Subject: Social Studies
Type: 1 Lesson Plan
Skills: Identify the compass rose, symbols and the map key as different characteristics of maps.
Materials Needed: pencil & crayons/colored pencils
CCSS: W.K.3, W.1.3, W.2.3, W.3.3; RI.K.1, RI.1.1, RI.2.1, RI.3.1, K.MD.A1
File Type: PDF
Lesson Plan Description
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This K-3, lightly scripted Geography lesson helps students learn about features on a map. It answers the essential question: “What geographical features shape our Earth?”
Students will :
- Learn about map features: compass rose, symbols, map key and how they are used to locate or give direction.
- Read a map.
* The lesson can be adapted to fit K-3 with suggestions embedded into the lesson.
***Optional Cross Curricular Extension Activities for Reading, Math, and Writing.