Students demonstrate how to use the map grid system. In this map skills lesson, students are given coordinates to locate several locations on a world map. Students use the map grid system to identify these locations.
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How Can We Locate Places?
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...
2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Five Themes of Geography
Help young scholars find their place in this world with this collection of geography materials. Whether they are writing down information in the flippable note-taking guide, or identifying the five themes of geography in sample postcard...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Put Me in My Place: Using Alphanumeric Grids to Locate Places
Students practice locating points on a large wall grid and create and label a neighborhood map. In this geography lesson, students spell and discuss places as the teacher places them on the map. They discuss the concept of an...
1st - 2nd Social Studies & History
A Walk Around the School: Mapping Places Near and Far
After reading Pat Hutchins’ Rosie’s Walk, have your young cartographers create a map of Rosie’s walk. Then lead them on a walk around the school. When you return class members sequence the walk by making a list of how the class got from...
K - 1st English Language Arts
Placing Events on a Timeline
Put important events in chronological order with a lesson about timelines. With a variety of topics stemming from world history, the packet of worksheets provides analytical activity for learners to decide where certain events fall...
3rd - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable