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Map Skills

For Teachers 3rd
Thirds graders reinforce that a map is a drawing that shows what a place looks like from above. They use a map key and symbols to create a map of the school and its neighborhood.
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Map Keys

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine maps and map keys. In this locating map features lesson, 3rd graders use crayons, markers and colored pencils to label maps. Students work in partners to read map keys and locate given places and things.
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Map Key

For Students 2nd - 4th
For this map reading worksheet, students read the map key and then cut our and paste the symbols where they belong on the provided map.
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Tornadoes in the United States

For Students 5th - 7th
Which state has the highest frequency of tornadoes? Use this chart and mapping activity to get your scholars discovering geographical trends as they analyze data and transfer it to a map. Learners practice creating a map to show the...
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Scaling it Down: Caves Have Maps, Too

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Measurement and map skills are the focus of this instructional activity, where students crawl through a "cave" made out of boxes, desks and chairs, observing the dimensions.  Your young geographers measure various aspects of the cave and...
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Cinderella Map Key

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learners design a map key in order to show where the different Cinderella stories have taken place. For this map key lesson plan, students place symbols on a map to show the diversity of the stories.
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Map Making Lesson

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders explore the concept of making a map.  For this map making lesson, 2nd graders discover how to create a map.  Students must include correct symbols, a compass rose, and a map key. 
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United States Map- Map Legend/City Symbols

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Students investigate the United States map. In this map skills geography lesson, students explore city symbols on the map legend and identify them. Students use post-it notes to mark various symbols.
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Highway Maps

For Students 3rd - 4th
In this map reading learning exercise, students observe a map of Center City and use it and the map key to answer comprehension questions. Students answer five multiple choice questions.
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Map Making

For Students 2nd - 4th
In this map making activity, students draw a map of their home including a map key. In this drawing activity, students create one map.
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A Map Key

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this map key worksheet, students read about maps, symbols, and map keys. They look at a picture of a map and cut out pictures to create a map key.
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Edible Resource Maps!

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Young scholars discuss resource maps and examine examples from library resources. Working in groups, they create edible resource maps by drawing examples, such as popcorn on the border of Iowa and Nebraska. Then they use cookies in the...
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Map Skills

For Students 2nd - 4th Standards
Help younger learners develop their map skills with this simple worksheet, which includes 12 questions utilizing a map legend that involves highway markers, population indicators, and other landmark signs.
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Reading a Map

For Students 1st - 3rd Standards
Young geographers improve their map skills by practicing locating the cardinal directions on a map, identifying symbols on a map key, and describing where objects on the map are located relative to other locations.
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The African American Population in US History

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
How has the African American population changed over the years? Learners use charts, statistical data, and maps to see how populations in African American communities have changed since the 1860s. Activity modifications are included to...
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Mapping It Out: Social Studies Online

For Teachers 2nd
A great way to introduce 2nd graders to map skills would be to use this presentation. The visuals are inviting and the layout is easy to understand. This would be a terrific way to cover the basics on how to read a map. There is also a...
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U.S. Political Map

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Pupils explore the symbols found in a map legend. In this map skills lesson, students locate the legend on a political map and explain what each of the symbols mean. Pupils locate and identify several symbols on the map.
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Landform Maps

For Students 1st - 3rd
In this map of Washington worksheet, students study the map key of different landforms found in Washington to answer 4 questions with multiple choice answers.
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Maps and Symbols

For Students K - 2nd
In this maps and symbols worksheet, students discover what maps are and follow the 4 directions using the map key in order to locate specific places.
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map making lesson plan

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders discuss map making and how to read maps. In this map lesson plan, 2nd graders listen to the story Me on the Map and discuss the importance of maps. They create their own map of an imaginary island complete with symbols and...
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The Fabulous 500

For Students 2nd - 3rd
In this map key worksheet, students practice finding locations on a map using the key on this map of a race track. Students cut out numbered race cars. Students read the clues and study the map to correctly place the cars in the correct...
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Community Map

For Students K - 2nd
In this community map worksheet, learners practice their map reading skills as they use the map key to determine the locations of community places on the map.
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Countries of the World

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students define the meaning of the word country. In this countries of the world map lesson, students identify boundaries, countries, and symbols within countries on the map. Students distinguish the words country and continent.
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Nine O'Clock Lullaby

For Students 6th - 7th
In this time zone map worksheet, students identify and complete 15 different problems that include reading a map and determining various distances. First, they select a time in a city and use the integers on the legend to determine the...

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