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Create a Country Map Projects asks students to construct a map using their Map skills. They must include a compass rose, mountain range, bodies of...

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Pirate Pete's Treasure Map Project :Teach Map Skills: Memorable Hands-on Project

Grades 3-6. This is a map project like few others! A fun, quirky way to allow students to demonstrate cartography and map reading skills, let “Pirate Pete” guide your students through a culminating project about fundamental map skills: absolute location, the compass rose, the map key (or legend), and map symbols. The twist, of course, is that students must create their own treasure map, as instructed by the humorous Pirate Pete. See the full preview before you buy!

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Geography and Map Skills

Click to see sample images in this gif pin! Get 77 pages of geography practice! Need some geography and map skills practice, games, and more for your primary school students? This activity pack includes printables, games, and a take home project for students in grades one, two, and three. Some of the concepts and skills covered includes: Compass rose Cardinal directions Continents and their locations 5 oceans and locations Major Rivers and Oceans Using maps, Using coordinate grids....