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Matching Directions

For Students Pre-K - K
These abstract shapes are pointing in different directions and young scholars determine which ones are oriented the same way. For each of five starting shapes they examine a set of four identical figures pointing in various directions,...
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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...
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Matching Directions

For Students Pre-K - K
Which of these shapes is pointing the same way? Pre-readers examine five rows of familiar objects. The first item points to the right for each, and they must determine which of the subsequent items in each row points the same direction....
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Just Draw Me a Map!!!!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners draw a map to give directions to someone rather then give them too many relative locations.
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Bronx Zoo

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students prepare for a field trip to the Bronx Zoo. They use maps and descriptions of animal exhibits to give and interpret directions on how to navigate the zoo. They play games, participate in pairwork and whole class discussion.
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Go West With Columbus

For Teachers K - 5th
Learners play a board game where their tokens must move Columbus west. They choose cards which give commands to move in a coordinate direction. They practice moving west, north, east, south by playing the game.
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Matching Directions

For Students Pre-K - K Standards
These shapes are pointing all over the place. Learners examine rows of crazy shapes to find the one pointing in the same direction as the first in the row. Keep in mind, these aren't the shapes your mathematicians are used to. Because...
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Using Rhythm to Teach Patterns and Directions

For Teachers K - 4th
Introduce young learners to line dancing. Here are some simple movement patterns to teach them. First teach, repeat, and repeat again without music. Then when they have a pretty good grasp of the movement patterns, add music and practice...
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Telling Direction - Compass Rose

For Students 3rd - 5th
Keep it simple when practicing directions using this compass rose labeling worksheet. Learners read a brief text describing the cardinal and intermediate directions, then fill in the compass themselves. They can get immediate feedback...
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Compass Rose

For Students 2nd - 4th
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...
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Sea Squares

For Teachers 10th
In this sea squares worksheet, 10th graders solve 5 different problems that include various geometrical figures. First, they draw a number line using one color. Then, students draw 2 obtuse angles and 3 isosceles triangles with different...
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Concise Directions: Pictures in School

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students practice giving directions. In this descriptive writing lesson, students create maps and other visual aids that provide sets of directions for students to get from one location of their school building to another. 
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Map Skills

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore geography by creating a poster presentation in class. In this mapping lesson, students identify the different components featured on a modern day map and how to utilize them in order to navigate. Students read a book...
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Step By Step Directions

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Perfect for your unit on pumpkins and autumn! Learn how to write step by step directions on how to dry pumpkin seeds based on The Pumpkin Book. Youngesters also explain how they know this is a "how to" book. A fun and yummy lesson!
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Fun Maps

For Teachers 9th - 11th
Young scholars explore the many uses of a map. In this Geography lesson, students research on the Internet about all the purposes of a map, especially the unusual things. Upon completion of their research, young scholars design their own...
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Directions, Directions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders use cardinal directions to practice writing concise directions. In this direction writing instructional activity, 3rd graders write directions for a classmate using cardinal directions. They use the school and its environs...
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Worksheet 9: There Is/Are

For Students 2nd - Higher Ed
This nifty activity has learners identify locations on a map. Once students have identified the location, they use a word bank to fill in the blanks on the worksheet. This activity could be used with elementary children or ESL students.
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Directions, Directions

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders review cardinal directions, moving around the room so that they are standing in the part of the room that is nearest the north, south, east and west. They are asked what would you do if they are lost? Pupils work as a...
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Valentine City

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students construct a small city on a table in the classroom. Each student is given a lot to develop. They give directions from one location to another, and write letters with correct addresses to their classmates.
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Learning About Maps

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Young scholars take a "field trip" with the teacher through the school then draw a diagram of what they saw. They bring the maps to the computer lab where they create electronic maps using the software program Neighborhood Map Machine.
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Over the River and Through the Woods: Traveling By Memory; Mental Maps, Geography

For Teachers K - 2nd
Students are introduced to the concept of mental maps and their development. They transfer geographic images to a sketch map providing visual reinforcement and a means of discussion and assessment.
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Roaming Robot

For Students Pre-K - K
Look up! Turn left! This activity on giving and following verbal directions will excite your learners. A "finder" leaves the room while you and the class hides an object. When they return, students must use words on the cue cards...
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Jordan's Neighborhood: Using a Compass Rose

For Students 1st - 3rd
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...
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Knock Me Out at The Ball Game

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Grover demonstrates the danger of not listening in this baseball video. He is unable to get a customer's hotdog order correct and repeatedly prevents him from catching a foul ball, all because of his inability to listen. This would be a...