Rotational symmetry

  • Grade: Year 5
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Rotational symmetry

Year 5
Location and Transformation
Identify rotational symmetry.
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Interactive Activity
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  • Year 5
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Location and transformation

        • ACMMG114 – Describe translations, reflections and rotations of two-dimensional shapes. Identify line and rotational symmetries

  • 3 – Year 3
    • 3.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 3.GM.3 – Represent reflections, translations, and rotations by creating and describing patterns

  • 4 – Year 4
    • 4.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 4.GM.3 – Represent and describe the symmetries of a shape

  • 6 – Year 6
    • 6.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 6.GM.4 – Represent and describe the results of reflection, rotation, and translation on shapes or patterns

  • 7 – Year 7
    • 7.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 7.GM.5 – Identify and describe the transformations that have produced given shapes or patterns

  • KS2.Y5 – KS2 Year 5
    • Year 5 programme of study
      • KS2.Y5.G.PD – Geometry - position and direction

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y5.G.PD.1 – Identify, describe and represent the position of a shape following a reflection or translation, using the appropriate language, and know that the shape has not changed

  • 4 – Grade 4
    • 4.G – Geometry
      • Mathematics

        • 4.G.3 – Recognize a line of symmetry for a two-dimensional figure as a line across the figure such that the figure can be folded along the line into matching parts. Identify line-symmetric figures and draw lines of symmetry.