Illuminations: Finding Your Way Around

Students explore two-dimensional space via an activity in which they navigate the coordinate plane.

This NCTM Publication-Based Lesson Plan is adapted from the article,”Tips for Teaching Cartesian Graphing: Linking Concepts and Procedures” by Cathy G. Schloemer, which appeared in Teaching Children Mathematics, Vol.¬†1, No.¬†1 (September¬†1994) pp. 20-23.


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