Lesson Two – Mirror Lines

This maths teaching pack for Key Stage One gets the children to identify and record where to find vertical lines of symmetry on different 2D shapes. The class can suggest where they might also find examples of shapes in other places with the same matching lines of symmetry.

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record where to find vertical lines of symmetry on different 2D shapes

Learning Objectives

Identify and describe the properties of 2-D shapes. Identify line symmetry in a vertical line on 2-D shapes.

Learning Outcomes

I can describe how shapes are the same or different. I can identify vertical lines of symmetry in 2D shapes.

Mirror Lines

Teaching sequence to help the children identify and record where to find vertical lines of symmetry on different 2D shapes

Mirror Lines

Activity to help the children identify and record where to find examples of vertical lines of symmetry on different 2D shapes

Mirror Lines (support)

Activity cards to help the children identify and record where to find examples of vertical lines of symmetry on different 2D shapes

Shape Match

Interactive activity to help the children identify different shapes to match statements about their individual properties

Mirror Lines

Interactive activity to help the children identify and record where to find vertical lines of symmetry on different 2D shapes

Download this teaching pack including a lesson plan, classroom activities and an interactive presentation to teach the children to identify and record where to find vertical lines of symmetry on different 2D shapes

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