A point is an exact location. It has no size, only position. They are illustrated as dots so you can see them, but a point really has no size at all!
Points usually have a name, we name a point using any uppercase letters like “A”, or even “B”
SummaryExamples of Points in Life
- the end tip of a pencil
- the end tip of a pin
- the end tip of a dart pin
In geometry, a line is defined as a group of two or more points. It is a straight line with no bends. Line has no thickness and it extends infinitely in both directions.
We can name lines using two uppercase letters like line AB, line CE, etc.
SUBSETS OF A LINE
- It extends infinitely to opposite directions.
- It has two arrowheads on opposite ends.
- It has no endpoints.
- It has definite length
- It is usually used to indicate measurement such as length, width, height and distance.
- It has one endpoint and an arrowhead on the other end.
- It is usually used to represent an action from a starting position towards another.
Points and Lines Worksheets (Stationery Themed) Worksheets
This is a fantastic bundle which includes everything you need to know about Points and Lines across 21 in-depth pages.
Each ready to use worksheet collection includes 10 activities and an answer guide. Not teaching common core standards? Don’t worry! All our worksheets are completely editable so can be tailored for your curriculum and target audience.
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Worksheets Activities Included
Ages 8-9 (Basic)
- Stationery Items
- Michaela’s Promotion
- Pen’s Power
- Next in Line
- Post-It Notes
Ages 9-10 (Advanced)
- Our Rulers
- Project Polygon
- DIY Geom Drawing
- Stamp Facts
- Geom in Life