MAPPING YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD
Students uses atlases, maps, and Web resources to generate and examine maps of their own neighborhoods. This activity serve as background for the map-reading tasks in the next lessons.
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Spark interest and enhance your pupils' map skills using Matteo Pericoli's book, See the City: the Journey of Manhattan Unfurled. Through Pericoli's illustrations and text, learners explore the East and West side of Manhattan. Then,...
2nd - 5th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Intermediate Directions: Map Directions
A neighborhood map is a great way to practice with a compass rose! Use this simple map analysis worksheet, which begins with a short introduction on cardinal and intermediate directions. A neighborhood map is used to answer 4 questions,...
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History
Maps and the Pictures in Our Heads
Geographers of all ages examine different types of maps. They draw maps of their environment, utilizing both three-dimensional and picture maps. They interpret map information, noting how it can sometimes be misleading. Some good...
3rd - 12th Social Studies & History
New Review Explore the Civil Rights Trail—Interactive Map
An interactive map equipped with images, text, and clickable links takes history buffs on a journey through the Civil Rights trail. Scholars discovery locations including Atlanta, Georgia, Jackson, and Mississippi as part of an...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History