Introduce young students to the concept of maps as representations of places with this community map.

Introduce young students to the concept of maps as representations of places with this community map.

Introduce young students to the concept of maps as representations of places with this neighborhood map.

Introduce young students to the concept of maps as representations of places with this neighborhood map.

This map project is a fun, quirky way to allow students to demonstrate cartography and map reading skills. Let “Pirate Pete” guide your students through a culminating project about fundamental map skills: absolute location, the compass rose, the map key (or legend), and map symbols.

Pirate Pete's Treasure Map Project :Teach Map Skills: Memorable Hands-on Project

This map project is a fun, quirky way to allow students to demonstrate cartography and map reading skills. Let “Pirate Pete” guide your students through a culminating project about fundamental map skills: absolute location, the compass rose, the map key (or legend), and map symbols.

Let students have fun while learning about map skills with this interactive unit! Topics include cardinal directions, grids, scale, types of maps, and latitude and longitude.

Engaging Map Skills Activities

Let students have fun while learning about map skills with this interactive unit! Topics include cardinal directions, grids, scale, types of maps, and latitude and longitude.

TLSBooks.com FREE Worksheets... Map Skills worksheet... Grade recommendation: 3-4   Students will use the map legend to answer a variety of questions pertaining to the map. This worksheet is a useful tool for those children just learning about maps. An answer key is included. •   Common Core State Standards Alignment: RI.3.1

TLSBooks.com FREE Worksheets... Map Skills worksheet... Grade recommendation: 3-4 Students will use the map legend to answer a variety of questions pertaining to the map. This worksheet is a useful tool for those children just learning about maps. An answer key is included. • Common Core State Standards Alignment: RI.3.1

Our children are learning about Australia, so we displayed a huge outline of the continent Australia on the wall outside our classroom. Then the children cut out pictures of things they would pack in their suitcases to take with them on their trip! Each suitcase had a luggage tag with their name on it attatched to their suitcase!

Our children are learning about Australia, so we displayed a huge outline of the continent Australia on the wall outside our classroom. Then the children cut out pictures of things they would pack in their suitcases to take with them on their trip! Each suitcase had a luggage tag with their name on it attatched to their suitcase!

Our local community board.  Using an old car mat and photographs from where the children visit over the year at pre-school such as the post office, tea room, doctors, dentist, hairdressers, shop, etc. EYFS Links: Understanding The World

Our local community board. Using an old car mat and photographs from where the children visit over the year at pre-school such as the post office, tea room, doctors, dentist, hairdressers, shop, etc. EYFS Links: Understanding The World

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