Students write directions explaining how to get from one location to another by using a map of their town and use simple maps to identify and locate places.
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Mummies in the Morning Egyptian pyramids, hieroglyphics
Visit the Magic Treehouse and take your class on a trip through time with a reading of the children's book Mummies in the Morning. Using the story to spark an investigation into Egyptian culture, this literature unit engages...
3 mins 1st - 4th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate's Map for Me: An Original Story
Students read Blackbeard and brainstorm their knowledge of maps. In this language arts and geography lesson, students use landmarks on their playground to review north, south, east and west and discuss the compass rose. Students read...
K - 3rd English Language Arts
Pirates Have Landed at Fresh Pond!
Students discover and practice the proper way to read a map and atlas. Using a map of Long Island on a paper grocery sack, they locate and label the water, beaches and lighthouses. They must also create a compass rose and place an X on...
K - 4th Social Studies & History