Map Skills are an important concept to teach. Here are 5 easy ways to get your students interested in maps and to make the job easier for teachers! Super ideas!

Map Reading Skills are an important concept to teach. Here are 5 easy Map Reading Activities and Map Strategies to get your students interested in maps and to make the job easier for teachers!

Learning Lab Resources: The ULTIMATE Science Interactive Notebook Pack!

This resource has a ton of great worksheet games or activities that will increase my students map skills. I would use these as independent practice or a group activity after teaching them the different parts of a map.

FREE Craftivity! This is a simple cut-and-paste collage style compass rose craft.  It helps kids understand how a compass rose... read more

Teaching Map Skills

Teach Your Child to Read - FREE Craftivity! This is a simple cut-and-paste collage style compass rose craft. It helps kids understand how a compass rose. read more Give Your Child a Head Start, and.Pave the Way for a Bright, Successful Future.

Map skills, mapping a classroom activity. Great for social studies.

Spatial Thinking & Skills Physical and political maps have distinctive characteristics and purposes. Places can be located on a map by using the title, key, alphanumeric grid and cardinal directions.

Me on the Map - A hands-on geography project! 100+ pages - $ - This blog post will walk you through the many great activities included in this download! See how this could be used in your 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, or 5th grade classroom. Your students will have a much better understanding of their place in the world when you are done!

Even if you aren’t officially responsible for teaching map skills at your grade level, it is still important and extremely beneficial to make time for lessons involving direct instruction related to t

Second Grade Math Worksheets: My Neighborhood Map

My Neighborhood Map

My Neighborhood Map- Second Grade- Social Studies- Geography Strand- Spatial Thinking and Skills- Maps and their symbols can be interpreted to answer questions about location of places.

Fourth Grade Geography Worksheets: State Scavenger Hunt

State Scavenger Hunt

Fourth Grade Geography Worksheets: State Scavenger Hunt - practice working with latitude and longitude, as well as getting students used to this format for when they write their own Indiana scavenger hunt

This Project Based Learning idea was a hit with my elementary students! They loved diving into map skills and landforms and, of course, burying their own treasure! This is a great way to introduce PBL activities in an engaging way. This PBL resource includes rubrics and step-by-step directions. A great way to assess map skills in your 21st Century classroom!

This Project Based Learning idea was a hit with my elementary students! They loved diving into map skills and landforms and, of course, burying their own treasure! This is a great way to introduce PBL activities in an engaging way. This PBL resource inclu

A Location and Map Skills Social Studies Unit that teaches students about North American landforms, urban, rural, and suburban communities, grid maps, and family history.  A perfect unit for first, second, and third grades.

Map Skills & Location Social Studies Unit

A Location and Map Skills Social Studies Unit that teaches students about North American landforms, urban, rural, and suburban communities, grid maps, and family history. A perfect unit for first, second, and third grades.

Mapping activity - teaching about coordinates, longitude, latitude, etc.- They use ribbon for the equator and prime meridian!

Mapping activity - teaching about coordinates, longitude, latitude, etc.- They use ribbon for the equator and prime meridian - not a bad crafts project of the year to assess my students' experience with such projects.

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