Students explore about families, homes and neighborhoods. They use basic computer skills to make a map of a neighborhood similar to their own. Students use their creative skills to explore the major parts of a neighborhood.
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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
Choice and Perspective with Maps
Students investigate the use of maps and what type to use. For this map lesson, students explain what they know about maps: who uses them, their purpose, where to find them, and what is a map. They look at the choice of what type of map...
K - 8th Social Studies & History
The Gingerbread Friend is Loose!
Students listen to The Gingerbread Man and complete an activity. In this neighborhood lesson, students make their own gingerbread friends and place them in the oven to cook. When they come back to get them, they are gone and the students...
Pre-K - K English Language Arts
The Chesapeake Bay Watershed: A Timeline of Change, a Model for Change
Students compare historical maps with modern-day maps including specifically the Chesapeake Bay watershed. They research online the characteristics of life during the Chesapeake Bay watershed and identify the changes that have taken place.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History