Drag the points below onto their correct positions on the coordinate grid then press the Check button.Check
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Level 1 - Plotting small integer coordinates in the first quadrant
Level 2 - Plotting small integer coordinates in all four quadrants
Level 3 - Plotting larger integer coordinates in the first quadrant
Level 4 - Plotting larger integer coordinates in all four quadrants
Level 5 - Plotting decimal coordinates in all four quadrants
More on this topic including lesson Starters, visual aids, investigations and self-marking exercises.
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Some people have trouble remembering what the two numbers in a set of coordinates represent. The first number is the x-coordinate and tells you how many units you go across to the right (negative numbers move you to the left). The second number tells you how many to move up (negative numbers move you down).
The following saying helps you remember the order of the coordinates:
Along the corridor then up the stairs.
Don't wait until you have positioned all of the points before you click on the 'Check' button. Click it often as you work through the activity to see if you are doing it correctly.