Common Core State Standards

CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.5.G.A.1

Use a pair of perpendicular number lines, called axes, to define a coordinate system, with the intersection of the lines (the origin) arranged to coincide with the 0 on each line and a given point in the plane located by using an ordered pair of numbers, called its coordinates. Understand that the first number indicates how far to travel from the origin in the direction of one axis, and the second number indicates how far to travel in the direction of the second axis, with the convention that the names of the two axes and the coordinates correspond (e.g., x-axis and x-coordinate, y-axis and y-coordinate).

8 teaching resources for those 'aha' moments

Valentine's Day Coordinate Plane Graphing

Plot 18 ordered pairs to reveal a surprise Valentine’s Day picture.

2 pages Grades: 5 - 6

Mystery Pattern Grids – Multiplication

Students solve multiplication facts, interpret coordinate planes, and draw shapes to reveal a mystery picture.

21 pages Grades: 5 - 6

Coordinate Plane Poster

A poster that explains the features of Coordinate Planes.

1 page Grades: 5 - 6

Drawing With Ordered Pairs - Rocket

Students create a rocket ship by plotting a set of ordered pairs.

2 pages Grades: 5 - 6

Drawing With Ordered Pairs - House

Students create a house by plotting a set of ordered pairs.

2 pages Grades: 5 - 6

Garden Design Project

A math project for students to design a public garden for their city

7 pages Grades: 3 - 5

Battleship Coordinate Grid Game

An activity to practice using ordered pairs.

2 pages Grades: 5 - 6

Drawing With Ordered Pairs - Lion

Students create a lion by plotting a set of ordered pairs.

2 pages Grades: 5 - 6