Here are some ways teachers have used this resource:
✔ Get your students moving around the room with this hands-on approach to teaching the compass rose and directions
✔ Use this to supplement a textbook or curriculum. This will help your students grasp the concept through movement, play, and practice.
✔ Help students remember their cardinal and intermediate directions with fun songs/dances
✔ Build a compass rose with the craft project included
The Compass Rose Lesson is perfect for any elementary teacher no matter what curriculum you use.
✦ Comprehensive Lesson Plan
✦ 7 Practice Activities to navigate maps using directions and a compass
✦ Design a Compass Craft
✦ Compass Games and Songs
✦ Anchor Charts
✦ An assessment for students to show what they learned
✦ Answer Keys
Students will practice essential geography skills such as:
✅ Gaining a sense of direction for navigating safely
✅ Knowing how the cardinal and intermediate/ordinal directions help you locate places
✅ Designing a compass rose for their own use
✅ Using a compass rose and the directionals to navigate various maps
Whether you are reviewing compass skills or teaching them for the first time, this resource includes everything you need.
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