reflective Symmetry

In this worksheet, students complete diagrams to show reflective symmetry.

'Geometry: Reflective Symmetry' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:  Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:  Know, Describe and Present Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

QUESTION 1 of 10

Look at this diagram:

 

Reflective symmetry 1

The dotted line is a mirror line, so when we reflect the yellow and the red squares we get the following diagram.

 

Reflective Symmetry 2

This arrangement has one line of reflective symmetry.

 

The following arrangements have two lines of reflective symmetry:

 

2 lines of reflective symmetry

 

2 lines of reflective symmetry

Look at this diagram which has one line of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 1

A

B

C

D

Look at this diagram, which is to have two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 2

A

B

C

D

E

F

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry 3

A

B

C

D

E

F

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 4

A

B

C

D

E

F

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry 5

A

B

C

D

E

F

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry 6

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 7

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be blue?

 

Reflective symmetry 8

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

Look at this diagram which has three lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry with 3 lines

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

Look at this diagram which has three lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry with 3 lines

A

B

C

D

E

F

G

H

I

J

K

L

M

  • Question 1

Look at this diagram which has one line of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 1

CORRECT ANSWER
B
C
EDDIE SAYS
B and C should be yellow because there is only one line of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 2

Look at this diagram, which is to have two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 2

CORRECT ANSWER
B
C
F
EDDIE SAYS
B, C and F should be yellow because there are two lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 3

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry 3

CORRECT ANSWER
A
D
E
EDDIE SAYS
E, A and D should be red because there are 2 lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 4

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 4

CORRECT ANSWER
B
C
F
EDDIE SAYS
B, C and F should be yellow because there are 2 lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 5

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry 5

CORRECT ANSWER
A
D
E
EDDIE SAYS
A, E and D should be red because there are 2 lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 6

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry 6

CORRECT ANSWER
B
L
M
EDDIE SAYS
B, L and M should be red because there are 2 lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 7

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry 7

CORRECT ANSWER
A
C
K
EDDIE SAYS
C, A and K should be yellow because there are 2 lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 8

Look at this diagram which has two lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be blue?

 

Reflective symmetry 8

CORRECT ANSWER
E
F
I
EDDIE SAYS
E, F and I should be blue because there are 2 lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 9

Look at this diagram which has three lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be yellow?

 

Reflective symmetry with 3 lines

CORRECT ANSWER
A
C
K
EDDIE SAYS
A, C and K because there are 3 lines of reflective symmetry.
  • Question 10

Look at this diagram which has three lines of reflective symmetry.

Which squares should be red?

 

Reflective symmetry with 3 lines

CORRECT ANSWER
B
D
G
H
J
L
M
EDDIE SAYS
B, D, G, H, J, L and M because there are 3 lines of reflective symmetry.
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