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Make a compass rose - perfect craft for learning north, south, east & west. We are going to use this for a treasure hunt one day

Strand: Geography Topic: Spatial Thinking and Skills Standard Statement:  A map scale and cardinal and intermediate  directions can be used to describe the  relative location of physical and human  characteristics of Ohio and the United  States.

Compass Rose

Strand: Geography Topic: Spatial Thinking and Skills Standard Statement: A map scale and cardinal and intermediate directions can be used to describe the relative location of physical and human characteristics of Ohio and the United States.

Longitude and Latitude lesson idea                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Great way to teach kids longitude and latitude so they remember. Here's a lesson plan with great idea for helping kids remember latitude and longitude.

Atividade para aprender a identificar os continentes e os principais oceanos, ao mesmo tempo que conhece suas formas e limites; além de localizar e reconhecer seu continente em um planisfério.

Continent Twister - Geography Learning with a Twist! This project has cooperative learning, problem solving, mapping skills, even a rubric to assess the learning

Hands On Map Skills: Cross Curricular Project to Teach Map Skills.  ($) I got tired of using worksheets and put together this project where students use real maps to study their important features, all while refining their map skills. Then they get the chance to put all of this knowledge together as they create their own map of a community, as well as a collaborative world map.

Hands On Map Skills: Cross Curricular Project to Teach Map Skills (Grades 2-4)

Hands On Map Skills: Cross Curricular Project to Teach Map Skills. Students use real maps to study important features, all while refining their map skills. Then they create their own map of a community, as well as a collaborative world map.

Get a freebie to get you started from this blog post! Just add felt or foam pieces to your block center to create interactive maps. Kids can learn map skills, explore communities and community helpers, and practice a number of math and literacy skills!

Freebie to help you- Rock your Blocks Center! Just add felt or foam pieces to your block center to create interactive maps. Kids can learn map skills, explore communities and community helpers, and practice a number of math and literacy skills!

Create a simple map of your home and have a treasure hunt. This is such a fun way to introduce map reading skills to kids.

-Specify locations and describe spatial relationships using coordinate geometry and other representational systems. Create a simple map of your home and have a treasure hunt. This is such a fun way to introduce map reading skills to kids.

Learning Lab Resources: The ULTIMATE Science Interactive Notebook Pack!

This resource has a ton of great worksheet games or activities that will increase my students map skills. I would use these as independent practice or a group activity after teaching them the different parts of a map.

A Fun Map Skills Activity to get Kids Moving While Learning about the Cardinal Directions!

Map Learning Activity for Kids

FREE Maps and Globes - A Printable Book for Introducing Map Skills

FREE Maps and Globes - A Printable Book for Introducing Map Skills. Great for students when learning about the compass rose and globe.