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Coordinate Grid Resource (Free Download)

Suitable for Year groups: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

Coordinate Grid resource description

Here is a page of four 1st quadrant coordinate grids for values of 0 to 20. Useful for basic coordinate activities.

Positive Quadrant Coordinate Grids to 10

What is the resource?

This PDF offers printable grids limited to the top-right section of a full graph. On these grids, both x and y values are always positive. It's aimed at the primary level.

 

Why are positive quadrant grids important?

They offer a stepping stone to fully coordinate grids in a few ways:

  • Real-world focus: Many things (prices, sizes) are only measured with positive numbers.
  • Confidence boost: Focuses on familiar numbers, reducing 'graph fear' for students.
  • Intro to basics: Students still learn about (x,y) points and graphing accurately.

 

Why is this resource helpful?

This resource encourages good graphing habits right from the beginning:

  • Clear axes: Bold lines and large, numbered squares aid with accuracy.
  • Ideal for early learners: Bigger squares make plotting less fiddly.
  • Versatile tool: Works for plotting, graphing simple lines, or drawing shapes.
  • Supports differentiation: Teachers can vary grid size depending on student progress.
  • Printable PDF: Great for class activities, extra practice, or even graphing-based games.

This resource helps students master early graphing skills before going 'negative'. This promotes smoother progress within coordinated work.

 

Also, have a look at our wide range of worksheets that are specifically curated to help your students practice their skills related to coordinates. These teaching resources and worksheets are in PDF format and can be downloaded easily.

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