Use the free website, Mapmaker, to create maps and practice measuring with a digital ruler.

Create Beautiful Maps with MapMaker

Map skills, mapping a classroom activity. Great for social studies.

Spatial Thinking & Skills Physical and political maps have distinctive characteristics and purposes. Places can be located on a map by using the title, key, alphanumeric grid and cardinal directions.

Cut out the direction words and glue them onto the compass.

-December -Compass/cardinal direction worksheet -This activity introduces the compass rose and the cardinal directions

Review key map skills in a fun, interactive way!  Students will scoot through 24 map skill stations to demonstrate their knowledge on map scale, relative location, cardinal & intermediate directions, US regions, map legends, continents & oceans, and much more! https://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Map-Skill-Scoot-An-interactive-map-skill-activity-for-intermediate-grades-2102874

Map Skill Scoot! An interactive map skill activity for intermediate grades

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Learning Lab Resources: The ULTIMATE Science Interactive Notebook Pack!

This resource has a ton of great worksheet games or activities that will increase my students map skills. I would use these as independent practice or a group activity after teaching them the different parts of a map.

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