Making symmetrical shapes

Last updated: 15/11/2023
Contributor: Teachit Author
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Geometry and measures: 2D shapes
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Worksheet
In this worksheet on line symmetry, students are given 2D shapes made from squares.They are asked to create new shapes, either by adding a square or by combining two shapes, so that they have the specified number of lines of symmetry. The questions include one and two lines of symmetry. Students could cut out the shapes to support them in this activity.
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11/05/2019

It has now been amended. thanks again.

Neil Hendry

30/01/2018

Thanks for pointing that out. We will amend that.

Neil Hendry

17/01/2018

In the 3rd pairing in task 3 (5sq + 1sq), the 2nd and 3rd solutions given have no lines of symmetry. The correction in both cases is to move the single square to the opposite side of the 5sq shape.

J Hulance

07/01/2018

11/05/2019

It has now been amended. thanks again.

Neil Hendry

30/01/2018

Thanks for pointing that out. We will amend that.

Neil Hendry

17/01/2018

In the 3rd pairing in task 3 (5sq + 1sq), the 2nd and 3rd solutions given have no lines of symmetry. The correction in both cases is to move the single square to the opposite side of the 5sq shape.

J Hulance

07/01/2018