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Working with Coordinate Planes

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Support math instruction with a collection highlighting the use of coordinate planes. Included are a series of videos by Virtual Math Girl—a teacher video, student video, activities, supplemental materials, and assessments. 
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Solve Ratio Problems Using Tables and the Coordinate Plane (6.RP.A.3d)

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
The ratio is a great skill to teach young scholars because it can solve a variety of problems. See how ratios are solved through different methods in each of the following videos brought to you by LearnZillion. 
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 1: Ratios and Unit Rates

For Teachers 6th Standards
Twenty-nine lessons make up a unit designed to boost sixth-graders' math skills. Working on ratios and unit rates, mathematicians go through a variety of centers to create, write, and model ratios. They convert between fractions,...
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 2: Vectors and Matrices

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Here's a collection for gamers and non-gamers. The 29 lessons in the Calculus and Advanced Topics Module 2 are divided into five topics: Networks and Matrices, Linear Transformation of Planes and Space, Systems of Linear Equations,...
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Common Core Math: 8th Grade

For Teachers 8th Standards
Check out the Common Core with a collection that represents all the 8th grade math standards. Most resources engage multiple standards but the main one is listed on the notes section of each tab. 
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EngageNY Precalculus and Advanced Topics Module 1: Complex Numbers and Transformations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Prepare your mathematicians for calculus with a collection of 32 lessons that focus on three topics: linearity, complex number operations as transformations, and the power of right notation. Each lesson includes teacher materials...
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Common Core Math: 6th Grade

For Teachers 6th Standards
Need some help aligning your 6th grade math curriculum to Common Core? Here is a collection complete with a resource for every standard in the curriculum. While many of these resources cover multiple math standards, the main one...
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Thanksgiving Math Worksheets Grades 5–8

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Gobble these math worksheets up just in time for Thanksgiving. From problem solving to graphing, class members practice their math skills with a collection packed with Thanksgiving-themed worksheets.
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 3: Similarity

For Teachers 8th Standards
The concept of similarity is the focus of a module designed to boost eighth grader's math skills. Scholars examine the Fundamental Theorem of Similarity, dilations, and the Pythagorean Theorem. The module consists of 14 lessons and two...
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EngageNY Grade 8 Math Module 7: Introduction to Irrational Numbers Using Geometry

For Teachers 8th Standards
Eighth-graders use knowledge of geometry to examine irrational numbers in a 25-part math module. Included are twenty-three lessons that offer direct instruction, guided and independent practice, as well as opportunities for collaborative...
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Grade 8, Claim 1: Concepts and Procedures Item Slide Shows

For Teachers 8th Standards
Ten resources make up a collection of student and teacher-friendly slides that prepare eighth graders for the Smarter Balance assessment. Learners review rational and irrational numbers, convert repeating decimals to fractions, as well...
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"Grade 6, Claim 2 & 4: Problem Solving & Communication Reasoning Supports"

For Teachers 6th Standards
A three-resource collection of teacher and student-friendly slides provides sixth graders with models of items on the Smarter Balanced assessments. Claim 2 offers 13 questions that assess problem solving. Claim 3 problems illicit...
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EngageNY Grade 6 Math Module 5: Area, Surface Area, and Volume Problems

For Teachers 6th Standards
Scholars take part in 20 lessons covering math concepts—area, surface area, and volume. Learning opportunities enforce knowledge of measurement and geometric shapes. A mid-unit exam challenges pupils to demonstrate what they know this...
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Summer Math Projects

For Teachers 6th - 11th
Summer learning loss can be one of the most tragic things to happen to a student's academic success, as well as cause much frustration for educators. Stop the learning loss in math with five summer projects intended for middle and high...
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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. 
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Points in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Keep young mathematicians on point with this coordinate plane worksheet. From plotting ordered pairs to identifying the quadrant and coordinates of specific points, this resource covers all the basic skills students need to have when...
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Human Coordinate Plane: An Array of Desks

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Use a kinesthetic activity to elucidate ordered pairs and coordinate planes. Arrange desks in a square array and distribute to learners cards with ordered pairs based on the locations of their seats. By having various groups of learners...
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Halloween Cartesian Art: Bat

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Get the class batty over graphing. Young mathematicians plot ordered pairs in all quadrants of a Cartesian plane, and connect the points to create a bat.
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Who Can Make the Best Coordinate System?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Working with a map that does not have a coordinate system on it, small, collaborative teams must come up with a coordinate system for their map. Groups then explain their coordinate structure to the class.
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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. Students extend the concept of dilatation to the coordinate plane.
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Polar and Cartesian Coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th
The class has a brief review of polar and Cartesian coordinates. Then they get to play battleship and discover polar coordinates in more depth. They get a lot of practice converting from polar to Cartesian coordinate points and vice...
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Lesson Plan - Distance in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Learners explore the distance formula. They use Cabri, Jr. to explore distances in a coordinate plane. The lessons requires pupils to calculate distance with both the distance formula and the Pythagorean Theorem in order to discover the...
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Algebra: Graph Points in the Coordinate Plane - Practice 13.1

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Learners  solve 12 problems where they are given points on a coordinate plane and write the coordinates for each point. They answer 12 problems where they are given ordered pairs and must identify the point at each pair. Pupils graph two...
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Transformations on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders explore transformations on a Coordinate plane. In this transformation lesson plan, 9th graders predict the transformation that will occur in each situation. Students also explore the relationship between a picture and its...
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Polar Coordinates

