Y4 Maths

Year 4 Move on a Grid

This Year 4 Move on a Grid lesson covers the prior learning of describing movement, before moving onto the main skill of moving on a coordinate grid.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. If they need more practice, you can choose other resources for that step. The interactive lesson slides recap the prior learning before moving on to the main skill. Children can then practise further by completing the activities and can extend their learning by completing an engaging extension task.

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Year 4: (4P2) Describe movements between positions as translations of a given unit to the left/right and up/down

Mathematics Year 4: (4P3a) Describe positions on a 2D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant

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Lesson Slides

Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guide pupils through the prior learning of describing movement, before moving onto the main skill of move on a grid. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Lesson Slides

These are the same as the lesson slides on Classroom Secrets. You can assign this as an activity for pupils to access individually in school or remotely from home.

1 Prior Learning

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Worksheet

This worksheet recaps prior learning of describing movement, before moving onto the main skill of moving on a coordinate grid.

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For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 2 Describing Movement Game checks pupils' understanding of describing movement of objects using forwards, backwards, up, down, left and right.

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Worksheet

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of move on a grid.

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Full Step

For further practice, visit the full step where you will find a selection of further resources and activities such as a differentiated resource pack, homework/extension worksheet and discussion problem.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 4 Move on a Grid Game is designed to check pupils' understanding of moving points on a grid.

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Extension

This move on a grid extension task includes a challenge activity which can be used to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the move on a grid lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 4 Move on a Grid Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils' understanding of moving points on a grid. Pupils will work out how the order in which the parcels are delivered on the grid by following the instructions.