Map Skills

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2nd, 3rd
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This is your map skills unit!! Perfect for 2nd and 3rd grade, this unit has activities for your students to use those map skills you teach!

Focus skills:

*locating continents, oceans, and hemispheres
*comparing maps and globes
*using cardinal and/or intermediate directions to locate places on maps
*using scale to determine distance on maps
*using a map grid to locate places on maps
*creating maps using title, legend, and symbols, and grids
*interpreting and comparing maps
*sentence writing
*writing in the past tense

Activities:

*maps foldable showing the oceans, continents, hemispheres, equator, prime meridian
*create a compass rose, using it on a U.S. map and writing
*using a scale to determine distance with yarn and writing activity; includes all state maps, each state on it's own page, except Rhode Island due to scale size
*using a map grid class game
*using a map grid individual activities
*end of unit 1-2 day project: creating a map integrating maps skills and comparing with a partner
*U.S. and state maps can be used for variety of needs as well

Also includes colorful content vocabulary posters: globe, map, compass rose, legend, symbol, scale

**Please Read** this unit includes a page for each state for the map scale activity!

I hope you and your students enjoy learning about maps with these activities!

;) Christina C.
Total Pages
74
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N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Week

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