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Big Book of Canadian Mapping Skills Grades 1-3

EBJ170

$30.99 CAD

Additional information:

  • Author : Golletz, Lynda

Everything you need to teach and strengthen mapping skills for Grades 1, 2 and 3! No Prep Worksheets teach every aspect of mapping. Students will learn about Canada, as they study its geography.

They will be introduced to mapping terms such as; country, border, ocean, province, territory, continent, hemisphere, latitude, longitude, symbols, legend, scale, and cardinal and intermediate directions.

For the teacher:

  • Helpful Teacher Tips & Forms
  • Teacher Rubric - Grades 1 to 2 and 3
  • Student Self-Assessment Rubric - Grades 1 to 3
  • Teacher Information
  • Glossary of Geographic Terms
  • Helpful Teacher Notes for Specific Pages - Grade 3
  • Outline Provincial & Territorial Maps

Bonus: Five Full-Colour Maps! (Outline Map of Canada, two Political Maps of Canada, Outline map of the World and North America)

Drilling down to the mapping skills covered:

GRADES 1-2

CANADA’S SHAPE AND LOCATION

  • Canada in North America (Locating Canada)
  • Our Country Canada (Map)
  • The Shape of Canada (Basic Shape of Canada)
  • Show Me Canada (Recognizing Canada’s Shape)
  • Canada Puzzle (Recognizing Canada’s Shape)
  • My Canada Puzzle (Recognizing Canada’s Shape)
  • Canada From Space (Satellite Image)
  • Explore Canada From Space (Internet Activity)
  • A Globe (What is a globe?)
  • Our Big Blue Planet (Comparing Satellite Image with a Globe)
  • A Globe is a Sphere (Earth is a sphere)
  • Globe Puzzle (Spheres and Hemispheres)
  • Where Is Canada? (Locating Canada on a Globe)
  • Where in the World is Canada? (Read and Interpret a Map, equator and hemispheres)
  • Where in the World is It? (Locating Places on a Map of the World)
  • Mapping Canada (Maps for Many Uses)
  • More Mapping Canada (Many Kinds of Maps)

CANADA MAPS AND MAP FEATURES

  • Symbols of Canada (What is a Symbol?)
  • Neighbourhood Map (Map Legend and Symbols)
  • Map a Room! (Using Symbols)
  • Mapping Our Kitchens (Create Symbols)
  • A Map of My Kitchen (Create a Map Using symbols)
  • Finding Canadian Cities (Locating Canadian Cities)
  • Colouring Canada (Colour on a Map of Canada)
  • Colours on a Map (Colour Denotes Political Boundaries)
  • Compass Rose (Cardinal Directions)
  • North, South, East, West (Cardinal Directions)
  • Mall Map (Using Cardinal Directions)
  • What Way? (Using Cardinal and Intermediate Directions)
  • Aidan Loses Things (Using Cardinal Directions)
  • Jessie’s New House (Map Reading)
  • Using a Map Legend (Symbols and Legend on Map of Canada)
  • More Using a Map Legend (Symbols and Legend on Map of Canada)
  • Be a Park Designer! (Creating a Map)
  • My Park Map (Creating a Map)
  • How Far Is It? (Using a Simple Scale - non standard units)
  • Using a Grid Map (Using a Simple Grid)
  • Using a Grid on a Map of Canada (Using a Simple Grid)
  • What Are Those Lines? (Parallels of Latitude)
  • Parallels of Latitude (Map of Canada)
  • The Parallels and Longitude Game (A Game for a Large Group)
  • Find the Equator and the Poles on a Globe (A Game for the Class)
  • Now Play “Simon Says!” (Continuation of Game)
  • Many Many Maps (Locate Canada)
  • Global Views (Recognize Canada in a Variety of Views on Globes)

MAP VOCABULARY

  • Canada Map Word Scramble (Map Vocabulary)
  • Canada’s Water (Major Bodies of Water)
  • Can You Find the Water Words? (Major Bodies of Water)
  • Country, Province, Territory (Map Vocabulary)

