After students have learned about the most common elements of maps (date, orientation, grid, scale, title, author, index, legend, source) and are comfortable reading and using the elements, an effective culminating activity is for students to create their own map of a real or imagined neighborhood.
→ For this activity, students will put their MAP SKILLS to the test.
→ Students will be creating a map of their neighborhood. Not only is this activity versatile (can be used as a project or homework) it is also easy to follow and promotes creativity!
→ In their map, students must include a title,
This is a set of worksheets and printables to teach kindergarten and first grade students about map skills. There are about 18 worksheets/activities (minus directions pages). They focus mostly on cardinal directions, map symbols, map keys and reading a map. There is also an activity for students
Your students will love drawing and writing about their own special place on the map. I have used this resource with my first grade students after reading the story, Me On the Map, by Joan Sweeney. Just print and staple the pages into a student book and you are ready to go! It usually takes severa
This Map Skills unit involves students learning how to read maps and legends. Students can even design their own neighborhood map with symbols. I've also provided Google Slides so students can work together to find additional symbols for their maps. This unit incorporates map skills, cooperative lea
Help students understand where they live in the world. This product includes both a boy and girl cover option and prompts to fill out about continent, country, state, and neighborhood. Glue the tops of each page together to create a cute flipbook to display!This item meets common core standards!Than
Mapping and Geography! Continent Twister is a fun way to encourage students to delve into geography and map skills. A twist on STEM / STEAM fun!
This product directly correlates with the elements of a good STEAM project, 21st Century Skills, Next Generation Science Standards, and Project Based Lea
This packet is packed full of Mapping Activities and Printables:
Build A Map
Where In The Community Map and Recording Sheet
Things In A House
Things In A House Independent Practice and Map Key
Neighborhood Map and 2 Direction Pages for Differentiation
Read-Follow Numbers Cu
This is a foldable that can be used to support map skills with students in primary grade levels. Students can use the outside flaps as a visual tool to help reinforce their understanding of cardinal directions. An easy-to-interpret neighborhood map is provided on the inside for students to analyze.
Lesson #2 of 3 in the Industrial Revolution Unit – 16 slide power point based lesson that covers: - Benefits of the Industrial Revolution such as rising standards of living, improvements in transportation, expansion of the middle class, and increased economic opportunity - Negative effects of the In
About This BookFrom Amazon.comIn 1938 Berlin, Germany, a cat sees Rosenstrasse change from a peaceful neighborhood of Jews and Gentiles to an unfriendly place where, one November night, men in brown shirts destroy Jewish-owned businesses and arrest or kill Jewish people. Includes facts about Kristal
Your students will enjoy creating their own neighborhood using a deck of cards to create random ordered pairs. After plotting the points, each student will use a fraction scale to determine actual distances. A great activity allows students to be artistic in math class!
This activity includes:
This is a bundle of 2 highly animated, power point presentations on Landmark Supreme Court Cases involving the "separate but equal" clause. Landmark Supreme Court Cases are those cases whose rulings have had far reaching impact on citizen rights in the United States. Both presentations together numb
In social studies we often discuss communities and we begin with our homes. After giving a lesson on types of homes we discuss the kinds of homes in our neighborhood.
In this tree map students are using a word box to fill in the tree map. They will draw a picture of a two types of homes usually
National GeographicReach for ReadingUnit 1 Week 1Second GradeThe Adventures of Taxi DogQuinito's NeighborhoodSupplemental ActivitiesPg. 3-7 Social Studies Vocabulary and Academic Vocabulary – Copy pages A and B back to back. Cut on the dotted lines and fold on the solid lines. Draw a picture, Write
National GeographicReach for ReadingUnit 8 Week 1Follow That Map!If Maps Could TalkFirst GradeSupplemental ActivitiesTable of Contents:Pg. 3-7 Academic Vocabulary and Social Studies Vocabulary – copy pages A and B back to back - fold on the solid line and cut on the dotted lines -draw a picture to g
This is a fun project for students before or during the early reading of To Kill a Mockingbird. The activity begins by having students do a written and visual walk down memory lane to help them remember their own childhood views and experiences. This will help them recognize the literary value of t
PowerPoint that starts with my neighborhood, my elementary school, Larsen Elementary, my city, Spanish Fork, Utah, my state, Utah, my country, the United States of America, and my continent, North America. Includes brief history of each category including pictures.
Math students graph a neighborhood using cute MOVABLE map icons! Afterwards, they identify the coordinates of each building, and enter their distances into the editable Google slides. Rubric included! This product includes 9 editable Google slides and the instructions/text can be easily modified. Se
Our Neighborhood, Our Friends is a packet aligned to Chapter 3 of the Common Core Curriculum Maps book. I have included some activities to use with this 6 week plan based on the curriculum maps. In this chapter, students explore fictional characters in picture books and community helpers in informat