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Geometry: Reflections on a Grid

In this worksheet, students reflect points and shapes in the given mirror line on a coordinate grid.

'Geometry: Reflections on a Grid' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:   Draw/Translate Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

Look at the following rectangle drawn on  x and y-coordinate axes.

 

Reflect the rectangle

When we reflect a shape in a mirror line, we reflect each corner in turn.

This is done by moving each point directly to the mirror line and then the same distance beyond.

The result looks like this:

 

Rectangle reflection

 

When writing the coordinates, remember to put the brackets around them.

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