2nd Grade Mapping Unit

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Grade Levels
1st - 3rd
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20 pages
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A hands-on unit to teach mapping in 2nd grade. It covers reading maps, landforms, bodies of water and constructing maps! There are many hands-on and engaging activities to go with each concept.

Why will these lessons help your students grow?

Engagement- Your students will LOVE making maps, learning about maps, and doing tons of research!

Research- Your students will work on researching skills throughout the lessons.

Low Prep- All you have to do is print and let the kids do the rest!

What’s Included?

This unit goes over five days. It covers the second grade standard on mapping. It covers constructing a map, reading maps, land forms and bodies of water.

In this packet you have

*Unit Outline of what I did for the Unit

*Parts of a Map Song

*Reading Map Worksheet

*Bodies of Water Information Sheet

*Bodies of Water Student Booklets

*Landforms Student Booklets

*Landforms Information Sheets

*Rubric for Description of Map Writing

*Student Checklist for Description of Map Writing

*Final Assessment for the Unit

What are others saying?!

Sue- What a terrific resource! It is fun to use and the children love working with it! Thank you!

Brittney- I love having simple articles that my students can read and understand. Thank you!

Joan- I know whenever I purchase something from the Friendly Teacher that I will get activities that will be fun and engaging for my students!

My students LOVE learning about maps, so I wanted to make it fun for them. Singing songs and researching are some of their favorite things! So, that is why this unit was created! I hope your kiddos enjoy them like mine do!

Much Love,


The Friendly Teacher

Total Pages
20 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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