CANADIAN COMMUNITIES

  • A Canadian Community Aerial View
  • Where I Live (Locate Local Community on a Globe)
  • Make a Road Map (Construct a Map)
  • Lindsay and Anil’s Canadian Community (Consult a Map and Use a Legend)
  • A Walk in Our Schoolyard (Checklist)
  • A Map of Our Schoolyard (Creating a Map)
  • A Walk in Our School Neighbourhood (Step 1: Drawing Activity)
  • Our School Neighbourhood Checklist (Step 2: Checklist)
  • Mapping Our School Neighbourhood (Step 3: Creating a Map)
  • Assessment One (The Globe - Student Sheet)
  • Assessment One (The Globe)
  • Assessment Two (Canada in the World)

GRADE 3

CANADA’S SHAPE AND LOCATION

  • Canada in the World – 1 & 2 (Locating Canada on a World Map)
  • Canada in North America (Map of North America)
  • Canada on a Globe - 1 (Locate Canada and the Hemispheres)
  • Canada Sort (Read and Interpret Globe: Find Equator, Poles, and Hemispheres)
  • Canada on Many Maps - 1 (Locate Canada on Different Maps)
  • Canada on a Globe - 2 (Locate Canada on a Variety of Globe Representations)
  • The Continents (Locate Continents on Globes)

CANADA MAPS AND MAP FEATURES

  • Pictures, Maps, and Symbols (How Symbols are Helpful)
  • Canadian Cities - Using Symbols (Symbols for Cities on a Map)
  • Compare Two Provinces - Using Symbols (Symbols can Provide Information)
  • Compare Two Territories - Using Symbols (Symbols can Provide Information)
  • My Pencil’s Journey - All Around Canada (Using Cardinal and Intermediate Directions)
  • Using a Map Legend - Map of Canada – 1 & 2
  • Be an Aquaplex Designer! (Draw a Simple Map with Specific Elements)
  • My Aquaplex Design (Draw a Simple Map with Specific Elements)
  • Map of Canada - Measuring Distance - Using Scale (Using Standard Units of Scale)
  • Map of Ontario - Measuring Distance - Using Scale (Using Standard Units of Scale)
  • Map of Quebec and Labrador - Measuring Distance - (Scale Using Standard Units)
  • Canada’s Funland - Using Map Scale (Use Simple Scale with Standard Units)
  • Parallels of Latitude (Map of Canada)
  • Find the Equator and the Poles on a Globe (Teacher Page)
  • Globe Exercises (Game)
  • Up and Down - Introducing Longitude (Introduction)
  • Using Meridians of Longitude on a Map of Canada (Canada Mapping Skill)
  • Canada on Many Maps – 1 & 2 (A Variety of Maps and Their Uses)
  • Mapping Canada (Getting Information from Maps)

CANADA’S PROVINCES AND TERRITORIES

  • Canada’s Provinces and Territories (Names and Shapes of Provinces and Territories)
  • The Names and Shapes of the Provinces and Territories of Canada
  • Canada Map Cards (Games)
  • Canadian Mapping Game Ideas For the Teacher (Teacher Page)
  • Province and Territory Sort (Interpreting a Map)

MAJOR LANDFORMS AND BODIES OF WATER IN CANADA

  • Landforms of Canada (Interpreting Physical Features of Canada)
  • Are You Planning a Trip? (Interpreting Physical Features of Canada)
  • The Oceans (Label the Oceans Around Canada)
  • Canada’s Big Water (Recognizing Canada’s Major Bodies of Water)
  • Be a Water Detective! (Recognizing Canada’s Major Bodies of Water)
  • Ontario’s Big Water (Recognizing Ontario’s Major Bodies of Water)
  • Ontario’s Landforms (Interpreting Physical Features of Ontario)
  • Landforms of British Columbia (Interpreting Physical Features of British Columbia)
  • Comparing Two Provinces (Using a VENN Diagram).

CANADIAN COMMUNITIES – URBAN AND RURAL

  • Physical Map of Canada (What is it like near my community?)
  • My Canadian Community (What is it like near my community?)
  • Urban and Rural Communities – 1 & 2 (Comparing Urban and Rural Communities)
  • A Car Trip in Canada (Urban and Rural)
  • Assessment One & Two - Canadian Mapping

144 pages including an answer key.

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