Map Skills Resources
Resources for teaching map skills to year 7 covering a range of skills

Activities have been collated from a variety of free resources over the years - I'm sharing this SoW to help others with planning and resourcing. If there is work of yours I will happily credit it in the resource description, just let me know.

Topics covered
Longitude and latitude
4 and 6 figure grid references (some resources adapted from https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/4-and-6-figure-grid-references-6373196)
Map symbols
Scale (some resources adapted https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/what-is-scale-6169040 and https://www.tes.com/teaching-resource/scale-drawing-and-maps-6280918)
Height

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  • Lesson-2---Long-and-Lat.pptx
  • Lesson-2---Battle-ships-map.pdf
  • Lesson 2 - Maps-activity.docx
  • Lesson-3---4-figure-grid-references.pptx
  • Lesson 3 - Worksheets.docx
  • Lesson-4---6-Figure-Grid-References.pptx
  • Lesson-4---Worksheet-spice-1.doc
  • Lesson-4---Worksheet-Spice-2.docx
  • Lesson-4---Worksheet-Spice-2.pdf
  • Lesson-4---Worksheet-spice-3.doc
  • Lesson-5---Map-Symbols.pptx
  • Lesson-5---Story-and-table.doc
  • Lesson-5---Symbols-Worksheet.doc
  • Lesson-6---Scale-Activity-Developing-and-Secure.docx
  • Lesson-6---Scale-and-Distance.pptx
  • Lesson-6---Worksheet-Secure-and-Mastered.doc
  • Lesson 7 -- 3-different-ways-to-show-height-on-a-map---fill-in-the-blanks.pdf
  • Lesson-7---height-HA-sentences.docx
  • lesson-7---height-LA-sentences.docx
  • Lesson-7---height-MA-sentences.docx
  • Lesson-7---height-on-a-map.docx
  • Lesson-7.pptx
  • Lesson 7 - Models.doc

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Created: May 18, 2016

Updated: Feb 22, 2018

pptx, 1 MB

Lesson-2---Long-and-Lat

pdf, 65 KB

Lesson-2---Battle-ships-map

docx, 34 KB

Lesson 2 - Maps-activity

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