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Topography and Landforms
Second graders write their answers to these short answer questions on landforms and topography. For this geography worksheet, 2nd graders answer questions about their country. Additionally, there is an activity to be used on a blank outline map, not included, students draw in landforms, include a compass rose, and a key/legend.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 50 Downloads
Social Studies Lesson Plan 9
Second graders explore a map of Canada while developing graphic skills and recognizing pictorial symbols. In this social studies instructional activity, 2nd graders use a compass rose to locate specific locations on a map. Students also construct and read a variety of graphs, charts, diagrams, maps, and models to demonstrate knowledge about specific information.
2nd Language Arts 6 Views 2 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 33 Views 86 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 67 Views 202 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 30 Views 151 Downloads
Places in My World
Second graders explore where they are located on the globe. In this maps and globes lesson plan, 2nd graders use a map to show where they live and show the cardinal directions. Students identify characteristics of mountains, flat land, water, jobs, climates and attractions to an area they want to visit.
2nd Language Arts 12 Views 64 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 4 Views 89 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 3 Views 13 Downloads
Pirates Have Landed at Fresh Pond!
Learners discover and practice the proper way to read a map and atlas. Using a map of Long Island on a paper grocery sack, they locate and label the water, beaches and lighthouses. They must also create a compass rose and place an X on the map where their house is located.
K - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 16 Downloads
Students do various activities to explain where the United States' desert region lies in relationship to the state in which they live, become familiar with plants and animals in the Sonoran desert, and make a story map of Roadrunner terrain.
4th - 6th Social Studies & History 3 Views 8 Downloads