Live in or around New York? Planning a class trip to New York? Want to give students some geographic perspective beforehand? This is the activity for you!!!
***The New York City activity guides students in filling out TWO maps; a zoomed out map that features all 5 boroughs, and a zoomed in map featuring neighborhoods and landmarks in Manhattan.
This download includes both the follow-along PPT map activity AND the blank map handout in PDF and MS WORD formats.
This resource has been designed to allow students to map 35 major landmarks, neighborhoods, rivers, freeways, surrounding cities and the like. Students turn a blank map into an information-packed resource. Teacher controls the pace by revealing new map items at the click of the mouse. Enjoy!
The 35 Items that will be featured on the two maps by the end of the activity include:
Statue of Liberty
One World Trade Center
Madison Square Garden
Empire State Building
25 slides and 2 map handouts