Y6 Mathematics

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. 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 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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Lesson Slides

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

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Worksheet

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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Full Step

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

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Extension

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