Social Studies 2.3
Geography. The student uses simple geographic tools, including maps and globes. The student is expected to:
Research and create an interactive biography for a historical figure.
Free Map Skills Worksheet- Using Cardinal Directions
A worksheet to practice using cardinal directions.
Cardinal Directions Worksheet for First Grade
Use cardinal directions to create a simple town map with this 2-page cut-and-paste activity sheet.
Leisure Land - Map Skills Worksheet
Practice using cardinal directions with this carnival map and worksheet.
Map Elements Worksheet
Apply knowledge of the components of a map to this map elements worksheet.
Places on a Map Task Cards
Teach your kindergarten and first-grade students to read community maps with a set of task cards.
Map of the Regions of Asia
A map showing the layout, regions and major countries of Asia.
Compass Points Worksheet
A worksheet showing the 8 major compass points.
Compass Directions Worksheet
A worksheet to use when exploring grids, grid references and direction.
Cardinal and Intermediate Directions Poster
Display this cardinal and intermediate directions poster when exploring the compass rose with your students.
Cardinal Directions - Instructional Slide Deck
An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching your students about cardinal directions.
Moving Through Maps - Barrier Game
Practice basic mapping skills with a fun partner game that encourages use of positional language.
Elements of a Map Match-up Activity
Answer the question "What are the key elements of a map?" with a map element matching activity.
Cardinal and Intermediate Direction Posters - Compass Rose
Display these cardinal and intermediate directions posters when exploring the compass rose with your students.
Create Your Own Map - Worksheet
Create simple maps of familiar places with this set of map templates and accompanying comprehension questions.