Maps and Globes
First graders complete a unit on map skills and the globe. They label maps, create a styrofoam ball globe, create a map of their community, sing a continent song, and complete a map and globe assessment worksheet.
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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 plan starts off with a story about animals living and moving around the globe, and then kids create maps of their classroom to show...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
An Introduction to Maps
First graders are introduced to a variety of maps such as globes, street maps, atlases, and different types of floor plans. The focus of the lesson requires individuals to create their own plan of the classroom using the PowerPoint...
1st Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Introduction to the World Map
Students identify the differences between maps and globes. In this map skills lesson, students are shown a globe and a map and recognize the differences. Students use post-it notes to locate several locations on the world map, such as...
K - 2nd Social Studies & History