Vocabulary: coordinate plane, origin, x & y axes, quadrant, x & y coordinate, ordered pair
After today you will know:
1. How to identify the x and y axis.
2. Which value in the ordered pair is the x and y coordinate.
3. That a positive x or y value is to the right or above the origin and a negative x or y value is to the left or below the origin.
4. The quadrants I, II, III, IV.
First you will watch a Brain Pop Video
Next you will practice the concepts at the following web sites.
1. Coordinate Plane Game
2. Point Plotter
3. Stock the Shelves
4. Locate the Aliens
5. Catch the Fly
Academic Conversation: Why do you think the point (0, 0) is called the origin?