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Lesson 2- Plotting Coordinate Pairs


To encourage your child to have fun on the Web while learning about Plotting Coordinate Pairs, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.



Plot points on a grid and locate them using coordinate pairs.


Builds Upon

Student Book pages 72-73

Instructions for Use


The Co-ordinates Game lets your child identify and describe locations on a grid.

To use The Co-ordinates Game, input the coordinates in the X and Y boxes for the point shown in the red circle. Click the 'Check' button.


General Co-ordinates Game helps your child plot points on the coordinate plane, and read the coordinates of a point plotted by the computer.

To use General Co-ordinates Game, input the coordinates for X and Y to show the placement of the house. Click the 'Plot' button.

To obtain new coordinates for the house, click the 'New Point' button. Determine the X and Y coordinates of the house. To check the coordinates, input them in the X and Y spaces and click the 'Check' button.