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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
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 76 Views 247 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 17 Views 141 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 21 Views 93 Downloads
Lesson 3: Hemispheres, Continents, and Oceans: The Big Picture!
Using Styrofoam balls and mini pumpkins, your learners will have the opportunity for a real hands-on experience in understanding the earth's hemispheres and major points, such as the equator, prime meridian, and International Date Line. They will also identify continents, oceans, and compare and contrast a globe from a two-dimensional map.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History 111 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
Using a Compass Rose
Second graders explore geography by completing a mapping activity in class. In this directional lesson, 2nd graders examine a map in class and utilize a compass rose to identify their location and destination. Students write directions to a classmate in order to navigate properly and complete a compass rose worksheet.
2nd Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 12 Downloads
Students explore cardinal directions and the compass rose using Google Earth. In this cardinal directions and compass rose lesson plan, 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 30 Views 21 Downloads
Seven directions: Making connections between literature and American Indian history
Stereotype or archetype? Myth or fact? Middle schoolers apply critical thinking skills to assess the validity of the images and story details in picture books portraying Native American history. The study begins with an examination of Susan Jeffers’ Brother Eagle, Sister Sky, listed as a book to avoid by the Oyate website.
6th - 8th Language Arts 47 Views 95 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 learners 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 26 Views 181 Downloads
As the Kids Come and Go: Mapping a Classroom
Map the classroom with your kids to help them understand how maps work and how to read them. The lesson starts off with a story about animals living and moving around the globe, and then kids create maps of their classroom to show how they come and go, just like the animals.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History 89 Views 215 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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, students look at 3 compasses, circling their favorite and drawing their own.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 13 Views 105 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
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, 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