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Graphing outside of the Cartesian plane is a unique challenge for many students, particularly the part where they need to convert (x, y) coordinates into polar form. Enter this lesson and corresponding worksheet covering the basics of...
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Rectangular Coordinate System

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Everything you need to understand the rectangular coordinate system is explained in this easy to follow video. Great for elementary to middle schoolers learning about plotting points, graphing, and locating points on a coordinate grid....
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Problem Solving and the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th Standards
Class members investigate rectangles on the coordinate plane. They determine the length of line segments in the coordinate plane with the same x-coordinate or same y-coordinate and then solve geometric problems involving perimeter and...
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Locating Ordered Pairs on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th Standards
Four quadrants, four times the fun. Future mathematicians learn the terminology associated with the coordinate plane and how to plot points in all four quadrants. A worksheet tests their understanding of the material in the 16th...
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Parallel Lines in the Coordinate Plane: Lesson

For Students 8th - 10th Standards
Discover the parallel structure of parallel lines. Provided with two parallel lines on a coordinate plane, the presenter shows that the rise and run, or slope, of the two lines are the same. The resource, which is a portion of a larger...
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Plot Points Given as Ordered Pairs on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 11th Standards
You can't get from point A to point B if you can't find point A. Using a helpful video lesson, viewers learn how to plot points on a coordinate plane. The instructor emphasizes the vertical and horizontal distance of the x and...
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Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Turkey

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What does a turkey like to eat on Thanksgiving? Nothing, it's already stuffed. Turkey enthusiasts graph points on a Cartesian coordinate system
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Exploiting the Connection to Cartesian Coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Multiplication in polar form is nice and neat—that is not the case for coordinate representation. Multiplication by a complex number results in a dilation and a rotation in the plane. The formulas to show the dilation and rotation are...
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The Coordinate Plane

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Get to the point of planes using an informative video lesson. A thorough lesson describes the components of the coordinate plane including the axes, quadrants, and origin. The facilitator then teaches the process of plotting and...
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Introduction to the Cartesian Plane - Part 1 (L8.1A)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
The order in ordered pairs is an important descriptor! Young scholars learn how the order of a coordinate pair helps them find its location on a Cartesian plane. The video lesson demonstrates graphing points in each quadrant and explains...
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Distances in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Learners explore the concept of the distance formula. In this distance formula lesson, pupils use the distance formula to determine the lengths of segments in the coordinate plane. They use the Pythagorean Theorem to determine the length...
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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...
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Cartesian Diver

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Amaze your scholars with an activity that uses a Cartesian diver to demonstrate Pascal's Law, Archimedes' Principle, and the Ideal Gas Law. Groups then repeat the process and make their own diver move up and down in a bottle.
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Introduction to Polar coordinates

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
The class practices plotting points in a Cartesian coordinate system and a Polar coordinate system. They convert from one system to the other to get coordinates to plot. Then they play a Tic-Tac-Toe or Connect Four game to have a...
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Investigating Properties of Lines in the Plane

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Practice the properties of lines in the coordinate plane. Young mathematicians use Cabri on their graphing calculator to determine the slope ratios. They use the change in y-coordinates/change in x-coordinates. Additionally, they find...
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Introduction to Polar Coordinates

For Teachers 10th - 12th
High schoolers compare polar coordinates to that of rectangular coordinates. They locate points in a polar coordinate plane and convert that point to one on a rectangular coordinate plane, and vice versa.
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Coordinate Geometry

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Introduce your fifth graders to the coordinate plane, ordered pairs, and plotting points on any of the four quadrants. This wonderful resource makes preparation for your math class quick and easy. It explains everything the class will...
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Coordinate Pairs: An Introduction

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Ordered pairs, the x and y-axis - sounds like it's time to introduce learners to the plotting points on a graph! This presentation is great as it introduces the concept, provides an example of how to use a coordinate plane, and then...
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Working With Coordinate Planes: Instructor Video

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Watch a video intended for teachers to gain pointers, tips, and tricks to teach learners how to graph ordered pairs on a coordinate plane, and to calculate distances with the distance formula. Additionally, obtain recommendations...
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Find Perimeter and Area by Finding the Length of Sides by Comparing Coordinates

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Using coordinates to draw a rectangle, help learners understand the relationship between the given order pairs used as the vertices and the length of its joining sides. This is the second video in a series of four using geometry to solve...
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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...
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Human Coordinate Plane: Student Worksheet

For Students 4th - 7th
An excellent way to teach the basics of coordinate graphing is here for you! Young mathematicians take on the identity of one of the two numbers in a coordinate pair, and the entire class must arrange themselves in the proper order. This...
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Integers and the Coordinate Plane - EL 23.1

For Students 5th - 6th
In this English Learners integer activity, fifth and sixth graders review the coordinate plane showing the Four Corners of the United States. They review the terms coordinate plane, axis, x-axis, y-axis, quadrants, origins, ordered pair,...
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Integers and the Coordinate Plane - Reteach 23.1

For Students 5th - 6th
In this integers and coordinate plane activity, students review the terms horizontal, x-axis, vertical, y-axis, quadrants, point, and coordinates. Students then use the graph with the four quadrants and write the ordered pairs for each...
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Integers and the Coordinate Plane - Practice 23.1

