5

1

Keywords:

line symmetry

order of symmetry

rotational symmetry

Students identify the axes of symmetry, and the order of symmetry of four geometrical shapes. The information is recorded in a table.

5

1

Keywords:

line symmetry

order of symmetry

rotational symmetry

5

1

Keywords:

line segments

lines

reflection

symmetry

transformations

triangles

In a shape made up of triangles, students identify lines of symmetry for pairs of triangles and identify pairs of triangles which reflect through a line of symmetry.

4

2

Keywords:

cubes

cylinders

nemp

reflection

symmetry

volume

For this NEMP task students perform a range of tasks involving symmetry, shape and angle identification, and reflection.

3

2

Keywords:

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

Students identify the correct line of symmetry from a selection of different shapes with mirror lines.

3

0

Keywords:

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

Students fold and cut paper to make symmetrical shapes.

2

1

Keywords:

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

Students draw lines of symmetry through pictures of everyday objects.

4

1

Keywords:

line symmetry

symmetry

Students draw lines of symmetry on everyday objects.

4

1

Keywords:

angle of rotation

line symmetry

rotational symmetry

symmetry

Students identify axes of symmetry, and angles of rotation.

4

0

Keywords:

angle of rotation

rotation

rotational symmetry

symmetry

transformations

Students specify the smallest angle of rotation so a shape remains the same.

3

0

Keywords:

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

transformations

visualising

Students identify what a sheet of paper will look like when it is folded and has shapes cut from it.

3

0

Keywords:

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

Students identify axes of symmetry on several shapes and which shape has no axis of symmetry.

4

1

Keywords:

order of symmetry

rotation

rotational symmetry

symmetry

transformations

Students identify the order of rotational symmetry for a number of shapes.

2

0

Keywords:

drawing

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

Students complete pictures by drawing in the other side of a mirror line.

3

4

Keywords:

drawing

reflection

symmetry

transformations

Students draw reflections of shapes in given mirror lines.

3

2

Keywords:

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

transformations

Students draw lines of symmetry on everyday objects.

2

3

3

Keywords:

drawing

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

Students draw lines of symmetry on road sign pictures.

2

2

Keywords:

cubes

cylinders

enlargement

nemp

right angled triangles

symmetry

For this NEMP task students perform a range of tasks which cover aspects of symmetry, shape identification, enlargement, and right-angle recognition.

4

0

Keywords:

order of symmetry

rotation

rotational symmetry

symmetry

transformations

Students draw lines of symmetry on a five sided star.

3

5

Keywords:

drawing

line symmetry

reflection

symmetry

In this practical task, students use a mirror to help identify and draw lines of symmetry on six pictures.

3

2

Keywords:

angle of rotation

rotation

rotational symmetry

symmetry

transformations

Students identify the smallest fraction of a turn so that a shape remains the same.

2

4

1

Keywords:

drawing

line symmetry

nemp

symmetry

For this NEMP task students draw the other half of a shape by using its line of symmetry.

2

3

Keywords:

reflection

symmetry

In this practical task, students cut out shapes from a folded piece of paper to recreate a pattern of symmetrical shapes.

3

1

Keywords:

area

drawing

shape properties

symmetry

Students design school library badges by creating four symmetrical patterns using 2-dimensional shapes. A display board template is included for students to put their work on.