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Teaching map skills

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Teach basic map skills with this printable map activity. Students will learn how to read a map legend or key, follow directions, and recognize North, South, East, and West on a compass rose.

Basic map skills are so important to learn at an early age! This printable map worksheet teaches students how to read a map, including following directions, reading a map key or map legend, and recognizing North, South, East, and West on a compass rose.

Understanding Maps | First Grade Lesson

A map is a representation of a place, usually drawn on a flat surface. It shows how things are related to each other in terms of their locations, distances, and sizes.

Easy Hack for Teaching Map Directions - Caffeine Queen Teacher

Map skills and map directions never really go away; the skills just keep building year after year. Students need a solid foundation to build on, or they remain confused.

Are you teaching your students map skills? This product will help your students compare and contrast maps and globes. It will enable students to identify the continents and oceans of our world. They will practice using cardinal and intermediate directions. Students will create their own town using a map key. They will write sentences describing the location of the symbols on their fictitious city map.

Make learning fun for your students when teaching map skills. Map skills topics include maps, globes, continents, oceans, landforms, water forms, suburban, urban, rural, directions, and more. This resource is perfect for second, third, and fourth grade students. Digital activity included using Easel by TpT. These activities can be used during whole group instruction, independent work, and center time. Easy-to-use activity sheets with clear directions and answer keys are provided. HERE'S WHAT…

map skills printables

These map activity printables are super easy to print and color. They make the perfect scouts, summer camp or nature activity for kids!

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Students can create this fun "Me on the Map" flip book. Me on the Map by Joan Sweeney is a great map skills activity for kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade. It helps students learn some of the most basic "must know" geography!
Joan Sweeney wrote "Me on the Map". This map skills activity for kindergarten, 1st grade, and 2nd grade aligns perfectly! Kids can create a super cute me on the map flip book. This helps teach basic "must know" geography! This post describes how to differentiate this activity for higher and lower level learners.
Do your students struggle to explain items by attribute. Expand their semantic mapping skills and desriptive skills by teaching them how to define words with this guessing game. This is a 67 card deck with 60 fill in the blank prompts, 30 Drag and Drop Prompts, and 37 Open ended prompts which will allow you to assess if they have learned this skill. NO PREP- SELF SCORING and FUN! Check out my store BigDogCards-SLP on the Boom Learning Website where all my decks are $1-$3.00. Grades 5 and up