This is a first grade map lesson. It contains 2 powerpoints and 4 worksheets. The 1st powerpoint teaches parts of a map, map symbols, and compass rose. The 2nd powerpoint talks about different kinds of maps using the state of Florida. This unit also contains 4 worksheets. The worksheets cover labeling the continents, land forms, using a map, and creating a map. I teach this unit over a 2 week period. There is also a song about naming the continents to the tune of Muffin Man.
The Sunshine State Standards covered are:
SS.1.G.1.3 construct a basic map using key elements including cardinal directions and map symbols. SS.1.G.1.4 Identify a variety of physical features using a map or globe. SS.1.G.1.5 locate hometown, florida, Atlantic Ocean and Gulf of Mexico on a map. SS.1.G.1.6 Describe how location, weather, physical enviornment affect the way pepole live in our community.