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A Maths Lesson Starter of The Day

Plot the following coordinates and join them up in order.

(4, 3) (3, 2) (2, 0) (3, -2) (4, -3) (7, -3)

(9, -1) (9, 2) (8, -1) (7, -2) (6, -2) (7, 0)

(6, 2) (5, 3) (4, 3) (3, 4) (4, 6) (4, 5)

(5, 5) (5, 6) (6, 4) (5, 3)

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Reflect the picture you have drawn in the y-axis.

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Topics: Starter | Coordinates | Graphs

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  • Don't miss the 'Change Picture' button below the answers, it will provide you with different sets of coordinates for different pictures (there are currently four different pictures available). Feel free to create your own graph picture then paste the coordinates in the comments here for all to share.

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Note to teacher: Doing this activity once with a class helps students develop strategies. It is only when they do this activity a second time that they will have the opportunity to practise those strategies. That is when the learning is consolidated. Click the button above to see coordinates for another picture.

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Do they have iPads or Laptops in Lessons?

Whether your students each have a TabletPC, a Surface or a Mac, this activity lends itself to eLearning (Engaged Learning).

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