Locating position on a grid using coordinates

  • Locating position on a grid using coordinates
  • Course: Mathematics
  • Grade: Year 5
  • Section: Location and Transformation
  • Outcome: Use grid reference to identify location
  • Activity Type: Printable
  • Activity ID: 3811

Testimonials

“What a brilliant site you have!!! I love it, especially as it saves me hours and hours of hard work. Others who haven't found your site yet don't know what they are missing!”
Patricia Celikbilek, Teacher
aasl award

Awarded June 2012
“Best Educational Website
for Teaching and Learning”

United Kingdom – National Curriculum expand/collapse

  • KS2.Y4 – KS2 Year 4
    • Year 4 programme of study
      • KS2.Y4.G.PD – Geometry - position and direction

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y4.G.PD.1 – Describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant

Australia – Australian Curriculum expand/collapse

  • Year 3
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Location and transformation

        • ACMMG065 – Create and interpret simple grid maps to show position and pathways

  • Year 4
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Location and transformation

        • ACMMG090 – Use simple scales, legends and directions to interpret information contained in basic maps

  • Year 5
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Location and transformation

        • ACMMG113 – Use a grid reference system to describe locations. Describe routes using landmarks and directional language

New Zealand – National Standards expand/collapse

  • 4 – Year 4
    • 4.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 4.GM.5 – Describe personal locations and give directions, using simple maps.

  • 5 – Year 5
    • 5.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 5.GM.6 – Describe locations and give directions, using grid references and points of the compass.

United States – Common Core State Standards expand/collapse

  • 5 – Grade 5
    • 5.MD – Measurement & Data
      • Mathematics

        • 5.G.2 – Represent real world and mathematical problems by graphing points in the first quadrant of the coordinate plane, and interpret coordinate values of points in the context of the situation.