Map Skills

Full unit of work for map skills. All lesson are suitable for 50 minutes to 1 hour of teaching time. Includes supporting worksheets for lessons - no additional resources are required. Develops core skills for geography students in KS3 or high ability KS2.

All lessons have a starter and lesson objectives. All PowerPoints in the same signature style.

Lesson sequence:
1 - Introduction to maps
2 - Where is the UK?
3 - Compass points
4 - Map symbols
5 - 4 and 6 figure grid references
6 - Scale and distance
7 - Atlas skills
8 - Height and relief
9 - Longitude and latitude
10 - Design your own treasure map
11 - Mapzone GIS

Also includes Types of Geography lesson (can be used as an introduction lesson for Y7), Geography Literacy mat and Geography Numeracy/Map Skills mat.

Homeworks - 3 x countries and capitals test sheets to develop global place knowledge

For more resources visit This is Geography. Full SoW for all new GCSE specifications - AQA, Edexcel, OCR, CIE IGCSE, Edexcel IGCSE and Eduqas. As well as over 200 lessons for KS3 and KS2. Want something bespoke designing? Email us for further details info@thisisgeography.co.uk

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  • 1---Introduction-to-maps.pptx
  • 1---My-classroom-map-handout.docx
  • 1---Ext-task---How-do-my-classmates-get-to-school---Write-up-brief.docx
  • 2---Where-is-the-UK-.pptx
  • 2---UK-map-handout.docx
  • 3---Compass-points.pptx
  • 3---Compass-skills-handout.docx
  • 4---Map-Symbols.pptx
  • 4---Ext-task---Map-symbols-worksheet.doc
  • 5---4-and-6-figure-grid-references.pptx
  • 5---4-FGRs-handout.doc
  • 5---6-FGRs-handout.doc
  • 6---Scale-and-distance.pptx
  • 6---Scale-and-distance.docx
  • 6---Ext-task---Grid-references-and-compass-directions.pptx
  • 7---Atlas-skills.pptx
  • 7---World-map-handout.docx
  • 8---Height-and-relief.pptx
  • 8---Height-and-relief-handout.doc
  • 8---Ext-task---Creating-an-elevation-map.docx
  • 9---Longitude-and-Latitude.ppt
  • 9---Map-handout.docx
  • 10---Design-a-treasure-map.pptx
  • Literacy-Mat.pptx
  • Numeracy-Mat.pptx
  • Extension-task---Letter-to-an-alien.pptx
  • 0---Types-of-geography.ppt
  • 0---What-is-Geography-worksheet.doc
  • Continents-and-countries-test.docx
  • Continents-and-countries-test-2.docx
  • Continents-and-countries-test-3.docx
  • 11---My-mapzone-exercies.docx

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Created: Feb 23, 2016

Updated: Aug 6, 2018

Presentation

pptx, 5 MB

1---Introduction-to-maps

Worksheet

docx, 30 KB

1---My-classroom-map-handout

Worksheet

docx, 13 KB

1---Ext-task---How-do-my-classmates-get-to-school---Write-up-brief

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