This interactive Social Studies lesson engages your students in note-taking of important concepts and lets them use their creativity to show what they have learned!
WHAT IS INCLUDED IN THIS RESOURCE?
⇨ 10-page PowerPoint Presentation:
Show a vibrant Powerpoint to your students to introduce concepts like longitude, latitude, grid map, coordinates, Prime Meridian, International Dateline, and Equator.
⇨ Accompanying Worksheets:
As you engage them in this powerpoint, they can fill out the accompanying worksheet - the worksheet matches the order of the PowerPoint! To conclude the lesson, students are shown a map (both on the Powerpoint and on their worksheet) and asked to identify the letter that is placed at given coordinates.
⇨ My Country on a Grid Map Project:
Students are given a blank grid map. They need to draw a country, label cities, lakes, and places to visit. Then, they will find the coordinates of the places that are labeled. This project is fun for your students, and a great way for you to check their understanding of this challenging concept!
WHAT WILL MY STUDENTS BE DOING?
a powerpoint to learn concepts
⇨ Applying their learning
by completing the accompanying worksheets, either independently or guided with you
their own country to take their learning to the next level and enhance their engagement
WHAT ARE OTHER TEACHERS SAYING?
'A great resource. It is clear and accurate, and really beautifully created. It really helped clarify longitude and latitude for my students. Thank you!'
'I was trying to find quick, simple resources for latitude and longitude and this was the only thing I needed to introduce the concepts to my students! It was great!'
'This is a perfect resource to use in my social studies class to introduce latitude and longitude. Great visuals and I love the note sheet the students can fill out while going through the slide show.'
WHO IS THIS RESOURCE FOR?
• Classroom teachers
who need a quick introduction to longitude and latitude
• Classroom teachers
who have a wide variety of abilities in their classroom who need build in visual supports for students who need it
WHAT ELSE WOULD MAKE YOUR ♯TEACHERLIFE EASIER?
➡ Are you looking for the DIGITAL/PAPERLESS version of this resource?
Check out Learning Longitude and Latitude: Digital Resource for Google Drive
➡ Are you looking for an interactive landforms unit and lapbook project?
Check out Landforms Resource Bundle.
➡ Are you looking for an all inclusive unit and project about immigration?
Check out Immigration Unit and Lapbook Project.
➡ Are you looking for no prep math skill checks for third graders?
Check out 3rd Grade Math Skill Checks.
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