For Students 5th - 6th
In this integer and coordinate plane activity, students use the graph of figures on a coordinate plane to help them write the ordered pairs for each given point. Students then write the letter name for each set of integers. Students use...
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The Coordinate Plane

For Students 7th - 11th
Sal's goal in this video is to "familiarize ourselves with the x, y-coordinate plane." If your pupils have blank expressions when you present them with graphing problems, this video will be a great help to clear up the basics.
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Writing Task 6.G.3 Item 2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Donnie and Steward each created triangles on a coordinate plane and want to know if they have the same area. Young mathematicians use their ability to plot ordered pairs and find the area of triangles to help answer this...
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Writing Task 6.G.3

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Monitor young mathematicians' understanding of the coordinate plane with this short writing exercise. Provided with ordered pairs for three points, students must find the coordinates of a fourth point using information about the distance...
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Linear Inequalities in the Half-Plane

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils graph all the solutions of a linear inequality on the coordinate plane. They determine whether to graph a solid or dotted boundary line and which half-plane to shade to show the solutions.
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Determining Coordinates: Graphing Patterns

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Building on their prior knowledge about patterns, this series of worksheets introduces young mathematicians to graphing in the coordinate plane. Using written descriptions of different numerical patterns, learners create sets of order...
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Investigating Transformations Using Coordinates

For Students 7th - 9th Standards
Use transformations to coordinate the coordinates! After graphing a transformation, class members examine the patterns in the coordinates. They repeat the process for each type of transformation and end by generalizing their conclusions....
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Coordinate Graphs

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
As you introduce coordinate graphs to scholars, be sure to use guided worksheets like this one. Using an example for guidance, they write the coordinates of five points on a graph, each distinguished as a shape symbol. Next, scholars do...
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Coordinates

For Students 5th Standards
For beginning point plotters, these graphs give a good introduction. They examine a graph with shapes drawn onto it and each vertex labeled. There are 20 total, and scholars write the coordinates of each labeled point. All of these are...
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Graph Picture (Coordinate Pairs)

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Coordinate graphing on a grid is the focus of this instructional activity. Young mathematicians plot 42 coordinate pairs on a graphing grid, then connect the dots to make a picture. A fun way to get your learners involved in graphing!
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Graph Picture (Coordinate Pairs) 2

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Looking for an engaging way to encourage your class to practice graphing coordinate pairs? This might be the activity you are looking for! For this worksheet, learners create a picture by plotting 54 coordinate pairs on graph and then...
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Algebra: Graph Points in the Coordinate Plane - Reteach 13.1

For Students 5th - 6th
In this coordinate graphing activity, youngsters solve four problems where they locate points on a coordinate graph and write the ordered pair for each point. They solve fopur problems where they are given four ordered pairs from a...
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How Do You Find the X-Coordinate of a Point on a Line If You Have Another Point and the Slope?

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Use the slope formula to find the missing coordinate. You've been given all the needed information to solve this problem. So all you need to do is plug in the values and solve for the missing variable value.
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Drawing the Coordinate Plane and Points on the Plane

For Students 6th Standards
To plot a point in the coordinate plane, you first need a coordinate plane. Pupils learn to draw an appropriate set of axes with labels on a coordinate plane. They must also determine a reasonable scale to plot given coordinate pairs on...
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Graph a Picture on Cartesian Coordinates

For Students 5th - 6th
Find out what picture is hidden in this graph and work on coordinate graphing with this worksheet! Learners plot 66 ordered pair points on a Cartesian graph, then connect the dots to make a picture. This would work as an in-class...
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Unknown Area Problems on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 7th Standards
Scholars determine distances on the coordinate plane to find areas. The lesson begins with a proof of the formula for the area of a parallelogram using the coordinate plane. Pupils use the coordinate plane to determine lengths to...
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Distance on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 6th Standards
Pupils use absolute value to determine the distance between two points on the coordinate plane. The seventh installment of a 22-part series asks class members to determine the lengths of sides of geometric figures drawn on the plane....
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From Ratio Tables, Equations and Double Number Line Diagrams to Plots on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 6th Standards
Represent ratios using a variety of methods. Classmates combine the representations of ratios previously learned with the coordinate plane. Using ratio tables, equations, double number lines, and ordered pairs to represent...
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Graphs and Functions

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Middle schoolers describe plotting functions on the Cartesian coordinate plane. They solve functions on paper and using an online tool to plot points on a Cartesian coordinate plane creating lines and parabolas.
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Circles in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Make the connection between the distance formula and the equation of a circle. The teacher presents a lesson on how to use the distance formula to derive the equation of the circle. Pupils transform circles on the coordinate plane and...
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Dilation in the Coordinate Plane: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Multiply coordinates to either shrink or enlarge a figure. An informative segment of a geometry playlist introduces dilation on the coordinate plane. The dilations in the resource use the origin as the center of dilation, which makes...
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Where in the World is South Carolina?

