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Reading a Map Grid Worksheet

  • Updated

    Updated:  28 Mar 2023

Develop elementary grade map skills with a coordinate grid worksheet.

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    Editable:  Google Slides

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    Non-Editable:  PDF

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    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Grades

    Grades:  2 - 3

teaching resource

Reading a Map Grid Worksheet

  • Updated

    Updated:  28 Mar 2023

Develop elementary grade map skills with a coordinate grid worksheet.

  • Editable

    Editable:  Google Slides

  • Non-Editable

    Non-Editable:  PDF

  • Pages

    Pages:  1 Page

  • Curriculum
  • Grades

    Grades:  2 - 3

Develop elementary grade map skills with a coordinate grid worksheet.

Build Map Skills with Coordinate Grids

Resources for teaching map skills are abundant, but teachers often find it difficult to find engaging and exciting materials for elementary grades. Many of the fun projects, map games, and coordinate grid worksheets are reserved for the upper-grade levels, but we’ve put together a resource to change that!

This is a worksheet that will be sure to engage your young cartographers while building their knowledge of map skills and coordinate grids. With this resource, students will locate different objects in a grid and identify them by their coordinates.

This resource download includes

  • Coordinate Grid Worksheet for Elementary Grades
  • Answer Key for Easy Grading!

Through this activity, students will show the ability to use a coordinate grid to identify locations on a map.

Tips for Differentiation + Scaffolding 

A team of dedicated, experienced educators created this resource to support your Geography lessons.

If you have a mixture of above and below-level learners, check out these suggestions for keeping students on track with the concepts:

🆘 Support Struggling Students

Help students complete the activity by providing a straight edge or flexible ruler to help them see where the axes converge.

➕ Challenge Fast Finishers

Challenge your fast finishers to expand their mapping skills by drawing a map of their home, school, or neighborhood and using coordinates to identify locations.

 

Plan lessons for all ability levels with our 10 Best Scaffolding Strategies! 

Easily Prepare This Resource for Your Students

Use the dropdown icon on the Download button to choose between the PDF or Google Slides version of this resource.


This resource was created by Beth Hindi, a teacher in Texas and a Teach Starter collaborator.

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