Parallels and Meridians
In this parallels and meridians activity, students read about parallels and meridians and answer questions about lines of latitude and longitude. Students complete 8 problems.
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The Seven Continents Scavenger Hunt
Who doesn't enjoy an engaging scavenger hunt? Here, scholars listen to, and discuss, the informative text, Where is my Continent? by Robin Nelson. They then explore the seven continents and four major oceans using Google Earth.
1st - 4th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
The Global Grid System-World Map Activity
Students demonstrate how to use the global grid system. In this map skills lesson, students use a world map to locate various locations. Students identify locations based on the global grid system. Students complete a worksheet as an...
4th - 5th Social Studies & History
Finding Your Way Using Maps and Globes
Students identify the similarities and differences between different maps and globes. Individually, they create a map of their classroom along with a compass rose. They also practice reading maps as a class and finding specific locations.
2nd - 4th Social Studies & History