Use this engaging resource with 4th or 5th grade students to introduce or review the concepts of relative location, border states and Virginia's water features. The first page is a reading comprehension passage that includes the key concepts and vocabulary for SOLs VS.2a and VS.2c. After reading the passage, students can fill in the compass rose and do some guided or independent practice with relative location using the map included at the bottom of the page. The following pages in the set can be used for follow up practice in class, for homework or as review before quizzes or tests. The maps are extremely clear and easy to read for students.
Virginia Studies VS.2a and VS2.c:
Virginia's Waterways (Four Main Rivers, Chesapeake Bay, Atlantic Ocean)
Mnemonic Tricks to remember the waterways
Compass Rose and clear maps for guided practice of skills
2 Practice Pages (Can be used as practice, homework or review)