Cartesian Coordinate System

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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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Post the video as a reference 
  • Allow time for practice periodically throughout the unit
Classroom Considerations

  • If assigning as homework, ensure your class has Internet access at home
Pros

  • Emphasizes new vocabulary with explanations
  • Examples include all the important concepts of the basics of plotting points
Cons

  • None
Common Core