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Coordinates: Plotting Simple Shapes

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

'Coordinates: Plotting Simple Shapes' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Year:  Year 6 Maths worksheets

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:   Draw/Translate Shapes

Popular topics:   Geometry worksheets

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Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, plot points on a set of x and y-coordinate axes and join the points with lines, forming simple shapes.

Be familiar with the following shapes:

Isosceles Triangle, Right-angled Triangle, Square, Rectangle, Parallelogram.

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

 

Example

Join (0, 0) to (2, 0).

Join (2, 0) to (1, -3).

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

Join (-1, -3) to (0, 0).

Which shape has been drawn?


Answer

Parallelogram Coordinates

We have drawn a Parallelogram.

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