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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 9 Views 28 Downloads
Using a Compass Rose
Second graders explore geography by completing a mapping activity in class. For 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
Keep it simple and visual when practicing directions using this compass rose labeling learning exercise. 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 12 Views 137 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 10 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 6 Views 39 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 learners 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 16 Views 141 Downloads
Telling Direction - Compass Rose
Keep it simple when practicing directions using this compass rose labeling activity. 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 12 Views 87 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 24 Views 18 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 7 Views 82 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 10 Views 52 Downloads
Finding Captain Hook's Treasure
Young scholars are introduced to maps, how directions on a map correspond with 'real' life directions, and how symbols on a map represent real things. After reading "Peter Pan" students go on a treasure hunt using maps and a Compass Rose to find the location of the treasure.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 35 Downloads
U.S. Geography- The Northeast
Students investigate the geography of the Northeast states. In this map skills lesson, students are shown a map of the Northeast states and identify the state names and borders. Students construct individual maps of the Northeast using crayons and construction paper.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 6 Views 55 Downloads
A Map Mystery
First graders solve a mystery by following map clues. In this map clues lesson plan, 1st graders follow a computer program called Neighborhood Map Machine. In this program, it gives students directional and spatial clues in order to solve the mystery.
1st Language Arts 3 Views 20 Downloads