How Do I Get There? Planning a Safe Route to School

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will become aware of their neighborhood by using their different senses. They will also be able to identify relative location as they construct maps from home to school, insert places and items between home and school, and identify things that would help them reach school safely.
Patricia Sepp
Grade Range: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Supplemental Files: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments