Lots of good ideas for teaching map skills! For sure using this in my social studies unit this semester!!

Lots of good ideas for teaching map skills! For sure using this in my social studies unit this semester!!

Create your own scavenger hunt for your classroom with QR Codes and Google Maps. You're students will love learning map skills with this activity.

Create your own scavenger hunt for your classroom with QR Codes and Google Maps. You're students will love learning map skills with this activity.

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!

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!

Make teaching map skills engaging with pirates and treasure maps.  This unit covers countless common core standards.

Make teaching map skills engaging with pirates and treasure maps. This unit covers countless common core standards.

Barefoot Island Community Map Project for 2nd grade TEKS map skills. Student gets outline of foot and has to add everything else: map key, compass rose, title, cardinal directions, draw and label.

Barefoot Island Community Map Project for 2nd grade TEKS map skills. Student gets outline of foot and has to add everything else: map key, compass rose, title, cardinal directions, draw and label.

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.

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 - 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

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