This will be our first "unit" during the school year. During the second week of school, we will review United States geography.
Monday: Map Skills, Continents & Oceans
Students will identify, define, and use map scale, compass rose, and legend. Students will locate the 7 continents and 5 oceans.
Tuesday: Continents Webquest
Students will complete a webquest activity that explores the continents of the world. Students will identify the locations of the 7 continents and 5 oceans using an online activity.
Wednesday: Latitude and Longitude
Students will locate lines of longitude and latitude and use them to locate points on a world map.
Thursday: Types of Maps/Map Projections
Students will define, identify, and use political and physical maps. Students will describe the difference between a political and physical map and know when to use them.
Friday: Learning Check - Map Scavenger Hunt
Students will individually complete a map scavenger hunt as their weekling learning check.