Drawing a Bird's Eye View Map
Students make birds-eye view maps and place the compass rose on the map.
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Spark interest and enhance your pupils' map skills using Matteo Pericoli's book, See the City: the Journey of Manhattan Unfurled. Through Pericoli's illustrations and text, learners explore the East and West side of Manhattan. Then,...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
An Introduction to Maps
First graders are introduced to a variety of maps such as globes, street maps, atlases, and different types of floor plans. The focus of the lesson requires individuals to create their own plan of the classroom using the PowerPoint...
1st Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Explore Point of View Through Aerial Photography
Read the story Amelia the Pigeon and discuss perspective. Since Amelia is a pigeon with a bird's eye view, use aerial photography to enhance your learners' understanding. Have fun connecting art and literature while talking about...
1st - 4th English Language Arts
A Bird's Eye View Of Your Community
Students locate and identify their community by using a satellite image from the Internet. Students locate and identify common land structures within their community. You may want to include structures such as roads/streets, houses and...
K - 3rd Social Studies & History
Choice and Perspective with Maps
Students investigate the use of maps and what type to use. For this map lesson, students explain what they know about maps: who uses them, their purpose, where to find them, and what is a map. They look at the choice of what type of map...
K - 8th Social Studies & History