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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
Mapmaker, Make Me a Map!
Here is a well-designed, very thorough lesson plan on mapping for very young children. Within the six-page plan, you will find everything you need to implement the instructional activity. They will identify various landforms found in Colorado on a map, learn about the most common symbols found on maps, work with a partner to create their own map, and color in a worksheet which depicts the Colorado quarter.
K - 1st Social Studies & History 48 Views 161 Downloads
Marine Navigation-Plot Your Course
Students explore nautical charts used for navigation. In this marine navigation lesson plan, students determine distance and direction between features on nautical charts, they identify obstacles and they identify characteristics of common aid to navigation.
9th - 12th Science 3 Views 17 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 instructional activity. 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
Compass Rose Activity
Which direction is which? Use this compass rose labeling worksheet 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 6 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
New Review Arthur's World Neighborhood: Building Global and Cultural Awareness
Kids become global anthropologists as they explore commonalities and differences both in their classroom and expanding across the globe. Throughout several activities, learners conduct partner interviews that culminate in Venn diagrams, incorporate family stories and traditions, use a compass rose to practice directions on a map, and study cultures in other countries.
1st - 4th Language Arts 21 Views 11 Downloads
Christopher Columbus: The Man, the Myth, the Legend
Learn more about maps by examining Christopher Columbus's voyage to the New World. Kindergartners will learn about basic map skills and how to identify the compass rose, oceans, and land masses. They will also discover the purpose of explorations and the history of Columbus' time period.
K Social Studies & History 15 Views 95 Downloads
Follow the Light
Here is another in the interesting series of lessons that use the special State Quarters as a learning tool. During this lesson, pupils learn about lighthouses, maps, the cardinal directions on a compass, and U.S. geography. There are many excellent worksheets embedded in the plan.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 4 Views 14 Downloads
Compass Rose Tossing
Young scholars use different pieces of equipment to practice throwing and catching. They use the cardinal directions of North, South, East and West in making a compass rose with the equipment. They must use higher order and decision making skills.
3rd - 5th Physical Education 3 Views 22 Downloads
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