Landscape Picture Map: Making a Map Grid
Students create a map grid system. In this map activity, students discuss how mapmakers use a grid system to make giving directions easier. Students learn how the grid system works and create a grid system on their landscape pictures.
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Using the Landscape Picture Map to Develop Social Studies Skills
Enhance your class' geography skills using this resource. Explore a variety of concepts including production and distribution, and people and the environment. Learners make predictions and identify locations on maps. This is a creative...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
The 3-D Map Project
After choosing a continent or state, young geographers will draw outline maps and create a three-dimensional map of their chosen areas using flour and salt dough. This resource includes project guidelines, construction instructions, and...
4th - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Map the Civil War
Mapmaking was a very important element in successfully planning attacks on enemies during the Civil War. Guide pupils through the process of pacing to find the average length of their steps, measure the distance between one object to the...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Landscape Picture Map - Lesson 8 (K-3)
Students explore the functions of landscape picture maps. In this geography skills lesson, students examine a landscape picture map and identify buildings on the map where people are employed. Students also participate in a discussion...
1st - 3rd Social Studies & History