Through the Forest and Home Again: Maps Help Us Find Our Ways

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
The purpose of this lesson is to help children learn that maps help us find our way from one place to another.
Author: 
Rebecca Willey
Grade Range: 
K-1
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
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