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Coordinates City: Creative Math Project Activity

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5.G.A.1, 5.G.A.2
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Coordinates City: Creative Math Project Activity
Common Core Math Standards: Geometry, Mathematical Processes

This zipped file contains 9 total documents (11 pages total) which are intended to be a creative math lesson plan that has students create their own Coordinate City using coordinates, a scale, four quadrants, x and y axis skills (to name a few). Students get to pick a name and theme for their city that includes: buildings, streets, a park, and an attraction.

Included in this file:
-a contract sheet
-a student direction sheet
-a rubric for assessment
-a vocabulary sheet with definitions
-a four-quadrant grid
-a teacher tips page
-student examples

Six pages are usually used directly with students.

Math Common Core Standards Covered are:
5.G.1
5.G.2

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On  October 2, 2013Claire Birbeck (TpT Seller) asked:
Hello,

I would love a picture example if possible.
clairebirbeck@live.com

Thanks!
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On  October 3, 2013Wise Guys answered:
Check out the example now. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Coordinates-City-Creative-Math-Project-Activity-80263
On  January 30, 2013Hannah Morgan (TpT Seller) asked:
I just bought this today. I am having the same problem. I left a comment just a little while ago. Can you please email me the rest also. hmorgan@harnett.k12.nc.us
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On  January 30, 2013Wise Guys answered:
This was just sent to you. Sorry for any delays in your teaching. Hope you enjoy the activity. Wise Guys
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On  May 2, 2012,  Buyer asked:
I bought this last year. I have used it before, but I am unable to find my hard copy. When I download again, I am only getting the contract page, the requirement page, and the grid. I need the rubric at least. Is there any way I can get the rubric?
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On  May 2, 2012Wise Guys answered:
Please provide us with your email address.
On  April 26, 2012Lauren West (TpT Seller) asked:
Do you have an example for Coordinate City I could look at?
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On  April 27, 2012Wise Guys answered:
Yes- please provide your email and we can provide you with 2-3 examples.
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On  September 19, 2011,  Buyer asked:
I purchased your Coordinates City project, and I'm very excited to start it! You had mentioned it was a good idea to show your students an example, and I was wondering if you had any pictures of your example or of a student example you could send me. I would also love to see an example just for myself :-) My email is kmjohnson@hcps.us
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On  September 20, 2011Wise Guys answered:
Check your inbox! :-)
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On  January 20, 2011,  Buyer asked:
Hello. I will be implementing your Coordinate City unit soon. I would really like a few of the pictures you have of your previous students' finished projects. Would you please email them to me? eebutche@access.k12.wv.us
I really appreciate it! :)
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On  January 20, 2011Wise Guys answered:
Unfortunately, I no longer have any pictures. Sorry! It would be easy for you to create a quick example for your class though.
Thanks for the question.
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Coordinates City: Creative Math Project Activity
Coordinates City: Creative Math Project Activity
Coordinates City: Creative Math Project Activity
Coordinates City: Creative Math Project Activity