Second graders use a map scale to determine distances between cities in the state of Florida.
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As the Kids Come and Go: Mapping a Classroom
Map the classroom with your kids to help them understand how maps work and how to read them. The lesson starts off with a story about animals living and moving around the globe, and then kids create maps of their classroom to show how...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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
The Ancient Civilization of Mali
Young scholars explore the ancient civilization of Mali and examine various historical and cultural aspects of the civilization. In this ancient civilization of Mali instructional activity, students examine trade with respect to...
Pre-K - 6th Social Studies & History
Mapping It Out: Social Studies Online
A great way to introduce 2nd graders to map skills would be to use this presentation. The visuals are inviting and the layout is easy to understand. This would be a terrific way to cover the basics on how to read a map. There is also a...
2nd Social Studies & History