Dash & Dot: Coordinate Moves with Dash (Gr. 6)


Students will use a Coordinate Grid and point addresses to plan an algorithm for Dash to complete.


  • Students can write and debug algorithms that includes moves, sounds and lights
  • Students can express locations as points on a coordinate grid
  • Students can understand forward or backward distances and movements on the coordinate grid

Educational Standards


  • Grade 6 - Math, Geometry & Spatial Sense, Cartesian Plane Coordinates


  • Grade 6 - Mathematics, Shape and Space Transformations, ICT, Foundational Operations, Knowledge and Concepts

Lesson Procedure

  • Class 1: Coordinate Moves Guessing Game (40 minutes)


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