Map Work: How Far?
In this map scale worksheet, students analyze a map of an area with several towns marked. Students use the scale (1 cm = 1 km) to answer 6 questions about the distances between towns.
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Reading the World: Latitude and Longitude Lesson latitude and longitude, maps, coordinates on a map, prime meridian, reading maps, equator, globes
Find five activities all about longitude and latitude! Use oranges to show the equator and prime meridian, plot birthdays on a map using coordinates, and plan a dream vacation.
4 mins 4th - 8th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
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
Geography: Map Reading Basic Skills
Enhance scholars' map skills using this worksheet displaying the land of Kahitsa’an from the series, The Realm, by K.L. Glanville. The activity helps readers visualize the make believe-land, examine its attributes, and answer 10 short...
4th - 7th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Creating a Historic Site
A historic site marks a place where a relevant historical event occurred, no matter how many people know about it. Small groups choose their own historical sites, including a place where a class member was born, or even a football field...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Calculate Distance on a Map Using a Scale
We all know how to read a map, but do we? This video instructs your learners the correct way to understand the scale on the bottom of the map. Find out how far the school is when the map shows it is five inches away. The video emphasizes...
6 mins 5th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed