Looking for a fun way to have students practice their latitude and longitude skills while making a connection to animals? This activity has students plot the locations of 25 real cities/towns in the USA by drawing a cute little dog face as a location marker.
Included in this activity are the coordinates, map, and the 25 cities named after an animal.
Some of the names included are:
...and many more!
An answer key is provided with the locations of the coordinates. You could have a class competition, a partner activity, or whatever you think of to keep your students learning and engaged!
Great for a Social Studies/Science Connection!
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Christmas, USA – 25 Towns with Christmas-Themed Names
Top Colleges, USA - Locating 30 Top-Ranked Universities!
Elements, USA – 25 Cities/Towns Named After the Periodic Table
Football, USA – Where Do the Pros Play?
Greek Mythology, USA - 25 Cities/Towns with Names from Greek Mythology
Halloween, USA - 25 Cities/Towns with Halloween-Themed Names
Memorial Day, USA - 25 Cities/Towns with Patriotic-Themed Names!
Planets, USA - 25 Cities/Towns with Names After Planets
Presidents, USA - 25 Cities/Towns with Presidential Names
Sillytown, USA - 25 Real Towns with Funny Names
Valentine's Day, USA - 25 Cities/Towns with Valentine's Day Themed Names
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