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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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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...
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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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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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Como Se Hace...?

For Teachers 8th - Higher Ed
Learners work in groups to give step-by-step instructions to the rest of the class about an activity of interest. They write presentation proposals, research the activity and then draft and edit a presentation. Students present their...
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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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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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Just Draw Me a Map!!!!

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students 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
Students 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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Following Directions- Coloring Page

For Students K
In this following directions worksheet, students color pictures of birds sitting on a wire according to the directions given below the picture. They color the pictures according to their ordinal numbers.
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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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Orienteering - Lesson 8 - Map and Compass

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Put your students' orienteering skills together. Reading a compass and reading a map. In this assignment the class will use their compass and the map scale to determine the distance of a given route.  If they finish their assignment,...
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Simple Directions

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Where is it? Place a favorite classroom object (a stuffed animal perhaps) around the room and have your young language learners give you directions to find it. They have to tell you whether you should go straight, turn right, etc....
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Orienteering - Lesson 5 - Compasses

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Out in the middle of nowhere and not sure which way to turn? Learn how to use a compass so you don't ever have to be lost in the wilderness. Learn how to pick a landmark and get a bearing. This lesson is one part of a 10 lesson unit on...
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Christopher Columbus

For Teachers 1st
Help first graders gain an understanding of the beginnings of our nation by learning more about Christopher Columbus. They begin by listening to a read aloud of Christopher Columbus and His Voyage to the New World (another title could be...
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Put a _____ above the ______

For Students Pre-K - 1st
Starting with a grid with a red start in the middle, young scholars fill in more symbols as they follow directions. Ideally, you would want to project the instruction sheet and give each student their own grid. Then, you fill in the...
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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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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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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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Giving Oral Directions

For Teachers 2nd
Student practice giving directions. In this giving oral directions lesson plan, 2nd graders play Simon Says, identify differences between clear and unclear directions, and practice giving someone else directions in the room. Students use...