Year 5

Year 5

Describing the position of a point and shape across 4 quadrants using coordinates

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Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will investigate an extended y axis to allow for negative y values, and then take a look at coordinates in all 4 quadrants.

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5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the following statements is true?
Only the y coordinates can be negative
Correct answer: The coordinates on the x axis can either be negative or positive
The coordinates on the x axis can never be negative
The coordinates on the x axis can only be positive
Q2.
If a coordinate of (0,0) is translated one space to the left what will the new translated coordinate be?
(0,-1)
(0,1)
(1,0)
Q3.
Which of the following coordinates is the furthest to the left?
(-3,4)
(0,4)
(5,9)
Q4.
If I translated the point (-6,2) eleven left, what would the new coordinate be?
(-17,-6)
(-6,13)
(11,-6)
Q5.
If a square has the coordinates (-2,1), (-2,2) and (-1,1) what would the final coordinate be?
(-2,-2)
(-3,1)
(-3,2)

5 Questions

Q1.
Which of the coordinates below is also known as the origin?
(-1,-1)
(1,1)
(10,10)
Q2.
In which two quadrants would you always find a negative x coordinate?
1st and 2nd
1st and 4th
3rd and 4th
Q3.
In which two quadrants would you always find a negative y coordinate?
1st and 2nd
1st and 4th
2nd and 3rd