Writing Task 6.G.3

This Writing Task 6.G.3 assessment also includes:

Monitor young mathematicians' understanding of the coordinate plane with this short writing exercise. Provided with ordered pairs for three points, students must find the coordinates of a fourth point using information about the distance between the points, supporting their answers with written explanations.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Use this as a warm-up activity during a pre-algebra unit on the coordinate plane
  • After completing the exercise, allow time for students to share their solutions with a partner, small group, or the whole class
  • Use this problem as an exit card following a lesson on plotting points on coordinate planes

  • Worksheet includes a coordinate grid and lines for recording students' responses
  • Resource is available as a Word document that can be modified by teachers to fit the needs of their class
  • Two copies of the exercise are formatted to fit on a single page

  • None
Common Core