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Translations Lesson

This Year 6 Translations lesson covers the prior learning of translations, before moving onto the main skill of translations across the four quadrants.

The lesson starts with a prior learning worksheet to check pupils’ understanding. 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 6: (6P2) Draw and translate simple shapes on the coordinate plane, and reflect them in the axes
Mathematics Year 6: (6P3) Describe positions on the full coordinate grid (all four quadrants)

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2 Teaching Support

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Lesson Slides

These lesson slides guides pupils through the prior learning of translations, before moving onto the main skill of translations across the four quadrants. There are a number of questions to check pupils' understanding throughout.

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Modelling PowerPoint

This powerpoint can be used to model the questions that the children will complete on the Varied Fluency and Reasoning & Problem Solving worksheets as part of this lesson.

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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 Year 6 Translations lesson covers the prior learning of translations, before moving onto the main skill of translations across the four quadrants.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 5 Translations Game checks pupils' understanding of translating shapes across a grid in different directions.

2 Practical Activities

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Supporting Activity

This translations supporting activities sheet contains suggestions for additional tasks you might wish to use to support pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in the lesson.

2 Varied Fluency

Varied Fluency from the old Resource Pack

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency questions for pupils to practise the main skill of this lesson.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Translations Game checks pupils’ ability to translates shapes across all four quadrants.

2 Application

Application and Reasoning from the old Resource Pack

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Mixed Practice

This worksheet includes varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving questions for pupils to practise the main skill of translations across the four quadrants.

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Discussion Problem

This worksheet includes two discussion problems which can be used in pairs or small groups to further pupils' understanding of the concepts taught in this lesson.

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Interactive Challenge Activity

This Year 6 Translations Maths Challenge checks pupils’ understanding of plotting and translating coordinates within a problem solving context.

2 Homework

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Worksheet

This differentiated worksheet includes varied fluency and reasoning and problem solving questions to support the teaching of this step.

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Learning Video Clip

Pirate Pearl is being chased by more pirates. She must re-hide the treasure then it is safe. She is using translating to help her cleverly re-hide the treasure.

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Interactive Activity

This Year 6 Translations IWB Activity includes three questions designed to check pupils understanding of the four quadrants and translating shapes.

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Consolidation Pack

This Consolidation Year 6 Autumn Block 4 resource pack is aimed at Year 6 Expected and has been designed to give children the opportunity to consolidate the skills they have learned in Autumn Block 4 – Geometry: Position and Direction.

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Home Learning Pack

This Autumn week 12 Maths pack contains varied fluency, reasoning and problem solving worksheets.