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Compass Rose Activity
Which direction is which? Use this compass rose labeling learning exercise to practice with basic directions as learners fill in the compass themselves. They use cardinal and intermediate direction abbreviations. Consider using their compass on a map to create more investment in making it visually appealing.
4th - 6th Science 7 Views 63 Downloads
There isn't much learners do on this compass rose worksheet- an image includes degrees of direction and abbreviations of both cardinal and intermediate directions. There is a blank for students to fill out the compass #, however it is unclear why they would do this.
7th - 10th Science 3 Views 25 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 112 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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
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 49 Views 96 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Arthur Compass Rose
Keep your class headed in the right direction with this printable compass rose. Large and easy to read with a smiling picture of Arthur in the middle, this resource would make a fun addition to the desk of any primary grade student.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 0 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 instructional activity 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 92 Views 216 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Finding Captain Hook's Treasure
Students 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 4 Views 36 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 15 Views 59 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
Lesson Design Archaeology- World Map
Students practice locating positions on the world map. In this map skills lesson, students explore the world map and items such as the compass rose, Equator, mountains, cities, etc. The students practice locating positions on the world map, with 90% accuracy.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 12 Downloads
Fairy Tale Maps
Students recognize symbols and models used to represent features of the environment. They recreate their own map of Little Red Riding Hood's path and identify that the map represents the real path that Little Red Riding Hood took on her way to Grandma's house.
K Social Studies & History 10 Views 38 Downloads
The Key to a Map
Second graders will discover how to read a map and use the map key and its symbols. In this map skills lesson plan, 2nd graders will follow a map of the classroom to find hidden clues. Students will follow-up this activity by creating a map of their bedroom.
2nd Language Arts 15 Views 46 Downloads