Students study map grids and explore how they can be used to locate positions of objects or features on a map. They read a story and then participate in a grid activity using a large map of the setting of the story.
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Plotting Ordered Pairs on a Four Quadrant Grid
Consider how to plot the positive and negative numbers in the four quadrants of a coordinate plane. The lesson is scaffolded through teacher modeling before moving into creating their own labeled grid and drawing geometric shapes. A...
5th - 6th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Working with Coordinate Planes: Activities and Supplemental Materials
Seven activities make up a collection of supplemental materials to reinforce graphing on a coordinate plane. Worksheet objectives include plotting coordinates within single and four quadrants, measuring straight and diagonal lines, and...
5th - 8th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Map Coordinates: Monkey Map
Here's an engaging, meaningful, and clever activity on map skills for elementary schoolers. Pupils combine story writing with mapping skills to create an original piece of work. They utilize a worksheet embedded in the plan to guide them...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts