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Human Ordered Pairs
Use prior knowledge to plot an ordered pair on a Cartesian plane. Children chart an original picture of themselves by charting their points. They also apply this skill to longitude and latitude. A quiz helps assess their understanding.
5th - 7th Math 20 Views 99 Downloads CCSS: Designed
And the Point Is?
Explore graphing ordered pairs. Learners identify and describe parts of a coordinate grid, graph ordered pairs, explore positiive and negative numbers, and create an ordered pair activity using a software program. Several web links are included.
4th - 6th Math 37 Views 221 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Study Jams! Ordered Pairs
Using an amusing amusement park, Sam describes how it is a coordinate plane and how to graph an ordered pair. Perfect for beginners, the animation moves on to point out a tip using the first quadrant of an empty coordinate plane.
4th - 6th Math 3 Views 1 Download CCSS: Adaptable
Find Distances on a Map by Comparing Ordered Pairs
Show learners that by comparing two ordered pairs, the distance between points on a map can be found. Make a copy of the town map shown in the video to pass out and use with the guided practice. Challenge learners with the extension activity that has them creating their own maps.
5 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Coordinates on a Grid
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. This comprehesive lesson plan even includes the handouts that you will need to implement it.
5th - 6th Math 43 Views 173 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Mathtastic Amusement Park
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 include both positive and negative numbers.
5th - 7th Math 40 Views 76 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Finding Slope of a Line from Graphs, Tables, and Ordered Pairs
Middle schoolers explore the concept of slope in numerous ways and start to look at simple linear equations. They describe the slope in a variety of ways such as the steepness of a line, developing a ratio, using graphs, using similar triangles, and through ordered pairs.
7th - 9th Math 60 Views 400 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
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 need to know in a straightforward, step-by-step way.
5th - 6th Math 14 Views 122 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Battle Ship Using Grid Paper
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 plane.
4th - 6th Math 26 Views 30 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Why Is It Called an Ordered Pair?
Order is important! An ordered pair is comprised of an x-value, and a y-value. The x-value always comes first. This ordered pair represents a point on a coordinate plane. If the order of the x-value and the y-value are switched then they will represent a different point on the graph.
2 mins 6th - 8th Math 3 Views 1 Download
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 a Battleship game and by using an interactive website.
4th - 5th Social Studies & History 13 Views 78 Downloads
Human Coordinate Plane: An Array of Desks
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 stand up depending on what number they have in their ordered pair or the sum of their coordinates, they can develop a visceral understanding of x- and y-axes, lines, and visual representations of equations like x + y < 2.
4th - 8th Math 11 Views 11 Downloads
The Mysterious Constant
Students investigate patterns. In this upper elementary/middle school data collection and analysis mathematics tics lesson, students sue the constant function of the calculator to record the ordered pairs in a table, describe the pattern, and predict what will come next.
5th - 8th Math 3 Views 60 Downloads
Ordered Pair Solutions of Equations
Assign this video as a homework refresher on the concept of ordered pairs as solutions to linear equations. Viewers will observe how Sal uses the line on the graph to determine if the given ordered pair is a solution to the given equation.
1 min 9th - 11th Math 3 Views 1 Download
One in, one out is what functions are about in a video explaining the rules and qualities of these relationships. Have your learners practice with ordered pairs, tables, mapping, and graphs, deciphering whether or not those relationships are a function.
6 mins 7th - 10th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads CCSS: Designed