•A grid has an x-axis and a y-axis.
•A point on a grid has two numbers to identify its position. These two numbers are known as the point’s coordinates.
•Coordinates are always written as the number of steps across first, then the number of steps up or down.
Point a) has coordinates of (2,4)
Point b) has coordinates of (4,2)
Bellow is a great little game for plotting:
Show various styles of line drawings and ask the children to describe what they see. Encourage their dialogue to increase their vocabulary in an engaged discussion. As a teacher guide the child’s learning eg. Van Gogh and his lines to show movement in his work etc.
What is a Sketchbook? A sketchbook is a combination of thoughts, ideas and experiences. It can come in a variety of forms from journals, artists portfolios, online blogs or scrapbooks. I use sketchbooks in the form of scrapbooks when I am approaching a new topic with a class. It occurred to me that I should share this experience with my class and this was the result… Continue reading
1. Name sound words and assign each with a symbol Continue reading
We’re Going On A Bear Hunt by Michael Rosen is the text chosen for this particular lesson however for older children a different text/script can be used.