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Challenge your learners to wrap graph paper around a ping pong ball to represent the latitude and longitude of the earth. It just can't be done! But it's a great introduction to latitude and longitude. It can be looked at in...
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Christmas Cartesian Art Tree

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Spruce up graphing practice with an activity that has young mathematicians plot points on a coordinate plane, and then connect the points to create a Christmas tree.
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Coordinates and the Cartesian Plane

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
The plot thickens to get a functional understanding. After a short review of plotting points on the coordinate plane, class members learn the difference between functions and relations in the second lesson in a series of nine. They show...
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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.
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Determining Perimeter and Area of Polygons on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 6th Standards
That shape is so weird, there's no way to find its area! Show your classes that they can use grids and known formulas to find the perimeters and areas of irregular figures. Pairs develop methods to break irregular figures into figures...
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Perpendicular Lines in the Coordinate Planes: Lesson

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Get the slope right with two easy steps. By placing two perpendicular lines on the coordinate plane, the video determines the relationship of the slopes of the two line lines. The resource is a part of an informative and extensive...
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Classifying Quadrilaterals in the Coordinate Plane: Lesson

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Coordinate the classification of quadrilaterals. Given the definitions of special quadrilaterals, a portion of a geometry playlist highlights ways to classify a quadrilateral. The video takes information from figures on a coordinate...
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Points on a Coordinate Grid

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
Introduce your class to the basics of coordinate planes. The reading passage included here describes ordered pairs and the different quadrants on a coordinate grid. Learners read the passage and respond to five related questions.
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Working with Coordinate Planes: Activities and Supplemental Materials

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Seven activities make up a collection of supplemental materials to reinforce graphing on a coordinate plane. Worksheet objectives include plotting coordinates within single and four quadrants, measuring straight and diagonal lines, and...
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Dilations on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 8th Standards
Dilations from the origin have a multiplicative effect on the coordinates of a point. Pupils use the method of finding the image of a point on a ray after a dilation to find a short cut. Classmates determine the short cut of being able...
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Exit Ticket 6.G.3 Item 2

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Challenge students' understanding of area and the coordinate plane with this exit ticket exercise. Given the ordered pairs corresponding to the vertices of two triangles, young mathematicians must find the area of the quadrilateral...
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Introduction to the Cartesian Plane - Part 2 (L8.1B)

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Help your classes see the Cartesian plane for the map that it is! A video presentation describes the quadrants of the coordinate plane and how they affect the values of x and y. The instructor presents several examples of graphing points...
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Cartesian Candy Bars II

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Sharing is caring, and sharing in equal parts gets easier when Linear Functions are applied. Learners work in groups to determine equal candy bar shares among various numbers of people. They complete a data chart and plot points in a...
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Perimeter and Area of Polygonal Regions in the Cartesian Plane

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How many sides does that polygon have? Building directly from lesson number eight in this series, learners now find the area and perimeter of any polygon on the coordinate plane. They decompose the polygons into triangles and use Green's...
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Working with Coordinate Planes: Assessments

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
It's time for scholars to show what they know about coordinate planes with a collection of three assessments. The exams' objectives include plotting points on a single grid, measuring using the distance formula, and identifying points on...
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Halloween Cartesian Art: Witch Hat

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What is the mystery picture? After plotting points on the first quadrant of a Cartesian coordinate system, young mathematicians connect the points to create a Halloween-themed picture.
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Perimeter and Area of Triangles in the Cartesian Plane

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Pupils figure out how to be resourceful when tasked with finding the area of a triangle knowing nothing but its endpoints. Beginning by exploring and decomposing a triangle, learners find the perimeter and area of a triangle. They then...
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Distance on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th Standards
Scholars learn how to find the distance of vertical and horizontal line segments on the coordinate plane in the 19th installment of a 21-part module. The use of absolute value comes in handy.
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Working with Scale on the Cartesian Plane

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
A change in scale often has a significant effect on the visual display of a graph. Young scholars learn how to consider the scale of a coordinate plane when graphing a set of points. The video lesson shows how to determine the ordered...
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Polygons in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
You'll be ready to plot something after a lesson on coordinate geometry! The video instructor begins by discussing how to plot four points to create a quadrilateral. The second example demonstrates finding the area and perimeter from the...
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Cartesian Coordinate System

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Examine the features of the coordinate system with a video that describes the basics from quadrants to axes. The instructor then demonstrates how to locate a point given by an ordered pair. 
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Plotting Points on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
X and y mark the spot. Young scholars watch as a video instructor describes the process of plotting ordered pairs on a coordinate plane. Beginning with an overview of the vocabulary, the video demonstrates how to find the location of...
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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...
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Types of Triangles and Coordinate Grids

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Young scholars begin the instructional activity with a review of the different types of triangles. As a class, they are introduced to the coordinate system and participate in game in which they find different coordinates. They must knock...
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Coordinates on a Shower Curtain: Math

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students use a shower curtain to represent a coordinate plane and then physically demonstrate their understanding or ordered pairs as they move from place to place.
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Christmas Cartesian Art Santa

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Santa has his eye on you in a graphing activity that has young mathematicians plot ordered pairs on a Cartesian plane. After joining the points together, a picture of jolly Santa Claus comes to life.
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The Cartesian Plane

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
Learners solve and complete 22 various types of problems. First, they find the gradients of the lines and plot the given points. Then, they complete the table of values for each equation and use the table to draw the graph. 
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Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Mayflower

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
How did the Pilgrims arrive to America? Middle schoolers graph ordered pairs on a coordinate system, connect the points, and discover a mystery picture—the Mayflower.
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Transformations in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Your learners connect the new concepts of transformations in the coordinate plane to their previous knowledge using the solid vocabulary development in this unit. Like a foreign language, mathematics has its own set of vocabulary terms...
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Transformations - Rotations in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 8th - 11th Standards
In this geometry lesson, math scholars brainstorm examples of rotations.  Using the SMARTboard, students observe a rotation. They create their own rotation using graph paper. Finally, pupils complete a worksheet and graph rotations.
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Introduction to Polar Coordinates - Concept

