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Where's My Dot? - A Problem-based Lesson

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http://rims.k12.ca.us/activity/the_dot/

Description: Everyone has his/her "dot" on the map. Some people call it their address. Your task will be to share with us what makes your "dot" special. Standards K.4.4 and 1.2.1

Author: Elaine Kiesner, Frazier Park School

Lesson ID: 1249

Early Childhood: Where Learning Begins - Geography

http://www.geographic.org/geography/learning.html

Description: Here are a wealth of activities to do at home and school to learn basic information about the world and to answer questions like: Where Is It? What Is It Like? How Do We Adjust To Where We Live? How Do People, Things, and Ideas Move From One Place To Another? and There Is So Much In the World - How Can We Look At It All? Standards K.4 all, 1.2 all, and 2.2 all

Author: Carol Sue Fromboluti and Carol Seefeldt, U.S. Department of Education

Lesson ID: 335

Enchanted Learning - Geography

http://www.enchantedlearning.com/geography/

Description: Explore a wealth of geographic concepts and learning activities on the continents, oceans, flags, and explorers. There are map reading activities, printouts, vocabulary words, and much more. Standards K.4.2, K.4.3, K.4.4, 1.2.1, 1.2.3, 2.2.1, and 2.2.2

Author: Enchanted Learning.com

Lesson ID: 357

Expanding Our World

http://www.humboldt.edu/~cga/resources/lesson_plan_pages/grade_k-1/expanding_our_world.htm

Description: After reading and discussing This Is Our Earth by Laura Lee Benson, students will identify the different regions of the classroom, school and neighborhood by creating maps with map keys indicating the regions. Standard K.4.4 and 1.2.1, 1.2.2, and 1.2.3

Author: , California Geographic Alliance

Lesson ID: 375

Get a Move On

http://www.humboldt.edu/~cga/resources/lesson_plan_pages/grade_k-1/get_a_move_on.htm

Description: Explore the relationship between geography and transportation in this lesson. Identify and graph forms of transportation that bring people and products to towns and communities. Then identify the various modes of transportation that people use to travel from place to place by creating a class mural with student created vehicles. Standard K.4.2 and 1.4.2

Author: , California Geographic Alliance

Lesson ID: 444

Houses and Homes

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade1/Houses_Homes.html

Description: Read Houses and Homes, by Ann Morris. This photographic collection of 29 homes around the world is a window onto a rich variety of cultures and customs. Photographer Ken Heyman transports the reader to six continents to show how people all over the world create homes that meet their needs. This is a great story to learn about the relationship between geography and economics in supplying people's need for a place to live. Standards K.4.0, 1.2.4, 1.4.0, and 2.4.3

Author: Barbara S. Yingling, Montgomery County Public Schools

Lesson ID: 511

Learning Directions on a Map

http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/mapadv_lesson5.htm

Description: Select a site for a picnic in the park and mark the location with an X. Provide north, south, east, west directions for someone at the north gate to get to the picnic site. For example, go south to the first path. Note the relative position of the picnic site to the star in the center of the map. Standards K.4.1, 1.2.3

Author: U.S. Geologic Survey, USGS Learning Web

Lesson ID: 640

Make Way for Ducklings

http://www.mcps.k12.md.us/curriculum/socialstd/grade1/Make_Way.html

Description: Mr. & Mrs. Mallard are looking for a place to live. Every time Mr. Mallard finds a place, Mrs. Mallard says it is not a good place to raise a family. They finally decide on a place in Boston along the Charles River. Mrs. Mallard has eight ducklings and decides to leave the Charles River site and settle in the Boston Commons. The trip from the river to the Commons becomes quite a problem for Michael, the policeman, who oversees the adventure. Standards K.4.1, K.4.3, K.4.4, and 1.2.3

Author: Patricia King Robeson, Montgomery County Public Schools

Lesson ID: 685

Map Grids

http://interactive2.usgs.gov/learningweb/teachers/mapadv_lesson6.htm

Description: A grid is a network of evenly spaced horizontal and vertical lines. The teacher draws a simple grid of five horizontal and five vertical lines on the chalkboard. Practice locating objects on the blackboard grid. Maps use similar grids to help locate specific places or objects. Standard 2.2.1

Author: U.S. Geologic Survey, USGS Learning Web

Lesson ID: 694

Mapping Our Worlds

http://edsitement.neh.gov/view_lesson_plan.asp?id=329

Description: Students begin by depicting the familiar terrain of their favorite rooms. In order to understand the concept of boundaries, they then create maps of areas within their classroom. To reinforce the relationship of small to large and the concept of one area nesting within another, students then compare a series of online geographical maps, beginning with a map of their home state and ending with a map of the world. Finally, students may extend what they have learned by creating maps of other parts of their immediate environments-e.g., routes that they regularly travel. Standards K.4.4 and 1.2.3

Author: EDSITEment

Lesson ID: 1508

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