Making Personalized Map Grids
Students create a grid map using accurate symbols of a given key. They also generate their own questions about using the grid of a map. They use a grid to correctly locate designated places on a map.
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Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Corps of Discovery: The Lewis and Clark Expedition
Don't miss this fantastic comprehensive lesson plan on the Lewis and Clark Expedition, packed with instructional guidance, worksheets, map work, informational texts, and secondary source materials.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
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
Choice and Perspective with Maps
Students investigate the use of maps and what type to use. In 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