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learning polar coordinates does not require visiting the North Pole, though explaining igloos is much easier using polar coordinates. The lesson begins with a video explaining how to find coordinates on a spherical plane and how to...
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Graphs in the Coordinate Plane: Functions on a Cartesian Plane

For Students 6th - 8th
Connect the dots to graph a linear function. Young mathematicians use an interactive to first plot provided points on a coordinate plane. They connect these points with a line and then answer questions about the slope and y-intercept of...
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Polygon Classification in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
Classify this resource into the "Use" pile. Scholars use an interactive coordinate plane to plot polygons given coordinates for the vertices. They use properties to classify each polygon and answer a few challenge questions regarding the...
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Working With Coordinate Planes: Student Video

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Provide your mathematicians an introduction to coordinate planes with a captivating video featuring Virtual Math Girl. Viewers get a step-by-step description of how to use a single, positive number quadrant to plot ordered pairs, and to...
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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...
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Writing Task 6.NS.6

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Engage young mathematicians in using their knowledge of the coordinate plane to reduce Baltimore's crime rate with a fun exit card problem. After first using a coordinate grid to graph the ordered pairs corresponding to crime locations,...
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The Coordinate Plane

For Students 7th - 9th
In this coordinate plane instructional activity, students graph pairs on a coordinate plane. They examine functions and use their graphing calculator to graph the given equation. This four-page instructional activity contains 2...
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Algebra: Graph Points in the Coordinate Plane: Problem Solving

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
A coordinate plain is drawn over a quilt square and geometers, or quilters, must answer questions about the "bear claw" pattern shaded in. This is an appropriate application of the Cartesian coordinate system to a real-world situation!
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Cartesian Graphing

For Students 5th - 8th
In this graphing worksheet, students use the Cartesian plane (or coordinate grid) to complete graphs. This is a worksheet generator. The teacher may select the level of difficulty as well as the type of problems students are asked to...
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Lines in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 10th
In this lines in the coordinate plane worksheet, 10th graders solve and complete 46 various types of problems. First, they write an equation of the line with the given slope that contains the given points. Then, students graph each line...
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Distance Formula Between Two Points on a Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Young mathematicians play a revised version of the game "Battleship" to discover the distance formula between two points on a grid. They calculate distances on a coordinate plane.
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Polar Coordinates

For Students 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Polar opposites might not work together—but polar coordinates do! The interactive provides learners the opportunity to graph trigonometric and algebraic functions using polar coordinates. The program takes either individual data points...
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Coordinates

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Young graphers decide where to plot a point given a specific ordered pair. The problems vary in difficulty, beginning with simpler coordinates, and ending with plotting and connecting coordinates. Each graph is labeled with the...
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Draw Polygons Using Given Coordinates as Vertices

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
At the end of the activity your learners will be able to classify a polygon by the number of ordered pairs given in a coordinate plane used as the vertices. this is the first video in a progressive series of four using geometry to solve...
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Functions in Coordinate Grid 1

For Students 7th - 8th
In this math worksheet, students are given 4 tables of x-y coordinates and a grid. Students figure the relationship between the x and y coordinate and plot the points. Students then use a given rule to find the y coordinate.
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What is the X-Coordinate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How are ordered pairs, coordinate points, and graphing related to each other? What is the importance of the x-coordinate? Does it matter what order you write an ordered pair in? Yes! The x-coordinate is always written first. Always! And...
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Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Students use computer applets to demonstrate three dimensional coordinate planes. In this coordinate planes lesson plan, students play a coordinate game and a maze game.
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Integers and the Coordinate Plane - Homework 23.1

For Students 5th - 6th
In this integers and coordinate plane worksheet, students use the graph to find the integer ordered pair for each letter point. Students then write the letter name for each integer point and complete the integer word problem.
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Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Pilgrim Hat

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
What did some Pilgrims wear on top of their heads? Individuals graph sets of ordered pairs, and connect the points to create a mystery Thanksgiving picture.
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Searching a Region in the Plane

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Programming a robot is a mathematical task! The activity asks learners to examine the process of programming a robot to vacuum a room. They use a coordinate plane to model the room, write equations to represent movement, determine the...
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Coordinate Geometry

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Where do the coordinates lead? As children brainstorm ways to find the location of different buildings, they learn about coordinate points and how to use them to locate areas on a grid or map. They practice using ordered pairs by playing...
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Great Graph Art: Decimals and Fractions

For Students 4th - 6th
Here is an excellent pair of graph art worksheets. In the first activity, learners determine the ordered pairs by working with decimal place values, and then plot the ordered pairs to create a picture of a baseball player. For the second...
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Geography of the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Put the graph into graphing and allow learners to understand the concept of point plotting and how it relates to data. The worksheet provides a nice way to connect data analysis to a graph and make predictions. The worksheets within the...
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Transformations on the Coordinate Plane - Teacher Notes

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students explore transformations on the coordinate plane.  In this transformations on the coordinate plane lesson, students use lists to stretch and shrink graphs of ordered pairs.  Students translate, rotate, and reflect figures...
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Graph and Solve Real-World Problems Using a Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
The world is full of different locations to visit. Have your learners calculate the distance between different locations by using the absolute value of two points. Introduce counting distance for lower-level learners first. Video is last...
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Graph Picture (Coordinate Pairs) 3

