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Valentine's Day Coordinate Plane Graphing

Teach Starter Publishing
PDF | 2 pages | Grades: 5 - 6

Plot 18 ordered pairs to reveal a surprise Valentine’s Day picture.

😍 Graph The Way To Your Students’ Hearts

Use this independent practice worksheet to support your coordinate planes lesson.

Students plot the 18 ordered pairs listed at the top of the page, then connect them to reveal a Valentine’s Day heart. They can then color the heart to turn it into a unique Valentine’s card!

By completing this activity, students demonstrate an ability to graph multiple points on axes. 

Scaffolding + Extension Tips 

In addition to individual student work time, use this count and color worksheet as a:

Support students who need it by completing this activity in a 1:1 setting or your guided math group. 

Challenge students to color their pictures using symmetry!

To Prepare This Resource

Please note this activity downloads as a PDF worksheet. Because an answer key is also included, we recommend printing one copy of the file first, then making photocopies of the worksheet for students to complete. 

You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.

Have students create a graph in their notebooks with numbers 1-10 on both the x and y axes. Provide the coordinates and have students plot the points on their paper. 

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