## Coordinate Planes

#### Aligned To Common Core Standard:

**Grade 6 Number Systems** - 6.NS.C.6.C

What Are Coordinate Planes? Not familiar with what are coordinate planes, and how many quadrants do we have? Fret not. We will tell you how you can learn all about coordinate planes. A coordinate plane is a two-dimensional plane which is formed by the intersection of two number lines crossing and cutting each other infinitely. The two lines that cut and intersect each other consist of a vertical line called the y-axis and a horizontal line called the x-axis. The point at which these two lines intersect each other is known as the origin. Both the axes cut the coordinate plane into four equal sections or quadrants, with the first quadrant in the right upper corner, second in the left upper corner, third in the left lower corner, and the fourth and the last quadrant in the right lower corner. Some secrets about the coordinate planes are: This two-dimensional plane is called Cartesian Plane or the Coordinate Plane. The plane contains four equal divisions called quadrants. The horizontal line that extends towards the right of the origin is called the positive x-axis, and the one that extends towards left is called the negative x-axis. The vertical line that extends above the origin is called the positive y-axis, and that extends below the origin is known as the negative y-axis. These worksheets and lessons help students become comfortable with using all aspects of coordinate planes.

### Printable Worksheets And Lessons

- Step By Step Line Segments Measures Lesson- Find the distance between Bryant's and Michelle's hot air balloons.
- Guided Lesson - Plot some points and see if they make a recognizable shape when you connect them.
- Guided Lesson Explanation - The author over did this one. It actually shows you how to plot an X-Y ordered pair.
- Showing Routes Practice Worksheet - Plot points and track movement across a grid.
- Coordinate Planes Worksheet 2 - Time to cover all the major skills for this section.
- Joining Segments on Coordinate Planes Worksheet 3 - Put the ordered pairs in place and then move the lines across each other.

#### Homework Sheets

The homework sheets start backwards, they getting a little easier as you progress.

- Homework 1 - Help each animal to reach their food by plotting the points and connecting them with the lines.
- Homework 2 - Find the length between the two points. You can simply do this by counting the number of box ends between the points.
- Homework 3 - Plot each set of ordered pairs. Join the points and find the length of the line segment.
- Homework 4 - Using a ruler, join them up as you go to make 7 separate shapes.

#### Practice Worksheets

Help each animal reach their friend by plotting the points and connecting them with the lines.

- Practice 1 - Help each girl find her destination by plotting the points and connecting them with the lines.
- Practice 2 - We plot the points by find the correlating x and y positions on the graph and matching them up.
- Practice 3 - Help each animal find their home.
- Practice 4 - Connect the dots and determine the shape. How many units does the snake have to move to get to the frog?

#### Math Skill Quizzes

Plot and join the points in the given order. Complete the figure by joining the end points. Identify the shape.

- Quiz 1 - Plot and join the points in the given order. Complete the figure by joining the end points. Identify the shape.
- Quiz 2 - Plotting Coordinate Based Shapes
- Quiz 3 - It instantly indicates how many sides each shape has.
- Quiz 4 - Plot the points on the grid above using the coordinates below. Using a ruler, join them up as you go to make 6 separate shapes.