# What Is a Right Angle?

Suitable for Year groups: 3, 4, 5, 6

## What Is a Right Angle?  resource description

This resource is ideal as a classroom poster or as a print out reference for your learners. There are three examples of right angles and six non examples, three which are smaller and three which are larger.

# What is a Right Angle?

This resource provides a clear explanation of right angles, a fundamental concept in geometry.

## Why are right angles important?

Right angles are everywhere and essential for:

• Construction: Building square corners for stable structures.
• Design: Creating rectangular shapes in products and graphics.
• Maths: Understanding shapes, angles, and geometric proofs.

## How can this resource help?

This resource offers a focused introduction to right angles:

• Clear definition: Explains what a right angle is (90 degrees).
• Visuals: Uses diagrams to show right angles in different shapes.
• Real-world examples: Highlights where right angles are found.

## Benefits for learners:

• Builds foundational knowledge of angles and shapes.
• Supports understanding of geometry concepts and problem-solving.
• Develops visual recognition of right angles in the real world.

This resource is perfect for teachers introducing angles. It's also a valuable tool for students needing extra support or for parents helping with geometry concepts.

Also, have a look at our wide range of worksheets that are specifically curated to help your students practice their skills related to lines and angles. These teaching resources and worksheets are in PDF format and can be downloaded easily.

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