Over the River and Through the Woods: Traveling By Memory
Students explore mental maps. They use mental maps of the locations of places within the local and nearby communities to sketch a map from memory of the route to and from school.
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Exploring Community Responsibility: The Web of My Community
Encourage class members to get involved in their community with a lesson that highlights the benefits of helping others. Through grand conversation and a visual aid that sheds light on the interconnectedness within community service,...
K - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Over the River and Through the Woods: Traveling By Memory; Mental Maps, Geography
Students are introduced to the concept of mental maps and their development. They transfer geographic images to a sketch map providing visual reinforcement and a means of discussion and assessment.
K - 2nd Social Studies & History
Add and Subtract with Hudson River shipping
Rivers aren't just a place for animals to live, they also provide industrial transportation. The class will examine the Hudson River on a map, discuss all the commercial vessels that use the River to transport materials, then complete a...
2nd - 3rd Science