Worksheet: Giving Directions Using “Clockwise” and “Counterclockwise”

In this worksheet, we will practice how to give directions such as walking forward or backward a number of steps and making full, quarter, half, or three-quarter turns clockwise or counterclockwise.

Q1:

Victoria is following these directions:

Walk backward 1 space.

Turn a quarter turn counterclockwise.

Walk forward 2 spaces.

Where is she now?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q2:

Chloe is following these directions:

Walk forward 2 spaces.

Turn a quarter turn clockwise.

Walk forward 1 space.

Where is she now?

  • A
  • B

Q3:

Jennifer is following these directions: Make a half-turn counterclockwise. Walk 5 spaces.

Where is she now?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q4:

The frog walked 3 spaces forward, made a quarter-turn clockwise, and walked 3 spaces forward. Did it catch the spider?

  • AYes
  • BNo

Q5:

Sophia is following these directions: Walk 3 spaces. Make a quarter-turn clockwise. Walk 2 spaces.

Is she now in the supermarket?

  • ANo
  • BYes

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