V. A. 1.1. Students will describe the location of people, places and things by using positional words.
The Masai Village and the Massai Mara Game Reserve Frieze/Mural (Grade 1)
Students will use directional and positional words to place their items on he frieze.
A First Look at Maps (Grade 1)
This is an introductory lesson, in a series of exercises, on the skill of map reading. Reading simple maps will be organized around the five fundamental themes of geography. This exercise will help students focus on identifying natural and man-made features from the perspective of an eagle, rabbit, crow, horse and seagull.
V. A. 1.2. Students will use maps and globes to locate laces referenced in stories and real life situations.
|Going on a Safari! (Grade 1)
Demonstrate an understanding of how the physical environment of Kenya affects travel plans.
Organize, plan and make decisions while planning our trip to Kenya.
Use information about climate, physical environment and purpose to plan a trip to Kenya .
I Can Read A Map! (Grade Level 2)
This lesson will include a number of activities to reinforce the use of basic map skills such as cardinal directions, the compass rose and map keys.
V. A. 1.3. Students will explain that an address locates a specific place.
V. A. 1.4. Students will name and use directional words to describe locations of places in the school and community. Students will locate places by using simple maps, and understand that maps are drawings of locations and places as viewed from above.
V. A. 1.5. Students will use the equator and poles as reference points to describe locations.
V. A. 1.6. Students will compare distances between two or more places shown on a map with simple terms, such as farther and closer.
V.A.2.1.Students will use cardinal and intermediate directions to locate places.
V.B.1.1. Students will locate places by using simple maps, and understand that maps are drawings of locations and places as viewed from above.
Students will recognize and locate the outline shape of the state of Minnesota on a map/globe.
Students will create and interpret simple maps using the map elements of title, direction, symbols, and a map key or legend.
Given various symbols for common classroom objects, students will work in groups to correctly locate the real objects on the floor according to a diagram on the chalkboard.
Students will locate the continents and oceans on a map of the world and a globe.
Students will recognize the outline shape of the contiguous United States.
Students will recognize the outline shapes of countries and locate cultures and civilizations studied in history.
Students will locate on a map the major world countries, states and major cities of the United States.
Students will use an atlas to locate geographic information.
Students will name and locate physical features of the United States, including places about which they have read.
V.C.1.2. Students will name and locate major human-made features of the United States, including features about which they have read.
Students will locate major river systems and mountain ranges on continents studied.
|Where Does Our Water Go?
Students will learn about water drainage and the major drainage basins of North America. This lesson is based on the National Geographic Map, “Water, Precious Resource” published in November 1993. There are several other GeoLinks lessons based on that map.
Students will explain and use introductory geographical terms.