Lesson Worksheet: Clockwise and Counterclockwise Turns Mathematics

In this worksheet, we will practice how to use the words “clockwise” and “counterclockwise” to describe whole, quarter, half, and three-quarter turns.

Q1:

Look at how the turtle moved.

Pick the words to finish the sentences.

First, the turtle made a quarter turn .

  • Aclockwise
  • Bcounterclockwise

Then, the turtle made a turn clockwise.

  • Athree-quarters
  • Bhalf
  • Cquarter

Q2:

Liam and Natalie were asked to make a quarter turn clockwise.

Who did it correctly?

  • ALiam
  • BNatalie

Q3:

The frog makes a quarter-turn counterclockwise.

What will it be facing?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q4:

Here is a picture of a cat.

Turn this picture by a whole turn.

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q5:

What is the next shape?

  • A
  • B
  • C
  • D

Q6:

Pick the sentence that describes how the plane turns.

  • AA half turn, clockwise
  • BA three-quarter turn, counterclockwise
  • CA whole turn
  • DA three-quarter turn, clockwise

Q7:

If the given shape made a half turn, which of the following shapes represents its new position?

  • A
  • B
  • C

Q8:

Which of the following describes the steps that the boy took to reach the new place?

  • A3 squares forward, quarter turn counterclockwise, and 1 square forward
  • B3 squares forward, quarter turn clockwise, and 1 square forward
  • C1 square forward, quarter turn counterclockwise, and 3 squares forward

Q9:

FIll in the blank using “clockwise” or “counterclockwise”: The given shape made a quarter-turn .

  • Aclockwise
  • Bcounterclockwise

Q10:

True or False: The boy made a quarter turn counterclockwise.

  • AFalse
  • BTrue

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