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Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)

Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Geography - The World in Spatial Terms (Map Skills)
Product Description
This two week unit teaches children to understand the world in spatial terms using maps, globes, foldables, and many engaging activities – several are differentiated.

This unit includes:
Vocabulary Cards – Color and Black & White
KWL Chart
Color, Cut, & Create Booklets (differentiated)
Maps Help Us – Identify & Explain (differentiated)
Different Kinds of Maps - Read & Write
Different Kinds of Maps – Foldable
Parts of a Map – Instructional Posters
Map Skills – Color & Draw by Instructions
Practice Using a Compass Rose (differentiated)
A Map of My School – Create and Label
Water and Land – Color to Label
Compare & Contrast Maps & Globes – Venn Diagram
How To Use Maps & Globes – Writing Foldable
Features of a Globe – Posters & Labeling Activity
The World Map – Posters & Labeling Activity
Regions of the USA – Coloring by Instruction
Physical Features – Posters & Labeling
Climate – Foldable
Sequencing Size Activity (one for each state)
Where In the World Am I? – Foldable (one for each state)
*Posters are in color and black & white

Standards addressed in this unit:
-describe a map as a representation of a space, such as the classroom, the school, the neighborhood, town, city, state, country, or world
-identify key elements (compass rose, title, key with symbols) of maps and globes
-identify cardinal directions (north, east, south, west) and apply them to maps
-construct a basic map using key elements including cardinal directions and map symbols
-create and use simple maps such as maps of the home, classroom, school, and community
-identify a variety of physical features using a map and globe
-define and give examples of a continent, mountain, river, lake, and ocean
-define and locate the North and South Poles and the equator
-locate on a map the student's local community, state, the Atlantic Ocean, Pacific Ocean, the Great Lakes, and the Gulf of Mexico.
-describe how location, weather, and physical environment affect the way people live in our community

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Total Pages
264 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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