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.

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.

This cute map was made using Mapping Penny's World as a mentor text. A freebie template is available in the blog post!

This cute map was made using Mapping Penny's World as a mentor text. A freebie template is available in the blog post!

This is an activity that I would use when students are learning about perspective and their location in the world. This activity also incorporates other engaging worksheets for younger students to learn about landforms that make up our earth. I would use this activities when teaching about geography concepts in the classroom.

This is an activity that I would use when students are learning about perspective and their location in the world. This activity also incorporates other engaging worksheets for younger students to learn about landforms that make up our earth. I would use this activities when teaching about geography concepts in the classroom.

Follow Directions- Read the directions and add the details to the map. Fun activity to get students familiar with how a map works while teaching them how to follow directions! Perfect for the beginning of the 2nd grade school year!

Follow Directions- Read the directions and add the details to the map. Fun activity to get students familiar with how a map works while teaching them how to follow directions! Perfect for the beginning of the 2nd grade school year!

*FREEBIE!* This 12 page Me on the Map activity packet includes a book and quiz. The last two pages can be a quiz to check if they learned the information from the books.

*FREEBIE!* This 12 page Me on the Map activity packet includes a book and quiz. The last two pages can be a quiz to check if they learned the information from the books.

Free - Map Adventures, with 7 lessons, is appropriate for grades K-3. Students will learn basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand /and use maps. Be sure to grab the free 15 printables here too that go along with these 7 lesson plans.    http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/teachers-packets/mapadventures/repro.html

Free - Map Adventures, with 7 lessons, is appropriate for grades K-3. Students will learn basic concepts for visualizing objects from different perspectives and how to understand /and use maps. Be sure to grab the free 15 printables here too that go along with these 7 lesson plans. http://egsc.usgs.gov/isb/pubs/teachers-packets/mapadventures/repro.html

My Blog: Social Studies In: Maps and Communities - A clear explanation of a week's worth of activities for maps. FREE download link to blackline masters.

My Blog: Social Studies In: Maps and Communities - A clear explanation of a week's worth of activities for maps. FREE download link to blackline masters.

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