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Geometry: Moving Shapes on a Grid

In this worksheet, students build their understanding of simple translation of shapes on a grid by following simple instructions.

'Geometry: Moving Shapes on a Grid' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Geometry: Position and Direction

Curriculum subtopic:   Draw/Translate Shapes

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, we will learn how to move a shape on a grid following instructions.

 

Triangle on grid

 

Translate this triangle 5 units to the right and 3 units down.  Move the shape corner by corner and then draw the new triangle. Each of the three points of the triangle will move 5 places right and three places down. When the points are drawn together in the new position the new orientation of the triangle will become obvious.

 

Translated triangle

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