This pack contains a fun geography activity that students love - mapping their own bedroom! This social studies activity makes a great homework task that parents can help with easily. It's also a fantastic way to build upon prepositional language and early mapping skills.
This easy-to-use, best-selling packet includes:
- Teacher Instructions
- Geographic features (natural and built environment)
- Geographic features in my bedroom recording sheet
- Side view Vs Bird's Eye View information sheet
- Compass directions sheets
- Modelled example: writing about the bedroom, side view and bird's eye view
- Student activity: writing about the bedroom, map recording sheet, visual checklist of geographic features of the bedroom cut and paste option
- Large teacher modelling examples for whiteboard
What teachers have said about this resource...
"We reviewed Map Skills as part of our virtual learning and I enjoyed the materials. I liked that there were things that I could cut out and glue the items in a room. While I did this portion virtually, my students viewed and drew a picture of their rooms and the things inside."
"This was a really fun activity to introduce my son to map skills. I found this resource to try after he expressed an interest in map-making. He later had an activity from school that required him to draw his bedroom, so this was a great prep for that as well."
"This was a nice activity to use for the beginning of the year to get them ready for using maps. They enjoyed coloring and showing everyone the layout of their own room. Very engaging."
"I sent this home as a fun homework assignment in kinder and then we did show and tell about our rooms. Kids and parents loved it."
Map the Bedroom Geography Prepositional Map Making
PDF 23 pages
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Location and transformation
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• interpreting the everyday language of location and direction, such as ‘between’, ‘near’, ‘next to’, ‘forward’, ‘toward’.
• following and giving simple directions to guide a friend around an obstacle path and vice versa.
YEAR 1 – Maths
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• give and follow directions to familiar locations
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