This lesson requires no prep. Just print it and teach about maps and globes and the North and South Poles – two concepts that can be tricky to teach alone!
Here are some ways teachers have used this resource:
✔ Dig into the readings with real maps and globes so students can see and feel the difference.
✔ For older students, split them into two groups to read about maps and globes. Have them teach each other the differences.
✔ Engage students with the Maps & Globes craft where they sort maps and globes onto a poster.
✔ Give this lesson plan to a sub because everything is done for them!
The Maps and Globes Lesson is perfect for any elementary teacher no matter what curriculum you use.
✦ Comprehensive Maps and Globes Lesson Plan
✦ Readings on Maps and Globes and the North and South Poles
✦ 4 Practice Activities, including a fun craft
✦ An assessment so students can show what they learned
✦ Answer Keys
Students will practice essential geography skills such as:
✅ Comparing and contrasting maps and globes
✅ Knowing when to use a map versus a globe
✅ Explaining how the North and South Poles impact all of us
✅ Differentiating between land and water on a map
✅ Designing a map and globe
The best part? Teachers like you have used this resource from 1st all the way to 5th grade! Whether you are reviewing map skills or teaching them for the first time, this resource will help.
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