Refine Your Results

Content Curators

Grades

Subjects

Resource Types

Standards

Now... gain access to over 2 Million curated educational videos and 500,000 educator reviews to free & open educational resources

Get a 10 Day Free Trial

56 resources with the concept map keys

Videos (Over 2 Million Educational Videos Available)
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the Real World - Problem 2 Video
10:23
Algebra 50 - Three Variable Systems in the...
Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt Video
5:34
Women's History Activator: Eleanor Roosevelt
Language and Creativity Video
5:25
Language and Creativity
Other Resource Types (56)
Lesson Planet

John Smith’s Map of the Chesapeake Bay

For Teachers 4th - 5th Standards
Young geographers travel back through time with primary source and map analysis and envision Captain John Smith's arrival at the Chesapeake Bay. 
Lesson Planet

Scaling it Down: Caves Have Maps, Too

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Measurement and map skills are the focus of this lesson plan, where students crawl through a "cave" made out of boxes, desks and chairs, observing the dimensions.  Your young geographers measure various aspects of the cave and practice...
Lesson Planet

Me on the Map

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Following a discussion about maps, scholars enjoy a read-aloud of the story, Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney. The tale sets the stage for participants to draft a map of their home and bedroom with proper detail and labels. Peers share...
Lesson Planet

Reading Maps

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Can you read a map? Scholars use an interactive technology tool to analyze maps of various kinds to gather evidence and data to better understand their meanings and usefulness. Using newly obtained knowledge, they form an interpretation...
Lesson Planet

Africa: Interpreting Physical Maps

For Teachers 7th Standards
Get young cartographers looking at population densities in Africa. As they look at the continent, learners examine human features of particular regions in a physical map. They use clues about the geography of Africa to determine how the...
Lesson Planet

Using Pictographs

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
If one ice cream cone represents three ice cream scoops, and Bob has four ice cream cones, then how many scoops does Bob have? Learners solve these kind of questions with their new understanding of pictographs.
Lesson Planet

How Can We Locate Places?

For Students 2nd Standards
How can we locate places? Maps, of course! Expose second graders to the tools available in maps and discuss how these tools can help people find locations. Students also look at communities, including what makes a community and the...
Lesson Planet

Those Who Have Come Before Me

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Class members are transformed into explorers as they work in groups to locate hidden items and map their journey along the way. They then leave clues for other groups of students to follow, and ultimately discover how past explorations...
2 In 2 Collections
Lesson Planet

Mapping the Americas

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
Lesson Planet

Map Skills Project

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Young pupils develop their mapping skills and knowledge by designing their own islands, using geographic terms and physical features they have learned as features of their work.
1 In 1 Collection
Lesson Planet

Map Skills

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Help younger learners develop their map skills with this simple worksheet, which includes 12 questions utilizing a map legend that involves highway markers, population indicators, and other landmark signs.
Lesson Planet

Reading a Map

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Young geographers improve their map skills by practicing locating the cardinal directions on a map, identifying symbols on a map key, and describing where objects on the map are located relative to other locations.
Lesson Planet

Edible Resource Maps!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars discuss resource maps and examine examples from library resources. Working in groups, they create edible resource maps by drawing examples, such as popcorn on the border of Iowa and Nebraska. Then they use cookies in the...
Lesson Planet

The African American Population in US History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
Lesson Planet

Tornadoes in the United States

For Students 5th - 7th
Which state has the highest frequency of tornadoes? Use this chart and mapping activity to get your scholars discovering geographical trends as they analyze data and transfer it to a map. Learners practice creating a map to show the...
Lesson Planet

Map Skills

For Teachers 3rd
Thirds graders reinforce that a map is a drawing that shows what a place looks like from above. They use a map key and symbols to create a map of the school and its neighborhood.
Lesson Planet

Mapping It Out: Social Studies Online

For Teachers 2nd
A great way to introduce 2nd graders to map skills would be to use this presentation. The visuals are inviting and the layout is easy to understand. This would be a terrific way to cover the basics on how to read a map. There is also a...
Lesson Planet

Geography: Map Reading Basic Skills

For Students 4th - 7th Standards
Enhance scholars' map skills using this worksheet displaying the land of Kahitsa’an from the series, The Realm, by K.L. Glanville. The activity helps readers visualize the make believe-land, examine its attributes, and answer 10 short...
Lesson Planet

Map the Garden

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Young cartographers design maps of their school gardens, including a key, compass indicating correct orientation, and colors to enhance their map details.
Lesson Planet

Countries of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners define the meaning of the word country. In this countries of the world map lesson, students identify boundaries, countries, and symbols within countries on the map. Learners distinguish the words country and continent.
Lesson Planet

Nine O'Clock Lullaby

For Students 6th - 7th
In this time zone map worksheet, students identify and complete 15 different problems that include reading a map and determining various distances. First, they select a time in a city and use the integers on the legend to determine the...
Lesson Planet

Nine O'Clock Lullaby

For Students 5th - 6th
In this time zone worksheet, students identify and complete 17 different problems that include reading a map of time zones across the world. First, they select a time for a US city and use integers on the legend to locate that same time...
Lesson Planet

Mapping My World

For Teachers 1st
First graders make two maps. In this developing and reading maps lesson plan, 1st graders read Mapping Penny's World, discuss the parts of a map, create a map of their classroom, and create a list of directions of how to get to various...
Lesson Planet

Mapping the News

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students explore cartography.  In this map skills and map making lesson, Students work in groups to create wall size world maps including legends, compass roses, latitude and longitude, and physical features.  Students collect current...