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To Walk the Sky Path
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.
5th Social Studies & History 3 Views 4 Downloads
Pack Your Suitcases -- We're Going On A Road Trip!
Students participate in mapping activities. For 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.
K - 3rd Social Studies & History 5 Views 35 Downloads
U.S. Geography: The Northeast
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.
K - 5th Visual & Performing Arts 12 Views 88 Downloads
Finding Your Way in North Carolina
Fourth graders examine the geography of North Carolina by examining directions. In this U.S. mapping lesson, 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.
4th Visual & Performing Arts 5 Views 20 Downloads
Mapmaker, Make Me a Map!
Learners are introduced to the state quarter program and examine the Colorado state quarter. They locate Colorado on a map and create a map with a key. They discuss the state motto and examine pictures of the state's geographical features.
K - 1st Visual & Performing Arts 3 Views 22 Downloads
The Big Green Pocketbook
The teacher displays a $20 bill, the students discuss ways to decide what to do with the money. As students brainstorm things to do with the money, the teacher writes them on the board, grouping them into similar categories: "buy goods," "buy services" and "save the money.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 5 Downloads
Where in the World Are We?
Third graders explore the geography of early Nevada. In this historical lesson, 3rd graders create a map, PowerPoint, and art piece covering Nevada and its history while also writing sentences and rhymes, and answering questions in order to understand where Nevada is located and how their community was developed.
3rd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
map making lesson plan
Second graders discuss map making and how to read maps. In this map lesson, 2nd graders listen to the story Me on the Map and discuss the importance of maps. They create their own map of an imaginary island complete with symbols and a map key.
2nd Social Studies & History 3 Views 24 Downloads
Nina Bonita: Culture and Beauty
Learners read Nina Bonita by Ana Maria Machado. In this reading comprehension/ geography lesson, students recall various parts of the story and create a map of where the rabbit traveled throughout the story. They participate in group discussions about setting and observations of race intolerance, which is brought up in the story.
2nd - 3rd Social Studies & History 3 Views 7 Downloads
Exploring Geography and Its Tools
Establishing clear expectations is a good way to help kids know what they should be focusing on in class. Here is a study guide, perfect for handing out at the start of a unit on geography. They'll use each of the 18 topics and assignments as they move through the unit.
7th - 9th Social Studies & History 20 Views 70 Downloads
Follow the Light
Students investigate the role of lighthouses in navigation and practice the use of cardinal directions through reading activities, discussion, locating geographical features, and mapping lighthouses along the east coast of the United States.
4th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 21 Downloads
Finding Your Way Using Maps and Globes
Students identify the similarities and differences between different maps and globes. Individually, they create a map of their classroom along with a compass rose. They also practice reading maps as a class and finding specific locations.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History 3 Views 41 Downloads
Lines, Line Segments, Rays, and Angles: Problem Solving
In this geometric terms learning exercise, students solve the problems by finding geometric terms to describe the compass rose and the hands on the clock. Students then complete a reasoning and representing word problem about angles and lines.
5th - 6th Math 3 Views 2 Downloads
Put Me in My Place: Using Alphanumeric Grids to Locate Places
Students practice locating points on a large wall grid and create and label a neighborhood map. In this geography lesson, students spell and discuss places as the teacher places them on the map. They discuss the concept of an alphanumeric grid for location purposes.
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History 5 Views 15 Downloads