Rows run across, from left to right, like rows of seats in a cinema. Columns run up and down, like columns of an ancient Greek temple. Can you identify the row or the column an item is located in?
Which row is the owl in?
Rows run across, from left to right. Columns run up and down, like a statue.
This video shows us how to interpret grid references to locate an object on a map, and also how to write grid references to describe a position.
What is the location of the carrots?
We label our grid using letters, across the top or bottom, and numbers down the sides. Our grid reference starts with the letter first, then the number.
uses simple maps and grids to represent position and follow routes, including using compass directions