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Year 5 Translations (Part 1) Worksheets | KS2 Geometry: Position & Direction | Primary Maths

Year 5 | Translations of Shapes (Part 1) Worksheets

These Year 5 shape translation (part 1) worksheets present an engaging task for your pupils. They are prompted to translate groups of shapes based on instructions like “3 squares to the left” or “5 squares to the right, three squares up.” The shapes are situated on a square grid, providing a visual aid to reinforce the concept of translation. In the second part of the worksheet, your class encounters a new shape on a different square grid. Now, the challenge is for learners to translate this shape seven squares to the right and two squares down, requiring them to accurately draw the new position of the shape.

Notably, as some shapes are irregular polygons, this worksheet offers a comprehensive and challenging introduction to the concept of shape translations, setting a high standard for understanding and application.

Our Year 5 geometry: position and direction primary worksheets are aligned with the KS2 national curriculum and can be combined with your ideas for learning activities, differentiation, homework and lesson plans.

Our Year 5 translations of shapes (part 2) worksheets may be of interest to you.

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