Students' mapping skills will skyrocket with the use of the Map Skills-themed Practice Makes Perfect series from Teacher Created Resources! Each eBook contains activities perfect for enhancing students' competencies, usable as independent classwork, homework, or even as additional practice. Additionally, each eBook will display on the cover and in the table of contents if additional test practice pages are included. This series focuses on skills involving using maps, and aims for students to excel at this lifelong skill.
Get ready to explore the world! This Lapbook is one of seven in our "Seven Continents" series, and each one is an overview of one continent. This one explores Europe's history, geography,, climate, wildlife, religion, languages, and more! A complete Study Guide is included! This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! Print as many as you need for your own class.
Get ready to explore the world! This Lapbook is one of seven in our "Seven Continents" series, and each one is an overview of one continent. This one explores Africa's history, geography, climate, wildlife, and more! A complete Study Guide is included! This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! Print as many as you need for your own class.
Get ready to explore the world! This Lapbook is one of seven in our "Seven Continents" series, and each one is an overview of one continent. This one explores Asia's history, geography, climate, wildlife, and more! A complete Study Guide is included! This ebook format includes a downloadable PDF file. Just follow the instructions, cut, fold, glue, and create! Print as many as you need for your own class.
Teach essential map skills with full-color transparencies, accompanied by mini-lessons and activities! Students will learn how to read a map and map key, find directions using a compass rose, navigate a floor plan, interpret symbols, and more!
Invite students to explore urban, suburban, and rural communities with this collection of fun and ready-to-go mapping activity pages. Kids will plan their own city, read a shopping mall floor map, create a grid map for a dinosaur excavation site, and much more. Reproducibles reinforce key map concepts, such as distance and scale, cardinal directions, picture and abstract symbols, coordinates, and more. A fun way to connect kids to the world!
By Bruce Frazee and William Guardia. What are landforms? Where do people spend money? Where would you build a city? More than 80 question-based activities, each supported by teacher instructions and a reproducible student handout, address five main topics: symbols, location, direction, scale and distance, and globes. For each topic, lessons are provided at two skill levels (easier and harder) with readiness activities to help teachers assess initial skill levels.
Ideas and information to help young learners understand the basics of reading and following maps. Students will learn about a compass rose, direction words, map symbols and using a map legend. Continents, hemispheres, meridians, latitude and longitude will be introduced and students will enjoy the fun maps that lead to learning distances and problem solving.
Outline Maps of Canada is an important resource to help introduce and review mapping skills, with an emphasis on Canadian maps. Almost every map included can be used to teach or review the use of: directions on a compass rose, symbols on a legend and mapping terms such as border, boundary and hemisphere. The maps will help students: recognize the shape of Canada; locate Canada in North America and the world; recognize and locate Canada's provinces, territories and capital cities; begin to recognize parallels of latitude and meridians of longitude; use simple scale on maps of Canada; provide starting points for inquiry or research on specific provinces and territories; use a grid on a map; locate and name rivers and large bodies of water.
Printed 2 tasks to a sheet, each Create-a-Center includes 90 tasks, ready to cut out and make into a center. Also included with each is a crossword puzzle and another enrichment activity. The multi-disciplinary activities are keyed to Bloom's Taxonomy and include tasks from the 6 major classifications of the cognitive domain: knowledge, comprehension, application, analysis, synthesis, and evaluation. Instructions on using the cards to create a learning center are included. Themes include Maps and Globes, Weather, Space Science, Matter and Energy, and the Presidents.
Building Skills by Exploring MapsMaps hold the promise of an adventure. And children really want to know how to read them. At the same time, they still need a lot of practice with the basic map skills of using latitude and longitude, locating places on a grid, estimating distances using scale, using indexes, and understanding common map symbols. This series uses age-appropriate maps to provide opportunities to practice these skills. Background information at the top of each page provides either more information about a map skill or interesting facts about the subject of the map.
This resource contains up-to-date maps of countries and regions of the world. It is designed to supplement geography studies, as well as develop a more comprehensive understanding of the geography of the world. Over 50 maps.
Build vocabulary and reading skills while exploring this key social studies topic! Easy-to-make books on homes, transportation, jobs, goods and services, natural resources, and more provide great nonfiction reading practice. A variety of formats-such as lift-the-flap, turn-the-wheel, and slide-a-story strips-keep kids actively engaged with what they read. Includes step-by-step instructions on assembling the books, plus teaching tips, activities and extensions for each book. Great for hands-on learning!
There is no better way to learn more about one's country than to study its geography. Use the multitude of activities and worksheets to expand student knowledge and strengthen their mapping skills of Canada. They will be introduced to mapping terms such as; country, border, ocean, province, territory, continent, hemisphere, latitude, longitude, symbols, legend, scale, and cardinal and intermediate directions.
Help young learners to understand the geography of Canada with the introduction of basic mapping skills through the use of the various ideas and the information found in this resource. Students will learn the terms compass rose, scale, legend, map symbols, and directional terms. They will be introduced to various types of maps and they will have fun exploring them.
Digital learning takes education to a whole new level! The Map Skills I Interactive Whiteboard Unit is perfect for students in first grade and uses tactile learning to teach them basic map usage and creation skills. The included activities familiarize students with identifying the purpose and parts of a map as well as how to create a simple map. The activities are presented in several formats to give students the opportunity to use a range of critical thinking and decision-making skills. The unit includes comprehensive lesson plans, printable student pages, interactive whiteboard lessons, individual computer-based student activities, teacher notes, extension ideas, and ideas for differentiation for maximum skill reinforcement.