Bundle - Maps skills teaching resources

Ian Jeffery
Grade Levels
2nd - 6th
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167 pages
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We purposely set out to design Geography worksheets and activities that are both visually appealing to pupils and effective learning tools for teachers.

This map skills bundle contains:

* 40 Map skills activities - complete with answer keys

* 3 PowerPoints for use with activities

* 24 Map words for a word wall

* 6 Map posters to explain all about maps

* 1 Map quiz (ages 7-9) - complete with answer key

* 4 templates for making 3D maps

* 1 comprehensive list of learning objectives

This comprehensive set of 40 activities covers map skills for all pupils aged 7-11. It comes complete with answer keys to speed up your day.

Activities covered in these pages are:

• marking information on a map

• interpreting aerial photographs

• following routes on maps

• using alpha-numeric grid references (using map of Mexico)

• Identifying map symbols

• Showing direction on a map (UK / USA / Japan / Australia versions)

• Using an atlas (or online map) to identify key geographical features

• creating a map of an imaginary area

• Identifying and naming major rivers (World / UK / India / Canada versions)

• Identifying world's largest islands on a map

• Identify features on an aerial photo from a map of the same area

• Identifying the continents

• Identifying countries from their outlines

• Self assessment (aged 7-9)

• Depict a globe as a flat surface

• Using Longitude and latitude

• Four figure grid references (Canada version)

• Six figure grid references

• Make a 3D map (complete with 4 templates)

• Describing landscapes using geographical vocabulary

• Drawing field sketches

• Drawing a pictorial map

• Mark on a map - EU country

• Make a cross section of a map

• Make a choropleth map (Indian rainfall)

• Self-assessment (aged 9-11)


* Using longitude and latitude

* Making 3D maps

* Locating mountain ranges on maps

Map quiz

This map quiz comes complete with an answer key and it is aimed at pupils in the 2nd, or 3rd grade. It covers the following map skills:

• Using directions

• knowledge of continents

• Map symbols

• Following routes on maps

• Measuring distances on maps

• Grid references

• Interpreting aerial photographs.

Map posters and word for word wall. Posters include:

• Compass

• Contours

• Key

• Layer shading

• Longitude and latitude

• Scale bar

• Title page

Separate making 3D maps Pack

• 4 templates for making 3D maps

These products can be bought separately. Full cost of individual items is $27.00. Bundle price $8.50 saving 30% off the full list price.

Total Pages
167 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
3 months
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