Integrated Literacy Assignment. 2 – G1.0.1 Construct maps of the local community that contain symbols, labels, and legends denoting human and natural characteristics of place. Books!. Up North and Down south (Using Map Directions) Written by Doreen Gonzales
2 – G1.0.1 Construct maps of the local community that contain symbols, labels, and legends denoting
human and natural characteristics of place.
How to read a map song:
Cardinal Directions song:
Dora the Explorer “Map song”:
Longitude and Latitude Song:
This video features a forest ranger who is looking for somewhere to live in between his explorations. He needs the help of different maps to find the perfect place.
This video explains different kinds of maps as well as map keys, different map symbols, and different natural and man made features on a map.
This video is on how to use cardinal directions!
This website has a variety of pre-made lesson plans for teaching everything about maps to grades K-3!
This website is an interactive game that has the students use maps, symbols, and landmarks to help Kimo, the tour guide, get around Adventure Island faster!
This website has a ton of map activities that you can print off and use in your classroom!
These websites have a ton of great teaching ideas about how to get your students ready to draw different kinds of maps from various perspectives!
This website allows students to create an aerial map of the classroom!
Birds eye or Aerial Map