Lesson Intentions: Ability to identify and use the following terminology: X-axis, Y-axis, origin, ordered pairs, map coordinates, and quadrants. Your child/students will learn to identify and graph coordinate pairs, locate and map coordinates, and become more comfortable working with negative and positive numbers.
Ages: 3rd through 7th
Materials included in lesson kit: Illustrated lesson plan, laminated map labels; 4 laminated flags; laminated coordinate plane to practice on; laminated map; dry-erase marker; and 8 days of coordinate plane work that can be used multiple times.
Creator: Lesson Plan and follow up work prepared by: Caroline Moulsdale, Owner and Lead Educational Consultant of ABC Crate, with Credentials in Early Childhood Education (Preschool and Kindergarten) from CMTE/NY, 2001; Elementary Education I (grades 1st to 3rd) and II (grades 4th to 6th) from Delaware Institute for Montessori Education, 2015; BS from The University of Delaware; Lead Teacher in Montessori Education for 19 years, and Parent Education Director for 8 years.