Map Building and Reading
Students build a map of the classroom with scaffolding from the teacher. They read the map to find out what part of the classroom they should go to. They will go there and act like a chosen animal.
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In Case of Fire: Mapping Your Classroom
Students create fire escape plans. In this fire safety instructional activity, students listen to the book When There is a Fire, Go Outside by Dorothy Chlad. They discuss fire safety and create a classroom map showing how to exit the...
K Social Studies & History
Map Readng And Giving Directions
Students read a story to create the context for the lesson. Then they are given or create a community map. Then students use the scenario of being lost in order to role play giving directions to a partner to find a destination. The...
K - 1st Social Studies & History
Pirates Have Landed at Fresh Pond!
Students discover and practice the proper way to read a map and atlas. Using a map of Long Island on a paper grocery sack, they locate and label the water, beaches and lighthouses. They must also create a compass rose and place an X on...
K - 4th Social Studies & History