Lesson Plan
K20 LEARN

#### Airplanes and Airstrips, Part 2

For Teachers 9th Standards
Table the decision to land. Pupils form flight crews by matching up different representations of linear equations. Given a set of coordinates for an airstrip, the crews determine the equation of the line that will position their planes...
Interactive
New Mexico State University

#### Game Over Gopher

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Coordinate an attack on hungry gophers. Scholars play a game that relies on placing objects on the coordinate plane to stop gophers from eating a carrot. As the game levels increase, learners encounter different scales and the need to...
Interactive
Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Ordered Pairs

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Using an amusing amusement park, Sam describes how it is a coordinate plane and how to graph an ordered pair. Perfect for beginners, the animation moves on to point out a tip using the first quadrant of an empty coordinate plane.
Lesson Plan
K20 LEARN

#### Whoopsies, Graphing Edition: Coordinate Plane Graphing

For Teachers 6th - 7th Standards
How do you handle common mistakes in your classroom? A graphing activity prepares scholars to recognize common misconceptions when graphing ordered pairs. The activity concentrates on three common graphing mistakes.
Workbook
Utah Education Network (UEN)

#### Extending the Number System

For Students 6th Standards
Don't feel negative about negative numbers. Individuals extend their knowledge of positive numbers and fractions to rational numbers. They see how to represent negative rational numbers on a number line, learn about opposites and...
Interactive
New Mexico State University

#### Creature Caverns

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Plot the relationship of characteristics of creepy creatures. Learners plot the coordinates to describe the number of eyes, horns, and/or brains different creatures have. Pupils fill out a table to plot the points and complete the pattern.
Performance

#### Getting Around Millbrook

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
When is the distance formula not accurate? Referencing a map of the school, pairs determine the walking distance between two locations. Creating coordinates for each location, pupils determine the distance between the two points and...
Performance

#### Distance and Midpoint Formulas in a Mall

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Go for a walk in the mall. Pupils find distances between stores on a diagram of a mall on Quadrant I. The scholars also determine the midpoint between a store and an entrance to the mall to then create their own paths and determine their...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### Rectangle Space

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a coordinated look at rectangles. The task asks pupils to plot the length and width of created triangles in the coordinate plane. Using their plots, scholars respond to questions about rectangles and their associated points on the...
Assessment
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California Education Partners

#### Science Fair Project

For Students 5th Standards
Plant the data firmly on the graph. Given information about the growth rate of plants, pupils determine the heights at specific times and graph the data. Using the information, scholars determine whether a statement is true and support...
Assessment
CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Target D

For Teachers 6th Standards
Elevation often confuses people due to a misunderstanding of negative numbers. Scholars practice applied elevation problems in addition to absolute value and coordinate pair questions. Each slide presents one question to help pupils...
Assessment
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CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 6th Grade Math – Claim 3

For Students 6th Standards
Communication is key. Eight sample items show how important communication and reasoning is for sixth grade mathematics. Part of the Claim 2-4 slide show series, the presentation uses concepts from fifth and sixth grade to illicit...
Assessment
1
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CCSS Math Activities

#### Smarter Balanced Sample Items: 8th Grade Math – Target G

For Teachers 8th Standards
Transform the thinking of transformations with six sample items that illustrate the first four standards in the eighth grade geometry domain. Items use the coordinate plane to transform figures and analyze the relationship of the figures...
Instructional Video3:53
Corbett Maths

#### Coordinates and Shapes

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
Where is the point? Given three points on the coordinate plane, the video walks through the steps to find the location of the fourth point to create a given special quadrilateral. The narrator first determines the coordinates of the...
Worksheet
Curriculum Corner

#### Winter Coordinate Grids

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Young geometers identify the location of each icon by naming the ordered pair through a set of 10 winter-themed worksheets.
Lesson Plan
Microsoft

#### Coordinates

For Teachers 6th - 8th
What are your coordinates? After learning about coordinate systems in the real world, scholars see how a three-dimensional coordinate system works in Minecraft. They write a program to produce a compass rose and conduct an activity where...
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Simple Coordinates Game

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Let coordinate pairs show you the way home. Scholars plot houses on a coordinate plane with given coordinates using an interactive app. Alternatively, they can identify the coordinates of houses already plotted on a coordinate plane.
Interactive
Shodor Education Foundation

#### Scatter Plot

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
What is the relationship between two variables? Groups work together to gather data on arm spans and height. Using the interactive, learners plot the bivariate data, labeling the axes and the graph. The resource allows scholars to create...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Points in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Map your way to success in understanding coordinate points. Individuals drag town landmarks to their appropriate locations on a coordinate plane representing a map. They answer a set of challenge questions to see if their answers are...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Plots of Polar Coordinates: Submarine Sonar

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Find the location of enemy submarines with a sonar display that doubles as a polar coordinate system. Pupils find polar coordinates that would be the same location of plotted submarines. They then determine multiple polar coordinates...
Interactive
CK-12 Foundation

#### Rectangular to Polar Form for Equations: Polar Coordinates

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Plot points around a wheel. Pupils use an interactive tool to plot a point using polar coordinates with the aid of a wheel. Scholars use the interactive to answer five questions to finish the lesson. The resource provides background...
Lesson Plan
EngageNY

#### Symmetry in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th Standards
The 17th installment of a 21-part module investigates symmetry in the coordinate plane. After plotting several examples, scholars develop a rule for the coordinates of a point after reflecting over the x-axis, the y-axis, or both.
Assessment
EngageNY