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A sequenced lesson designed to scaffold and build student understanding of coordinates: plotting coordinates in all four quadrants, identifying vertices of quadrilaterals, and identifying the properties of the shape formed. Students may choose to work individually or in pairs throughout the lesson to build on their understandings. Examples of student questions and responses are provided, as well as examples of different teaching approaches, with visuals to guide the teacher to build and develop student understanding of the topic. Additionally, a prompt sheet and PowerPoint presentation have been provided.

Additional details

Year level(s) Year 9
Audience Teacher
Purpose Assessment task, Student task, Teaching resource, Teaching strategies
Format Downloadable resources
Teaching strategies and pedagogical approaches Collaborative learning, Differentiated teaching, Explicit teaching, Feedback, Mathematics investigation, Metacognitive strategies, Questioning, Structuring lessons
Keywords coordinate plan, gradients of parallel, perpendiclar lines, coordinates and polygons, x-coordinate, y-coordinate, x-intercept, y-intercept

Curriculum alignment

Curriculum connections ICT general capability, Numeracy
Strand and focus Number, Algebra, Apply understanding, Build understanding
Topics Algebraic expressions, Addition and subtraction, Data representation and interpretation, Linear relationships, Non-linear relationships, Operating with number
AC: Mathematics (V9.0) content descriptions

Find the gradient of a line segment, the midpoint of the line interval and the distance between 2 distinct points on the Cartesian plane

Numeracy progression Number patterns and algebraic thinking (P9)

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