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Third graders use the compass rose as a tool to help tell if the location is north, east, south, or west from Missouri on the U.S map.
First graders locate countries on maps and globes and learn about the hemispheres and the cardinal directions. They listen to books read out loud and dicuss geography.
Second graders are introduced to how to read a map. After identifying the symbols used, they practice determining how the directions relate to the directions in real life. They use a map to complete a treasure hunt to end the instructional activity.
First graders name the vocabulary words in Navajo, Ute and Spanish for the cardinal directions.
Third graders follow cardinal directions to locate items in the classroom. They play a game of tag based on identifying objects following the directions based on the compass rose.
Children play game using cardinal directions to locate different objects around the classroom.
Gain knowledge of directions and degrees while learning how to read a compass. NEWS - north, east, west, south, and everything in between. It's crucial to be accurate in reading a compass and understanding degrees and direction when learning the art of orienteering. This unit has nine lessons and links to the other resources contained.
In this circle graph worksheet, students complete problems involving many circle graphs including a compass rose, degrees, and more. Students complete 7 activities.
While learning about the Louisiana Purchase, pupils practice map skills. This motivating lesson has them answer questions about the Louisiana Territory and the United States. It provides a quick and easy way review of skills and the American History.
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.
Students explore the concept of intermediate directions. In this geography skills lesson plan, students use map skills in order to identify intermediate directions as they complete a map activity.
Using a relief map of New York State, learners answer questions about the distance between different cities, identify bodies of water, and more. First, they discuss vocabulary related to the Hudson River area. Then, they complete a worksheet.
Students explore how to read and make their own maps. They also have time to complete worksheets and write in their journals.
Students research islands on the Internet and create a map of their own made up island. In this island mapping lesson, students research islands and their maps. Students then create their own island and map it. Students write in their journal and complete worksheets for the activity as well.
Fifth graders use maps of Florida. They locate places from a list on their map. Students use the places mentioned in the book, "To Walk the Sky Path," and locate them on the map. Students should have labeled a minimum of 10 places, and included a legend, a compass rose, and distance scale.
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. Students use their knowledge of maps to solve it.
Students participate in mapping activities. In this mapping lesson, students examine how to locate specific points on a map, use an atlas, write letters, graph information, and label a United States map. They simulate a truck trip around the state of Missouri.
Students investigate U.S. Geography by creating a map in class. In this natural resource lesson, students create a map of the United States and research the Northeast based on their resources and recyclable materials.  Students utilize the Internet to help identify all waterways.
Fourth graders examine the geography of North Carolina by examining directions. In this U.S. mapping instructional activity, 4th graders identify the three North Carolina regions and locate landmarks on a map. Students collaborate in groups to create directions in and around North Carolina..
Students identify longitude and latitude and how they were, and are, determined, and discuss the rudiments of navigation in the eighteenth century.

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