Year 5

Year 5

# Reflecting shapes across the x axis and the y axis

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will reflect shapes across all 4 quadrants using coordinates.

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## Starter quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the following statements is correct?
Correct answer: The line of reflection can sometimes be horizontal or vertical
The line of reflection is always horizontal
The line of reflection is always parallel with the x axis
The line of reflection is always vertical
Q2.
If we are reflecting a shape onto a vertical line of symmetry then which of the following statements is correct?
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes will change
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes will stay the same
Only the x coordinate will stay the same
Correct answer: Only the y coordinate will stay the same
Q3.
If we are reflecting a shape onto a horizontal line of symmetry then which of the following statements is correct?
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes will change
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes will stay the same
Correct answer: Only the x coordinate will stay the same
Only the y coordinate will stay the same
Q4.
If a shape is reflected across a horizontal line of reflection and one of the vertices of this shape with the co-ordinate (-4,6) is just 2 squares away from the line of reflection what would it's reflected coordinate be?
(-2, 6)
(-2, 8)
(4, -6)
Q5.
If a square is reflected across a horizontal line of symmetry where A (-6,7) reflects to ( -6,1) and B(-3,7) reflects to (-3,1), what are the reflected points of C and D?
(-3,7) and (-3,2)
(-6,3) and (-3,4)
(-6,4) and (-4,3)

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the following statements is NOT correct?
The x axis can be a line of reflection
Correct answer: The x axis cannot be a line of reflection
The y axis can be a line of reflection
When shapes are reflected some of the coordinates can change
Q2.
If we are reflecting a shape onto the x axis then which of the following is correct?
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes must change
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes must stay the same
Correct answer: The x coordinate will definitely stay the same
The y coordinate will definitely stay the same
Q3.
If we are reflecting a shape onto the y axis then which of the following statements is correct?
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes must change
Both the x and y coordinates of the reflected shapes must stay the same
The x coordinate will definitely stay the same
Correct answer: The y coordinate will definitely stay the same
Q4.
A triangle with the coordinates (-5,6), (-5,7) and (-4,7) is reflected by a line of reflection along the y axis, which of the below are the correct reflected coordinates?
(-5,-5) (-7,7) (-4,-4)
(-5,-6), (-5,-7) (-4,-7)
(5,-6) (5,-7) (4,-7)