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Keep it simple and visual when practicing directions using this compass rose labeling worksheet. Learners fill in the compass themselves, using cardinal and intermediate direction abbreviations. Consider using their compass on a map to create more investment in making it visually appealing.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 16 Views 138 Downloads
Using Bar Scale and Compass Rose
Incorporate the compass rose and bar scale in map studies using this analysis worksheet. A brief introduction gives students context on cardinal directions and the use of ratio on the bar scale. Two maps of Australia are used to answer 6 short-answer questions, which reference direction and measurement.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 18 Views 142 Downloads
Telling Direction - Compass Rose
Keep it simple when practicing directions using this compass rose labeling worksheet. Learners read a brief text describing the cardinal and intermediate directions, then fill in the compass themselves. They can get immediate feedback using the online tool.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 22 Views 94 Downloads
Students explore cardinal directions and the compass rose using Google Earth. In this cardinal directions and compass rose lesson, students use Google Earth to visit Disney World. Students choose which direction to go to get there. Students then watch a video clip of a roller coaster ride.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 31 Views 22 Downloads
Intermediate Directions: Map Directions
A neighborhood map is a great way to practice with a compass rose! Use this simple map analysis worksheet, which begins with a short introduction on cardinal and intermediate directions. A neighborhood map is used to answer 4 questions, which have students determine the location of a pond, routes people would take from their home to a destination, and the location of the supermarket relative to a house.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 29 Views 184 Downloads
Jordan's Neighborhood: Using a Compass Rose
A neighborhood map is a great way to practice compass rose and key skills! Use these 2 worksheets to introduce these concepts through reading and comprehension activities. First, learners look at 3 compasses, circling their favorite and drawing their own.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 13 Views 105 Downloads
Using a Compass Rose
Second graders practice navigating around their neighborhood by utilizing a compass. In this geography lesson, 2nd graders view a compass rose, discover the purpose of it, and utilize it to navigate through a printed map of their neighborhood.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 13 Views 30 Downloads
Mapmaker, Mapmaker, Make Me a Map
Second and third graders practice with basic map skills. They create their own map including a legend and a compass rose. This fabulous plan has many excellent websites linked which allow learners to explore maps of all kinds; including aerial photos of their own locations.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 87 Views 255 Downloads
Junior Architect - Enrichment 21.2
Here is a challenge for those who have grasped the concept of unit cube volume. An odd-shaped building is drawn on the top of the page for junior architects to analyze. They have to determine how many stories tall the building is, and then vizualize and draw the floor plan of selected stories.
4th - 5th Math 3 Views 18 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Name The Continents
Second graders learn how to locate geographical features on a map or globe. In this geography lesson, 2nd graders locate and identify the continents and oceans. Students complete a worksheet where they answer questions on the equator, the continents, the oceans, and map directions.
2nd Social Studies & History 9 Views 84 Downloads
Mapping My World
First graders make two maps. In this developing and reading maps lesson plan, 1st graders read Mapping Penny's World, discuss the parts of a map, create a map of their classroom, and create a list of directions of how to get to various locations.
1st Social Studies & History 13 Views 53 Downloads
Combine angles and the compass rose in this labelling worksheet. Geographers begin by labeling the cardinal directions on a compass template, along with the degrees corresponding to each. They then add the azimuthal directions, labeling them with intermediate directions.
8th - 10th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Ticky Goes to Jr. Map School
First graders sing "We All Live Together," by Greg and Steve. They look at a map and sing the "Soggy Waffle Song" to study about the compass rose. Students write N, E, S, W on the borders of paper that goes under a 100's chart. The teacher gives directions starting with the one square such as move three spaces south.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 Downloads
Second Graders on the Map
Second graders explore the various types of maps. They examine the differences between street maps and aerial photographs. Students identify various features on each map. They use cardinal directions and the compass rose. They write their own address.
2nd Social Studies & History 10 Views 42 Downloads
Second graders practice identifying the four cardinal directions. After locating a compass rose on a map, 2nd graders explain each point that corresponds to a direction. Using a toy ship as a manipulative on a map, students observe its location as directions are spoken.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 34 Downloads
Keep it simple and visual when practicing directions using this compass rose labeling worksheet. Learners fill in the compass themselves, using cardinal and intermediate direction abbreviations. North is done for them. Consider using their compass on a map to create more investment in making it visually appealing.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 9 Views 41 Downloads