Practice map skills with these fun centers! Eleven centers included to practice latitude and longitude, directions, continents/ oceans, map skills vocabulary, and more. Task cards, games, puzzles, and fun learning activities will engage your students and reinforce learning!
MAP SKILLS CENTERS PRODUCT
- How to Use Product: Includes directions for assembling center folders and materials as well as ways to use activities not in centers.
- "Roll a Map" GAME: Partner game to practice identifying and labeling continents and oceans on a world map. Teacher directions page, student directions page, center cover, and world map included.
- "Where in the World is Ricardo Estaban?" Detective Dan is hot on the trail of suspected jewel thief Ricardo Esteban. Follow the clues to help Detective Dan track Ricardo around the world to his ultimate capture! Teacher directions page, student directions page, center cover, world map, clue cards, recording page, and answer key included.
- Cardinal and Intermediate Directions Go Fish Game: Practice cardinal and intermediate directions by playing Go Fish! Teacher directions page, student directions page, center cover, and game cards included.
- "Time for a Treasure Hunt": Make a map leading classmates to a special treasure. Use map symbols, a map key, and cardinal/ intermediate directions to lead your classmates to the treasure. Teacher directions page, student directions page, and center directions included.
- Continental U.S. states puzzles: Put the U.S. back together again with a fun puzzle. Teacher directions page, student directions page, center cover page, color labeled U.S. map puzzle, black/ white labeled U.S. map puzzle, and unlabeled U.S. map puzzle.
- Continents and Oceans Puzzle: Put the world back together with a fun puzzle. Teachers directions page, student directions page, center cover page, and colored world map puzzle.
- "Around the World" map skills game: Practice maps skills (equator, Prime Meridian, Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, continents, oceans, and more) with this fun game for 2-4 students. Teacher directions page, student directions page, center cover page, game board, game question cards, and answer key included.
MAP SKILLS: VOCABULARY, TASK CARDS, PUZZLES
- OVER 40 FULL COLOR VOCABULARY POSTERS FOR USE IN THE CLASSROOM. Terms include Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, symbol, scale, legend, ocean, continent, key, cartographer, map, globe, North Pole, South Pole, axis, latitude, longitude, coordinates, directions, north, south, east, west, northwest, southwest, northeast, southeast, cardinal directions, intermediate directions, compass rose, northern hemisphere, southern hemisphere, western hemisphere, eastern hemisphere, equator, Prime Meridian, political map, physical map, thematic map, GPS mapping, satellite)
- TASK CARDS FOR PRACTICING VOCABULARY. 40 task cards are included in a self-checking QR code version (use with a QR scanning code app) and a recording page version.
- VOCABULARY PUZZLE CARDS. Vocabulary puzzle cards are included to practice and reinforce vocabulary words.
- CENTER PREP INCLUDED. Map skills center covers, teacher prep directions, and student directions pages included.
LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE PRACTICE CENTERS
- Directions page for product use.
- Hemisphere Sort: Students will practice locating world countries on a map and identifying its hemispheres. Center folder cover page, teacher directions, student directions page, world map, sorting cards, cut and paste activity page included.
- Let's See the World: Students will practice locating famous world site countries using latitude and longitude coordinates. Center folder cover page, teacher directions, student directions page, set of 20 task cards with self-checking QR codes, recording page, answer key included. YOU WILL HAVE TO PROVIDE A WORLD MAP WITH LATITUDE AND LONGITUDE COORDINATES TO GO WITH THIS CENTER
- Football Time: Students will locate football stadiums in the U.S. using latitude and longitude coordinates. Center folder cover page, teacher directions, student directions page, continental U.S. latitude and longitude coordinates map, 32 task cards, and answer key included.