Cute!! Lead teachers could do a mini lesson about cardinal directions. You could play a "Pirate Says" game and teach NORTH SOUTH EAST WEST? Teachers could be the Captain: "Captain says face north! Captain says face East! Face South...captain didn't say!.. etc Put the letters N, S, E, W, on the walls so students know where to look!
I would additionally use this cardinal direction worksheet in my unit to assess students knowledge of their directions. I like this worksheet because it is simple and direct so that the teacher can really see if the students understand what is being taught. PP
Cardinal Directions Task Cards from Right Down the Middle with Andrea on TeachersNotebook.com - (11 pages) - Cardinal Directions Task Cards are used to reinforce the skills students need to know for reading maps. This task card set uses the cardinal directions north, south, east, and west. Students will use the map ‘Bentley Community Map’ to answer the 20 task c
My Neighborhood Map- Second Grade- Social Studies- Geography Strand- Spatial Thinking and Skills- Maps and their symbols can be interpreted to answer questions about location of places. This will be a simple quick formative assessment for this standard. Literature: Follow that Map!: A First Look at Mapping Skills-By Scot Ritchie