WHAT YOU’LL RECEIVE:
Let’s hit the road! This skill kit, Map Skills & Road Trips, takes us through several states learning all about direction, scale and thematic maps along the way. Students use direction, distance and scale to determine where we are on our trip. Then, practice, practice, practice through PowerPoint examples, chock full of maps of interesting places.
Bellringer Video – Students explore New Mexico’s most interesting towns while practicing direction. Enjoy stunning images and video of some of New Mexico’s exciting attractions such as its spectacular hot air balloon festival and extreme winter sports.
Video Activity – We’re off on a road trip through Texas and Louisiana. And it’s up to students to determine where we are based on strategic clues designed to sharpen skills of direction and scale.
PowerPoint – This is a map reading treasure! Thirteen different maps challenge students to use scale, direction, and thematic maps to make conclusions or chart a course.
Worksheet/Quiz – Time to see what you have learned. Students are put to test through yet more maps. They must now prove what they learned about distance, direction and thematic maps.