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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 16 Views 175 Downloads
Lesson Design Archaeology- World Map
Students practice locating positions on the world map. In this map skills instructional activity, 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
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, 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 54 Views 218 Downloads
Marine Navigation-Plot Your Course
High schoolers 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
Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate's Map for Me: An Original Story
Young scholars read Blackbeard and brainstorm their knowledge of maps. In this language arts and geography lesson, students use landmarks on their playground to review north, south, east and west and discuss the compass rose. Young scholars read This is an Island and draw their own island, including a compass rose, legend, title and hidden treasure.
K - 3rd Language Arts 14 Views 45 Downloads
Flat Stanley's Visits
First graders review the places that Flat Stanley has visited between October and March. They identify places Flat Stanley has visited on U.S. and World Maps. They create a bubble map that represents where he visited, the direction of the location from the compass rose, and one fun thing he did.
1st Social Studies & History 3 Views 11 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, students look at 3 compasses, circling their favorite and drawing their own.
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History 12 Views 104 Downloads
Pacific Atolls and Island Groups
Pupils construct, interpret and translate maps and geographic data. Given a worksheet, students identify an island, an atoll, a scale, and a compass rose. Pupils grid systems, legends, and symbols. They use the map to find answers to specific questions and vocabulary words.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 1 Download
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 8 Views 41 Downloads