Students learn to read a grid map and map index to locate things on a map of a farm! Includes a teaching guide, three reproducible activity pages, a full-color transparency page (print onto a clear transparency sheet), and an answer key!
The teaching guide is divided into four parts:
• Getting Started: Links the map skill with the real world and students' prior knowledge, and creates motivation for students to learn the skill.
• Teaching With the Transparency: Offers strategies for using the map transparency with the overhead projector in a whole-class setting. This section includes ideas for modeling the map skills as well as large-group instruction activities for helping students understand how to read the map and understand information presented in map form.
• Questions to Explore: Suggests critical thinking questions that help further students' understanding of the concepts presented in the map.
• To Do: Provides links to the student reproducible. The first reproducible is marked with an overhead projector icon. Students must view the transparency in order to complete the activity. The second and third reproducibles are marked with pencil icons. These reproducibles can be completed independent of the transparency, either in the classroom or as a homework assignment.