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...
Lesson Plan
Math by Design

#### Transformations – Reflections

For Teachers 7th - 8th Standards
Scholars use interactive resources to figure out how to mathematically draw a reflection of a geometric shape viewed in a mirror. To conclude the activity, class members are asked to deduce the result of multiple reflections across...
Activity
Marshall Cavendish International

#### Coordinate Plane Treasure Hunt

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Similar to the game Battleship®, partners try and determine where the opponent buried their treasures on the hidden coordinate plane. Two types of planes are provided, one with only quadrant one and one with all four for a higher...
Activity
Shasta County Office of Education

#### Human Graphing Activity

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Take graphing outside and make a giant coordinate plane to plot your human points. Young graphers are each given a coordinate for a particular shape and asked to make the geometrical shapes one by one. Those not plotted are to write down...
Lesson Plan
National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

#### Stitching Quilts into Coordinate Geometry

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Who knew quilting would be so mathematical? Introduce linear equations and graphing while working with the lines of pre-designed quilts. Use the parts of the design to calculate the slope of the linear segments. The project comes with...
Handout
Cabrillo College

#### Elementary Algebra

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Hello Algebra! If you're in need of a resource with a books worth of examples and practice problems, this is it. Some topics include linear equations, polynomials and exponents, rational expressions, quadratic equations, and a great...
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.
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Curated OER

#### A Rectangle in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A quadrilateral is drawn on the coordinate plane, and eighth grade geometers find the length of each side and the diagonals by applying the Pythagorean theorem.
Lesson Plan
Illustrative Mathematics

#### Battle Ship Using Grid Paper

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
You sank my battleship! The iconic cry of the time-honored game, Battleship will be heard in classrooms with this learning game that requires only grid paper, pencils, and an introductory knowledge of the first quadrant of the coordinate...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Understanding Latitude and Longitude

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Teaching learners about latitude and longitude can get a little complicated. Present the concept by first representing it as a graph. Just like finding a location on a graph using the x and y-axis, learners will be able to locate items...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Coordinate Plane Transformations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Geometric transformations are explored by high schoolers. They will create a set of instructions for plotting coordinates representing an original transformation of a real-world figure. These instructions are shared with middle...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Escher-Esque Tessellations

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Middle and high schoolers participate in a seven-part lesson creating Escher-Esque tessellations. They demonstrate their knowledge of geometric transformations after viewing a PowerPoint presentation, conducting Internet research, and...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Walking the Plank

For Students 6th - 8th
This is a cool math activity. Kids collect and interpret data based on a physical act. A board is balanced between a scale and a step, learners record a peer's weight as it decreases while s/he walks further away from the scale. They...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Year 5 - Term 2

For Teachers 4th - 6th
This incredibly thorough and challenging presentation should engage all of your young math whizzes. Each of the 94 slides has tips, problems, puzzles, and brain teasers that will test the math abilities of even your top learners. An...
Worksheet
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

#### Graphs from Patterns

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Fifth graders analyze patterns and begin looking at function tables. This is a pertinent preparation for graphing patterns. In fact, consider giving your class a piece of graph paper and then teach them how!
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Curated OER

#### Analyzing Equations Through Slope and Y-int

For Teachers 8th - 11th
With problems applying to modern-day topics like Netflix and McDonald's, math whizzes analyze graphs and investigate the slopes. In this algebra worksheet, learners identify the slope and y-intercept of the given equations. They graph...
Lesson Plan
NTTI

#### Line 'Em Up!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Coordinate planes and Cartesian graphing systems are the focus of this math activity. Learners use video, internet activities, and engage in hands-on activities in order to explore coordinate planes. The materials needed for this...
PPT
Curated OER

#### Visualizing and Naming Polygons

For Teachers 5th - 6th
A really useful resource contains 116 slides covering basic geometric concepts related to 2-D or plane shapes. Shape properties, translations, reflections, congruence, symmetry, and grid work are all laid out in a comprehensive and...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Coordinates 1

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this math activity, students fill in a chart by determining the location of different shapes on a coordinate system. Students are reminded to crawl (x-axis) before they climb (y-axis).
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Graphs

For Students 9th - 11th
In this graphs worksheet, students solve and complete 15 various types of problems. First, they determine the range of the function of the graph shown and write in interval notation. Then, students find the domain of the function in the...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Dilations in the Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Tenth graders investigate dilations and explore the dilation transformation before investigating the properties of a dilation using Cabri Jr. Young scholars extend the concept of dilatation to the coordinate plane.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Take a Hike!

For Teachers 8th - 9th
In this map-reading worksheet, students answer 11 questions about their "hike" by reading their topographic map, checking coordinates and describing terrain.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Scatter-Brained

For Teachers 7th
Seventh graders graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. They create a scatterplot. Additionally, they determine the line of best fit and investigate the slope of the line. Multiple resources are provided. An excellent resource!
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.