Position and Direction
Intro to Coordinate Plane
Students will be able to define a coordinate system, plot coordinate pairs, and work with the x-axis and y-axis.
Students understand intersecting lines
Students have a basic knowledge of the coordinate system.
Students should be familiar with the x-axis and y-axis
Differentiate your instruction by grouping your students by their needs and choose the most effective activity for each group
Challenge Your Students
Notice that students get stumped on the meaning of the coordinates of a point.
Watch out for students who reverse the x- and y-coordinates when labeling or graphing.
Have students work together to correct each other’s work