Maps and Cardinal Directions
In this maps and symbols instructional activity, learners examine 5 map symbols, read a set of directions then complete a map using map symbols and cardinal directions correctly.
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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
Mapping the Americas
Celebrate the geography of the Americas and develop map skills through a series of activities focused on the Western Hemisphere. Learners study everything from earthquakes and volcanoes of the Americas and the relationship between...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Understanding Driving Directions
How do you get from point A to point B? Have your class practice giving directions with a worksheet and related exercises. The worksheet includes a map and a word bank as supports, and the second page of the resource lists additional...
5th - 10th English Language Arts
Folk Music of Egypt and the Middle East
Fifth graders study Egypt and the Middle East through the use of folk music. In this early civilizations lesson, 5th graders correlate the music of a culture with the development of their society. Students research early Egyptian and...
5th Visual & Performing Arts
Desert Fever: A Student-Centered Approach to Learning About the Middle East
Explore the exciting and diverse geography, people, history, governments, and economies of the Middle East. Curious minds develop a basic vocabulary of Arabic terms and work with various materials to create an aesthetically pleasing,...
4th Social Studies & History
The Middle East Region: Flags and Facts
Students examine basic facts about the Middle East by exploring maps of the region. They conduct Internet research on National Geographic's Hot Spot: Iraq website, draw and label a map, and compare and contrast the geographic features...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History