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Keywords:

cubes

nets

Students identify nets that can fold to make a cube and explain how they know.

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3

4

Keywords:

cubes

nets

Students identify nets that can fold to make a cube and explain how they know.

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8

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

corners

edges

faces

shape properties

Students give the number of vertices, straight lines, and curved lines and complete sentences to describe different 3-dimensional shapes.

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2

Keywords:

reflection

rotation

transformations

translation

Students choose which transformation is being used to continue a pattern.

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5

Keywords:

rotation

transformations

Students identify what shapes look like when rotated through half and quarter turns.

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5

Keywords:

flip

reflection

rotation

slide

translation

turn

Students need to identify which of the three transformations - translation, reflection, or rotation - has been applied to an animal wallpaper pattern.

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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.

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1

Keywords:

reflection

transformations

triangles

visualising

Students identify what a shape plus its image will look like when reflected in a given mirror line.

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1

Keywords:

angle properties

Students complete a table about angle properties of four geometrical shapes.

5

1

Keywords:

angles

circles

right angles

tangents

Students are required to identify right angles in a series of diagrams, using their knowledge of angle properties relating to circles and tangents.

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1

Keywords:

acute

angles

obtuse

reflex

right angles

straight

Students identify the types of angles made by known landmarks.

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1

Keywords:

interior angles

polygons

Students use their knowledge of the sum of the interior angles of polygons to work out unknown angles for a variety of 2-dimensional shapes.

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0

Keywords:

angles

circles

quadrilaterals

radius

tangents

Students use their knowledge of the angle between a tangent and radius property and the sum of the angles in a quadrilateral to work out unknown angles in a diagram and explain their workings.

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2

Keywords:

key competencies

vectors

Students identify the correct resultant vector of two component vectors, and also identify the correct diagram of a vector that is written in column form.

3

5

Keywords:

enlargement

reflection

rotation

translation

This task requires students to describe the three transformations an animal picture has gone through, choosing from reflection, rotation, translation, and enlargement.

4

1

Keywords:

angle of rotation

rotation

transformations

Students identify the angles of rotation that enable shapes to fit onto themselves.

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

3

Keywords:

reflection

rotation

transformations

translation

Students identify which transformation have been used to make different pictures of frogs.

4

1

Keywords:

order of symmetry

rotation

rotational symmetry

symmetry

transformations

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

3

2

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

nets

rectangular prisms

Students identify which net, when folded, would look like the 3-dimensional shape shown.

3

3

Keywords:

angles

polygons

right angles

Students identify shapes that have one or more right angles.

3

1

Keywords:

3-dimensional shapes

cubes

faces

nets

visualising

Students use a net of a cube to identify opposite faces and what the cube would look like when constructed.

4

1

Keywords:

equilateral

isosceles

right angled triangles

right angles

scalene

triangles

Students identify the types of triangles made by everyday objects.

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3

Keywords:

reflection

rotation

transformations

translation

Students identify which of the three transformations (rotation, reflection, translation) were not used to create repeating koru patterns.

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