Definition: The Cartesian Coordinate System is the rectangular system of locating points in the plane. Rule: A point (x,y) is located by finding its horizontal xcoordinate and its vertical ycoordinate. Review  Animated and Interactive Review of Locating Points in the First and Four Quadrants 
InterActivities: Plotting Points and Drawing Basic 2D Shapes
Interactivity 1 Interactivity 2 Interactivity 3 Interactivity 4

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Global  Cartesian Plane 
Brief  Interactivities involving understanding the Cartesian plane coordinate system 
Grade  410 Interactivities can be used from 4th grade level on up 
Strand  Algebra and Functions / Geometry and Measurement 
Standard  CA 4MG2.0,CA 4MG2.1, CA 4MG2.2, CA 4MG2.3, CA 5AF1.4 
Keywords  cartesian plane, coordinates, points, grid, xcoordinate, ycoordinate 
Comments  none 
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Type  Freeware  Available for Offline and Online Use  Translatable (html) 
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