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# MAFS.5.G.1.1

Use a pair of perpendicular number lines, called axes, to define a coordinate system, with the intersection of the lines (the origin) arranged to coincide with the 0 on each line and a given point in the plane located by using an ordered pair of numbers, called its coordinates. Understand that the first number indicates how far to travel from the origin in the direction of one axis, and the second number indicates how far to travel in the direction of the second axis, with the convention that the names of the two axes and the coordinates correspond (e.g., x-axis and x-coordinate, y-axis and y-coordinate).
Subject Area: Mathematics
Grade: 5
Domain-Subdomain: Geometry
Cluster: Level 1: Recall
Cluster: Graph points on the coordinate plane to solve real-world and mathematical problems. (Additional Cluster) -

Clusters should not be sorted from Major to Supporting and then taught in that order. To do so would strip the coherence of the mathematical ideas and miss the opportunity to enhance the major work of the grade with the supporting clusters.

Date Adopted or Revised: 02/14
Content Complexity Rating: Level 1: Recall - More Information
Date of Last Rating: 02/14
Status: State Board Approved
Assessed: Yes

### TEST ITEM SPECIFICATIONS

• Item Type(s): This benchmark will be assessed using: MC , ETC item(s)
Also Assesses:
MAFS.5.G.1.2

• Assessment Limits :
Items assessing MAFS.5.G.1.1 may not require directions between two given points. Points must rely on the origin.

Items assessing MAFS.5.G.1.1 may require identifying the point (e.g., Point A) on a coordinate grid that represents a given ordered pair.

Items assessing MAFS.5.G.1.1 may require determining the ordered pair that represents a given point on the coordinate plane.

Items assessing MAFS.5.G.1.1 may not require graphing/plotting a point given an ordered pair.

Points may only contain positive, whole number ordered pairs.

Mathematical and real-world problems must have axes scaled to whole numbers (not letters).

• Calculator :

No

• Context :
No context for MAFS 5.G.1.1; Allowable for MAFS.5.G.1.2

### SAMPLE TEST ITEMS (4)

• Test Item #: Sample Item 1
• Question: Point Z is 3 units away from the origin on the x-axis.

What could be the coordinates of point Z?

• Difficulty: N/A
• Type: MC: Multiple Choice

• Test Item #: Sample Item 3
• Question: Some locations in Lamar’s town are shown in the coordinate plane.

Lamar moved from one location to another by traveling 1 unit left and 5 units. up.

Which ways could he have traveled?

• Difficulty: N/A
• Type: MC: Multiple Choice

• Test Item #: Sample Item 4
• Question: The location of point M on the coordinate plane is (2, 7).

Select numbers to describe point M on the coordinate plane. For each blank, fill in the circle before the number that is correct.

Point M is A. 0    units away from the origin in the direction of the x-axis.

B. 2

C. 5

D. 7

E. 9

Point M is  A. 0   units away from the origin in the direction of the y-axis.

B. 2

C. 5

D. 7

E. 9

• Difficulty: N/A
• Type: ETC: Editing Task Choice