For Students 3rd - 5th
Here is a very good coordinate graphing worksheet. Learners practice graphing by plotting 58 coordinate pairs, then connecting the dots to reveal a picture. This resource could be used as an in-class activity or a homework assignment.
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Coordinate Grids: First Quadrant

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students investigate the first quadrant of the Cartesian coordinate system. They use online activities to identify the coordinates of points, or plot specific points. They direct a robot through a mine field laid out on the coordinate...
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Writing Task 6.G.3 Item 1

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Young mathematicians combine their understanding of polygons and the coordinate plane in this short writing exercise. Looking at five points plotted on a graph, students must explain in writing how they can be used to create a trapezoid...
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Triangle Congruence with Coordinate

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Two triangles are displayed on a coordinate plane. Youngsters apply a reflection and a translation to demonstrate their congruence. This exercise makes a terrific tool for teaching these concepts, or a way to assess learning.
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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...
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Distance Between Two Polar Coordinates: Exploring Changes in Angle and Radius

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Get straight answers on a curved grid. An interactive has learners apply the Law of Cosines to find the distance between two points on the polar coordinate plane. The pupils use the radii lengths and the angle between the two radii to...
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Write Coordinate Pairs for Points

For Students 5th - 9th Standards
Show your learners how to reverse their thinking by writing coordinate pairs for points already on a graph. The video reviews graphing and quadrants before introducing how to write coordinates. Video is second in a seven-part series. Use...
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Coordinates

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Over and up, it's really that easy. A short video describes how to locate points and how to identify the coordinates of points on a two-dimensional coordinate plane. A worksheet provides some additional problems to help scholars master...
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What is the Y-Coordinate?

For Teachers 5th - 8th
How are ordered pairs, coordinate points, and graphing related to each other. What is the importance of the y-coordinate? Does it matter what order you write an ordered pair in? Yes! The y-coordinate is always written second. Always! And...
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Line 'Em Up!

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Coordinate planes and Cartesian graphing systems are the focus of this math lesson. Learners use video, internet activities, and engage in hands-on activities in order to explore coordinate planes. The materials needed for this lesson...
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Coordinate Grid: Area and Circumference of Circles

For Students 9th - 12th
Here is a geometry worksheet in which learners plot the points of a circle onto a coordinate grid and proceed to calculate the area or circumference of the circle. There are four questions.
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Determining Coordinates: Reading Coordinate Planes

For Students 5th - 6th Standards
Practice reading coordinate planes with a series of graphing worksheets. Kids read questions about symbols and shapes on specific coordinates, then use the answer section to indicate which shape in on the desired coordinates.
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Distance on the Coordinate Plane

For Students 8th Standards
Apply the Pythagorean Theorem to coordinate geometry. Learners find the distance between two points on a coordinate plane by using the Pythagorean Theorem. The vertical and horizontal change creates a right triangle, which allows...
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Cartesian Classroom

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Elementary schoolers become points on a Cartesian Plane in their classroom. They review ordered pairs, positive and negative coordinates, quadrants, and the x and y axes. Pupils follow commands that help review vocabulary, such as...
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Christmas Cartesian Art Holly

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Happy Holly Days! Get the class graphing points on a coordinate plane with a worksheet that turns ordered pairs into works of Cartesian art.
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Sink Cap’n K!

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Turn a lesson on the coordinate plane into a class game of battleship with this fun math resource. Providing two coordinate grids and and places to fill in the ordered pairs that are guessed, this activity is a great way to familiarize...
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Thanksgiving Cartesian Art: Pumpkin

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Not a Halloween jack-o-lantern, but a Thanksgiving pumpkin! Young mathematicians graph and connect points on a coordinate system to unveil the mystery picture.
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Halloween Cartesian Art

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Jack-o-lanterns are the face of Halloween. Middle school mathematicians graph coordinates on a cartesian plane and connect the points to create a jack-o-lantern.
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Integers and the Coordinate Plane - Problem Solving 23.1

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
On a separate piece of graph paper, pupils create a coordinate plane. They follow the directions in each step to plot the ordered pairs in order to answer the associated question. This is a wonderful way to practice using the Cartesian...
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A Cartesian Diver—Classic Chemistry Experiments

For Teachers 6th - 10th Standards
Sometimes the simplest experiments leave the biggest impression! Introduce young chemists to the Cartesian Diver by having them make one of their own. Use the Diver to further their study of liquids and gases, as well as compression.
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Coordinates of Equilateral Triangles

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can it be constructed? The task poses the question whether it is possible to have an equilateral triangle with its vertices located at integer coordinates. Pupils work with their knowledge of trigonometric ratios and the Pythagorean...
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Linear Inequalities in One and Two Variables: Rays and Half Planes

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Define rays and half planes, including the concepts of boundary lines and prerequisite knowledge of coordinate planes. Given linear inequalities in one and two variables, your class will compare the differences. They will also graph...
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Lucky Leprechaun's Coordinate Grid

For Students 4th - 6th
In this coordinates worksheet, students connect the letters in the grid to find the hidden image and record the letters above their coordinates to find the Irish words. Students complete this for 43 coordinates.
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Coordinate Grids

For Students 5th - 6th
For this math worksheet, learners examine a four-quadrant coordinate grid with 10 points which have been plotted and labeled. They answer three questions about the grid including problems about slope.
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Plotting Coordinates on a Cartesian Plane

For Teachers 7th - 11th
Students practice identifying points on a coordinate plane, creating charts, and calculating ratios. In groups, students play a "battleship" game where they determine the location of their own fleet and attempt to find the location of...
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Worksheet 9 - Math 222 - Three-Dimensional Coordinate System

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this coordinate system worksheet, students compute the areas and lengths in polar coordinates, find unit vectors, work with the three-dimensional coordinate system, compute cross products, and compute dot product equations. This...
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Algebra: Graph Points in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 8th
In this graphing points in the coordinate plane instructional activity, students record coordinates, name ordered pairs, and solve 1 word problem.
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Practice 6-6: Placing Figures in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 10th - 12th
In this coordinate plane worksheet, students find the coordinates of the midpoint of a given segment and determine the length of a side. They find the slope of segments. This one-page worksheet contains 18 multi-step problems.
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Graph Points in the Coordinate Plane: English Learners

For Students 6th - 7th
In this English Learners graphing worksheet, students study the four quadrants and the x and y coordinate values for each. Students then identify the quadrant for the ordered pairs in the first set. In the second set, students complete...
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Trig Graph

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
You and your learners will enjoy having many copies of this trigonometric graph set on the Cartesian coordinate grid with a domain running from -360 degrees to 360 degrees and a range running from -2 to 2.
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Worksheet Eight: Exploring Functions and Cartesian Products

For Students Higher Ed
In this function and cartesian product worksheet, students list the partitions of a function. They generate elements of the cartesian product of sets. This two-page worksheet contains 8 multi-step problems.
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Co-Ordinates

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
Challenge young mathematicians' understanding of the coordinate plane with this series of skills practice worksheets. Offering 10 different exercises that involve identifying ordered pairs, graphing polygons, and rotating/reflecting...
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Unit 8 Review Packet: Polar Coordinates, Polar Graphs, and Vectors

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Tying together an introductory unit on polar coordinates, graphs, and vectors is often a daunting task. So many nuanced math skills develop through these lessons that making sure an assessment hits them is difficult, to say the least....
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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...
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Coordinates and Perimeters

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Here is a lesson containing a great activity based on coordinates, and the perimeters of shapes created using a given set of coordinates. After youngsters creat a shape on a grid based on some coordinate pairs, they must identify which...
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Worksheet - Distances in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Middle and high schoolers explore the distance formula. In this geometry lesson, learners determine the length of a segment with the distance formula and the Pythagorean Theorem. They explore the relationship between the two methods of...
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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...
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Transformations in the Coordinate Plane

For Students 5th
In this graphing worksheet, 5th graders use a sheet of grid paper to graph the figures in 5 word problems involving coordinates and then solve each one.
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Plane Coordinate Geometry

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students solve proofs dealing with the coordinate plane. In this geometry lesson, students verify properties of triangles and quadrilaterals.
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The Coordinate Plane

For Students 6th - 8th
Use this Saxon math coordinate plane worksheet to have your learners utilize a graphing calculator, equate the vertices of a rectangle, and then graph their conclusions as well as answer a variety of fill in the blank equations.
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Midpoint and Distance Foldable

For Teachers 7th - 11th Standards
Support young mathematicians with learning the concepts of midpoint and distance with this foldable resource. Offering both graphic examples and written equations, this reference clearly demonstrates for students how these key terms...
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Worksheet 39 - Polar Coordinates

For Teachers Higher Ed
In this polar coordinates worksheet, students graph polar coordinates and determine the values of a given series. This one-page worksheet contains 14 multi-step problems.
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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.
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Drawing Polygons on the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 6th Standards
Find areas of figures where the sides are not horizontal or vertical. The eighth segment in a 22-part series presents figures on grids that have sides that are neither horizontal nor vertical. Pupils devise methods to compose or...
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Mathematics: Growing Patterns

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Learners graph growing patterns using ordered pairs on a coordinate grid. They read The Fly on the Ceiling, a Math Myth.
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Travel Maps

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Use maps of well-known cities to teach about quadrants in the coordinate plane. Links to maps for: Boston, Chicago, New York, Orlando, and Washington DC are included. There are two student resources also: A graph on which to plot points,...
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Reflecting Reflections

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
A triangle rests in quadrant two, from which your class members must draw reflections, both over x=2 and x=-2. This focused exercise strengthens students' skills when it comes to reflection on the coordinate plane.
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Transformations in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Transform algebra to represent geometric movements. The lesson plan provides guidance to introduce your scholars to the application of the precise definitions of rigid transformations. Pupils work through several transformations to...
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Christmas Cartesian Art Snowflake

For Students 5th - 8th Standards
A festive math worksheet hones graphic skills and keeps the season bright! Young mathematicians join points in the order they were graphed to create a snowflake picture.
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Mathtastic Amusement Park

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Middle schoolers will be amused by this theme-park-themed activity. They are given a coordinate plane displaying the relative locations of rides, restrooms, and other attractions. They interpret the locations using ordered pairs that...
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Slope in the Coordinate Plane: Lesson

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Rise and run to find slope. Given a graph of a line, the presentation shows how to find the slope by determining the rise and the run. The resource, part of an extensive geometry playlist, reveals the four basic slopes of lines.
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Outdoor Education Map

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Sixth graders mark activity stations and locations of important buildings on a grid map of an outdoor education school. This is a practical application for the skill of graphing points in the four quadrants of the coordinate plane.
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Matrix Transformations

