Put Me in My Place: Using Alphanumeric Grids to Locate Places

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn and practice using an alphanumeric grid system. They will construct a neighborhood using a grid to locate common features. They will demonstrate their skill at using alphanumeric grids by locating places on a prepared map.
Author: 
Julie Letofsky
Grade Range: 
2
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
4: The physical and human characteristics of places