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National Curriculum: Geometry - Position and Direction - Year 6 - Activities


Created on 25 October 2013 by ncetm_administrator
Updated on 18 December 2013 by ncetm_administrator
 

Activities

Programme of Study statements Activities 
A B
describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants) bullet bullet
draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane, and reflect them in the axes bullet  

Activity A – Transformation Tease

An investigation into positioning and transforming through reflection and rotation. using all four quadrants

calculation of an angle

Activity B – Battleships

The traditional game of battleships can provide a useful reminder for children when using coordinates. Challenge the children to create their own version of the game, perhaps with a different theme, using all four quadrants.

Useful Resources

Squared paper

 

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