I was taught this saying by a student when I taught Grade 6:
You crawl before you walk.
We use it to help us remember to read the x-axis before the y-axis i.e. when you crawl you are horizontal so you read the horizontal axis first, you are vertical when you walk so you read that second. I thought it was pretty genius and I've been using it ever since.
I’ve made up 2 posters – one with numbers and one with letters along the x-axis.
I hope you enjoy using it.
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