Archive for August 3rd, 2010

Coordinate graphing in Guided Math Groups

Posted on August 3, 2010. Filed under: Graphic Organizers, Guided math, Math Centers, Math Picture Books, virtual manipulatives |


When I am introducing Coordinate Graphing, I read A Fly on the Ceiling.  This is a great math fable about how Descartes came up with the Cartesian Coordinate graphing system.  I also use these mathwire activities because they provide great scaffolding for the topic:

http://www.mathwire.com/geometry/coordgeom.html

Here are some other resources:

http://www.harcourtschool.com/activity/using_coordinate_grid/

http://www.plottingcoordinates.com/plottingbasics.html

http://www.mathplayground.com/locate_aliens.html

Read Full Post | Make a Comment ( 2 so far )

Liked it here?
Why not try sites on the blogroll...