Apply knowledge of the components of a map to this map elements worksheet.
Components of a Map Worksheet Scaffolding and Extension Tips
In addition to individual student work time, use this map elements worksheet as a:
Got fast finishers? Students who need a challenge can be tasked with designing their own map on the back of the worksheet, complete with examples of each major map element that has been discussed.
For students who need extra support, use this worksheet as an intervention activity or with a guided small group.
A Variety of Ways to Prepare This Resource
Because this resource includes an answer sheet, we recommend you print one copy of the entire file. Then, make photocopies of the blank worksheet for students to complete.
You can also turn this teaching resource into a sustainable activity! Print a few copies on cardstock and slip them into dry-erase sleeves. Students can record their answers with a dry-erase marker, then erase and reuse.
Additionally, project the worksheet onto a screen and work through it as a class by having students record their answers in their notebooks.
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This resource was created by Emma L. Welton, a teacher in Colorado and a Teach Starter Collaborator.
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