Intro to the Coordinate Plane – Part 1

In part 1 of this 2-part series, follow Suzanne Forsyth from University of Texas as she shows teachers how to introduce the coordinate plane (or coordinate grid) using student-friendly visuals and strategies. Part 1 in this video shows how to introduce the concepts of the coordinate plane using manipulatives. Be sure to watch the follow up video in which Suzanne uses the document camera to demonstrate how to use manipulatives and pictures to help students who may struggle with math.