Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!

Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!
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Different Maps for Different Things: Reading Road Maps and Giving Directions!

This geography and map mini-unit is bundled in two larger units below:

Different Maps for Different Things: A 5-Part Geography Unit! Teach Map Skills!

The 11-Resource All Things Geography Bundle!

Buy a geography bundle and save a bundle!

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In this highly-engaging mini-unit on road maps and directions, students learn how to read a variety of different road maps and give, interpret, and understand directions to a variety of locations. ✮✮ This resource is now Google 1:1 compatible! ✮✮

This mini-unit begins with students understanding how to read a basic neighborhood map, and students give and follow directions to reach certain locations! Then, students...

- navigate to class (as a student and professor) using a map of a college campus

- interpret and give directions using a highway interstate map of Boston, Massachusetts

- navigate between a variety of historic sites using a tourist map of downtown Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (there are two versions of this activity, one slightly more difficult)

- analyze a map of the National Mall in Washington D.C. and navigate between a variety of historic and national landmarks

- interpret and estimate distances while they camp at a national park!

Students complete a variety of tasks for each lesson contained in this mini-unit to understand how to read road maps and give (and follow) navigational directions!

Tons of fun, good practice with early map skills, and a great component to any unit!

Enjoy!

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Be sure to check out the other products in the "Different Maps for Different Things" series:

- Different Maps for Different Things: An Introductory Mini-Unit on Map Reading!

- Different Maps for Different Things: A Population Density Mini-Unit! Engaging!

- Different Maps for Different Things: A Mini-Unit to Make Sense of Climate Maps!

- Different Maps for Different Things: Thematic Maps and Modern Issues!

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Looking for a lesson on the Five Themes of Geography? Check out

Five Themes of Geography! Students analyze the 5 themes of Geography! Engaging!
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