Year 4

To investigate a problem, describing position on a 2-D grid as coordinates

Year 4

To investigate a problem, describing position on a 2-D grid as coordinates

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Key learning points

  1. In this lesson, we will revise prior learning about coordinates. We will continue to explore how points plotted on a grid can be referred to using coordinates. We will learn about the x and y axis and how to read coordinates to locate points on a grid. We will remember that one must read the x axis first followed by the y axis. We will investigate using our new knowledge.

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5 Questions

Q1.
The corners of a 2-D shape are known as....
axes
reflex angles
Correct answer: vertices
Q2.
The 'x' axis is:
diagonal
Correct answer: horizontal
vertical
Q3.
The 'y' axis is:
diagonal
horizontal
Correct answer: vertical
Q4.
Which axis do you move along first when you plot coordinates?
either
Correct answer: the x axis
the y axis
Q5.
What do we call the point on a coordinates grid where the x and y axis cross?
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the middle
Correct answer: the origin
zero

5 Questions

Q1.
What letter is in position (0,6)?
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J
M
Correct answer: Q
Q2.
What letter is in position (8,7)?
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Correct answer: A
M
T
Q3.
What letter is in position (1,3)?
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Correct answer: C
O
W
Q4.
Which letter has the same number for both the x and the y coordinate?
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H
Correct answer: J
Q
Q5.
What are the coordinates of point T?
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(2,8)
Correct answer: (8,2)
(8), (2)