Mapping Skills...Can you find your way around?
Can you piece Canada together? What do the many symbols on the completed puzzle mean? Click on the map below to build the puzzle!
Try this cool activity to help George deliver ice-cream to his friends! Click on George below;
Mapping Skills Learning Centres
Here we are working in co-operative groups to practice and learn mapping skills. In groups, students rotated through 5 centres.
Station 1: Matching map items with their meanings and gluing the matched pairs in our Learning Logs. The list is below!
Station 2: Computer activities that you will find above on this page.
Station 3: Students read and explored the book; Follow That Map! A First Book of Mapping Skills.
Station 4: Students made a compass rose with available supplies.
Station 5: Students created a map of ouor school: create a 'bird's eye view' of our school from the outside.
Mapping Terms....Can you match them?
* A symbol that indicates direction on a map; North, South, East and West.
* Names of items on a map.
* A set measurement to equal a distance on a map. For example; 1 cm = 1Km.
* Pictures or symbols used to represent or mean something on a map or diagram.
* The name of the map or diagram.
Pirate Maps: Our Final Project
To assess what the students have learned from the mapping unit, we had the children create a pirate map. Their maps have to include the following;
* compass rose
* legend (6 items)
The marking rubric can also be found by clicking on the link below. We are going to be tea staining our maps too! Below you will find a few photos of us beginning our maps. Please check back to see the finished work soon!
Our Pirate Maps....Check Them Out!
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