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Twelfth graders explore transforming matrices representing figures in the coordinate plane by entering data points of figures such as triangles and quadrilaterals into a matrix. High schoolers dilate, rotate, reflect, and translate the...
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How Do You Rotate a Figure 90 Degrees Clockwise Around the Origin?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Show your class how to rotate a figure 90 degrees clockwise around the origin of a coordinate plane. The lecturer in this video explains the concepts and steps involved in reflecting a figure across the y-axis. Consider providing this...
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How Do You Rotate a Figure 90 Degrees Clockwise Around the Origin?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Show your class how to rotate a figure 90 degrees clockwise around the origin of a coordinate plane. The lecturer explains the concepts and steps involved in reflecting a figure across the y-axis. Consider providing this for learners as...
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Graphing Functions

For Students 8th - 10th
In this graphing functions worksheet, students enter functions into a graphing calculator and observe the resulting graphs.  They graph functions by hand and label the coordinate plane.  This four-page worksheet contains instructions for...
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It's a Drag!

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
This is a fantastic lesson! Learners create a data table to track and measure the speed of robots as they drag race around a course. They put systems of linear equations in recognizable, conceptual, and mathematical terms, then graph...
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Vectors in the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Examine the meaning and purpose of vectors. Use the lesson to teach your classes how find the magnitude of a vector and what it represents graphically. Your pupils will also combine vectors to find a resultant vector and interpret its...
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Plotting Functions

For Teachers 8th - 9th Standards
Youngsters use a graphing calculator to assist in creating a function table. They graph the function on a coordinate plane. They explore the relationship between the domain and range in the graph. This four-page worksheet contains two...
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How Do You Rotate a Figure 180 Degrees Around the Origin?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Demonstrate how to rotate a figure around the origin of a coordinate plane. The instructor in this video tutorial explains the concept deliberately, showing how to complete the rotation as she presents the information. After she finishes...
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How Do You Rotate a Figure 270 Degrees Clockwise Around the Origin?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Pupils who view this tutorial will gain a better understanding of how to rotate a figure around the origin of a coordinate plane. This video covers how to rotate clockwise and counterclockwise to achieve the same purpose. Show this video...
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How Do You Rotate a Figure 180 Degrees Around the Origin?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Demonstrate how to rotate a figure around the origin of a coordinate plane. The instructor in this video tutorial explains the concept deliberately, showing how to complete the rotation as she presents the information. After she finishes...
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How Do You Rotate a Figure 270 Degrees Clockwise Around the Origin?

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Pupils who view this tutorial will gain a better understanding of how to rotate a figure around the origin of a coordinate plane. This video covers how to rotate clockwise and counterclockwise to achieve the same purpose. Show this video...
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Graphing the Four Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the Cartesian coordinate system, future flight experts plot points to determine whether or not an airplane will fly. With the four forces of weight, lift, drag, and thrust represented in different quadrants, your physics learners...
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Traveling Around the World?

For Teachers 8th - 9th
Using a longitude and latitude map that relates to the coordinate grid and job description cards that come with places to travel to, young mathematical travelers use the distance formula and The Pythagorean Theorem to answer questions...
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Reflections of Shapes

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
In this reflection of shapes worksheet, learners graph images on a coordinate plane. They reflect the image and sketch it on the graph. They write a rule to describe the transformation. This four-page worksheet contains 14 problems....
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Mapping Worksheet #1

For Students 6th - 8th
Get out the compass and a pencil its time to use a coordinate grid to practice mapping skills. Young cartographers use the prompts and provided grid to plot locations, draw parallel lines, and determine distances between points. 
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Location on a Grid

For Students 2nd - 5th Standards
This grid features 15 animals, and scholars use a coordinate system to describe the location of each. The x-axis is labelled with letters and the y-axis with numbers, and they list the coordinate pairs beside the animal names below the...
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How Do You Find the Distance Between Two Points?

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learn how to use an algebraic formula to find the distance between two given points on a coordinate plane.
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Four-Quadrant Grid

For Students 4th - 5th Standards
This is a nifty tool to keep on hand, especially when addressing CCSS.Math.Content.6.NS.6 standards. It is, simply, a Cartesian coordinate plane with all four quadrants. Give individuals one each, and then call out or write ordered pairs...
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Dilation on a Coordinate Plane

For Students 9th - 12th
In this geometry worksheet, students dilate a quadrilateral by first determining the points, applying the scale factor, and redrawing the transformed image. There is 1 shape to transform.
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Coordinate Geometry Battleship Lesson Plan

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students play a "Battleship" type of game to practice graphing on a coordinate plane. In this coordinate graphing lesson plan, students select a point on their grid to place their "battleship." It the opposing team misses the ship, the...
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Twists and Turns

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students reflect, rotate, translate, and dilate figures in the Cartesian coordinate plane using grid paper and dot paper. They use transformations (i.e., reflections, translations, rotations, and dilations) to describe geometric patterns...
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Coordinates 1

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this math worksheet, 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).
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Coordinates on a Grid

For Teachers 5th - 6th Standards
Identify the coordinate points on an overhead using graph paper with houses placed at coordinate points. The class reads ordered pairs and locate ordered pair points as they play a game in which they are using a map to locate addresses....
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Graphing and the Coordinate Plane

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Ready to introduce your class to the coordinate plane? This website includes a detailed lesson plan that includes two interactive games to help learners practice graphing ordered pairs. The scripted discussion is a little cheesy and a...