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Year 3

Know that a right angle describes a quarter turn

I can describe turning through a right angle as making a quarter turn and can turn clockwise or anticlockwise.

New
New
Year 3

Know that a right angle describes a quarter turn

I can describe turning through a right angle as making a quarter turn and can turn clockwise or anticlockwise.

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Lesson details

Key learning points

1. Two right angles make a half turn.
2. Three right angles make a three-quarter turn.
3. Four right angles make a full turn.

Keywords

• Quarter turn - One right angle makes a quarter turn.

• Half turn - Two right angles make a half turn.

• Three-quarter turn - Three right angles make a three-quarter turn.

• Full turn - Four right angles make a full turn.

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Starter quiz

6 Questions

Q1.
Which of these sentences describe a right angle?
Correct answer: A right angle is a square corner
Correct answer: A right angle is a quarter turn
A right angle is found in every shape
Correct answer: A right angle is a measure of turn
Q2.
How many right angles does this shape have?
0
2
3
Q3.
True or false. The hands on this clock show a right angle.
False
Q4.
The right angle shows the turn between which numbers on the clock?
11 and 2
11 and 1
10 and 2
Q5.
Which of the images is not showing a right angle?
a
c
d
Q6.
Which of the capital letters have at least one right angle?
A
W

Exit quiz

6 Questions

Q1.
Match the number of right angles to the number of turns.
Correct Answer:One right angle makes,a quarter turn

a quarter turn

Correct Answer:Two right angles make,a half turn

a half turn

Correct Answer:Three right angles make,a three-quarter turn

a three-quarter turn

Correct Answer:Four right angles make,a full turn

a full turn

Q2.
Match the arrow with the size of turn.

a quarter turn

a half turn

a three-quarter turn

Q3.
Two quarter turns is the same as a turn.