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In this car for rent word problem worksheet, students solve a real-life problem using pricing information, a road atlas, and logical reasoning. Students solve three word problems.
Third graders review spatial sense learned in grades one and two. They measure distances using map scales. They use atlases, and on-line sources to find geographical information.
Why is an atlas called an atlas? Because it is named for the Greek Titan, Atlas, of course. Young readers learn all about Atlas and atlases in a short passage used as the basis of a reading comprehension exercise. After responding to four multiple choice questions, readers can examine the included answer sheet to check their work and learn about strategies they can use on future reading comprehension assessments.
Students identify and study New York State Breeding Bird Atlas maps to learn where different bird species nest and how their distributions have changed over time. They also identify how maps serve as representations of a geographic region and how the distribution of animals varies geographically based on habitat requirements.
Middle schoolers create a historical atlas depicting the changes leading up to 1890 and those afterwards in the Indian Territory/Oklahoma region. line.
Learners elucidate themselves by writing up to six entries in different formats. Some formatting choices include a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas entry, a magazine article, a newspaper article, and a table of contents. Some structural hints are included for each of the six formats. Consider including some additional formats of your own, too!
Students work in teams to research specific landforms in Great Lakes Watershed, compile information into data table, and write legend explaining landform for children's book. Students then research area surrounding landform, compile data into food web, and develop specialized map for Great Lakes Atlas.
Students discover and practice the proper way to read a map and atlas. Using a map of Long Island on a paper grocery sack, they locate and label the water, beaches and lighthouses. They must also create a compass rose and place an X on the map where their house is located.
Third graders create a mini-atlas of their community. In this geography instructional activity, 3rd graders use map-related resources to find information about their community including major landforms, the climate, vegetation, population, and economics. Students use the information they have gathered to create their own mini-atlas of the community.
Third graders create a mini-atlas of the human and physical characteristics of their local community, which includes landforms, climate, vegetation, population, and economics. They use nonfiction map-related resources to obtain information for the different characteristics.
Second graders increase their usage of maps and understand how maps are important in their lives. Students define what an atlas is, and to enforce the students' definition of what an atlas is, they also make their own atlas.
Students practice reading an atlas and writing prompts. They use graphic organizers to construct their writing prompt. They use the Internet to do their research.
Fourth graders play a four-square game on the playground while reviewing four main references -- dictionary, atlas, thesaurus, and encyclopedia. Students must throw the playground ball in the correct "square" identifying the correct reference source.
Students participate in mapping activities. In this mapping lesson, students examine how to locate specific points on a map, use an atlas, write letters, graph information, and label a United States map. They simulate a truck trip around the state of Missouri.
In this geography skills worksheet, learners respond to 14 short answer questions by using maps and atlases. The maps and atlases are not included.
Students collect samples of common dust from their homes and school for examination under a microscope. They identify the components of their samples using the provided "Atlas of Indoor Dust Particles." Pupils take samples form a variety of sources, compare their contents and make hypotheses about the generalizability of their findings.
Students explore the various categories of clouds and how they are formed. Through use of the Digital Atlas of Idaho, students research cloud types and formations. They use their information to answer questions on a worksheet. provided by the teacher.
Students complete activities to learn about the geography of Korea and basic geography terms. In this Korean geography lesson, students locate Korea on a world map using atlases and maps. Students label features and cities of importance. Students learn geographic terms and complete related worksheets. Students learn about demarcation and create an edible map of Korea.
Students map specified mountain ranges using an atlas. They include specified details on their maps and summarize the project on the back of their map.
Reinforce the use of an atlas and reference materials with writers. They discover how geographic location can make living easier or harder. They draw an assigned journey on a map, categorize survival needs, and prioritize options during the journey.