Determining Coordinates: Graphing Patterns

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Building on their prior knowledge about patterns, this series of worksheets introduces young mathematicians to graphing in the coordinate plane. Using written descriptions of different numerical patterns, learners create sets of order pairs and practice plotting the points to create line graphs.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Implement these worksheets as in-class or homework assignments during a pre-algebra unit on the coordinate plane
  • Extend the activity by having students create descriptions of their own original number patterns, similar to those included on the worksheets
Classroom Considerations
  • Note that these exercises only involve plotting ordered pairs in the first quadrant, making them most appropriate for students just learning about the coordinate plane
  • Includes ten graphing worksheets, each with five different problems
  • Answer keys are included
  • An example problem is provided on each worksheet that demonstrates how to complete the exercises
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