Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Worksheets and No Prep Teaching Resources
Map Skills

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Map Skills
             Map Skills


Read and Color
            What Is A Map?
            Mapping Countries, States, Cities, and Towns

            Map Puzzles

Map Mazes
            Map Mazes

Very Quick Readers
     On the Map: Five Things That All Maps Have in Common (Very Quick Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)

Short Readers
     What Is a Weather Map? (Short Reader; Grade 3-5 Readability)

Reading Comprehensions
     A Funny Map (Grades 1-3)
     Wendy's World- Let's Make a Map (Grades 2-3)
     Using a Map (Grades 2-3)
     What's a Map? (Grades 2-3)
     Do You Have the Map? (Grades 2-3)
     Parts of a Map (Grade 3)
     Magnetic Mapping of the Ocean Floor (Grades 5-7)
     Mapping, a Study Strategy (Grades 5-7)
     Mapping our Geosphere (Grade 6)
     Dirt Maps (Grades 6-7)
     TODALSIGS - Maps (Grades 6-8)
     Mapping the Earth's Surface (Grades 6-8)
     Mapping Rocks and Soil (Grades 9-10)
     Other Types of Maps (Grades 9-10)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Mapping ABC Style (Grade 3-6)
     M Is for Map (Grade 4-6)

Read and Color Books
            A Long Hike
            Go Camping

Reading Comprehension Lesson Ideas
(Grades 1-2)
     Mandy and Max
(Grades 3-5)
     A Closer Look at Globes
     A New Country
     Advantages and Disadvantages
     America's Library
     Bill and Ted's First Week on the Job, Part 1
     Birthday Present
     Chichén Itzá
     Colonial America's Communication
     Finding Canada
     Finding Our Way
     Finding Your Way
     Flyways, Not Freeways!
     French and English Explorers of America
     Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve
     George Vancouver: The Great Cartographer
     Going to an Arena or the Theatre
     How Does Sonar Work?
     Hudson's Bay Company
     I Hate My Life!, Part 3
     It's Just a Front
     It's Not about Me - A Story of Hurricane Katrina, Part 1
     Jake and Jackie Nurture a Nature Trail
     Jewel Cave National Monument
     Kim Is Kinesthetic, Part 2
     Leprechauns at the Amusement Park
     Lewis and Clark - Little Known Facts
     Lewis and Clark - Who Were They?
     Lewis and Clark Cross the Rocky Mountains
     Lewis and Clark: A New World (Natural History)
     Neighborhood Scavenger Hunt
     Planting a Vegetable Garden
     Roads, Canals, and Railways
     Slave Codes
     Storm Chasers and Spotters
     Summer Movie Spectacular, Part 2
     Summer Treasure, Part 1
     The Nez Perce
     Three States
     Welcome to Inuit, Part 1
     Wendy's World- Natural Resources
     Wendy's World- Regions
     What Does a Globe Show Us?
     What Is Geography?
     Where Do You Live?
(Grades 6-8)
     "Lucky Lindy" Takes the Bait, Part 2
     Amerigo Vespucci
     An Eagle for an Emblem
     Autumn Migrations
     Battling the Bitterroots: Mountain Battle
     Business Booms During the Renaissance!
     Cattle Drives
     Collecting Weather Data
     Communication is the Key
     Continents Adrift
     Country Clues - Settlers from European Countries
     Cruising the South Atlantic Region
     Dog Agility
     Earth Movements and Time Zones
     Earth's Grid System
     Earth's Tectonic Plates
     Economy of the Midwest Region
     Effects of the Crusades
     Europe Switches to the Euro
     Even Leonardo Made Mistakes
     Exploration - Lewis and Clark
     Explore Fun Facts about the United States
     Exploring the Grand Canyon
     Geography of the Midwest Region
     Geography of the West Region, Part 2
     George Vancouver
     George Washington - Early Military Experiences
     Getting to Know Your Textbook
     Giovanni da Verrazano
     Government and Money
     Gray Whale Migration
     Great Britain
     Gross Domestic Product
     High Gas Prices
     History of Cartography
     Hitler Youth and German Girls League
     How Do Windmills Produce Energy?
     How Does GPS Work?
     Human Genome Project
     Human Geography
     John Adams
     Land of Bays and Sounds - New England Region
     Memorial Flags, Part 1
     Mystery of the Missing Gold, Part Two
     New Horizons Mission to Pluto
     New Orleans
     New World Heritage Sites
     Noise Pollution Near Home
     North Cascades National Park
     Nunavut and Confederation
     Outta Here
     Pikes Peak: The Most Visited Mountain in North America
     Planting a Garden
     Population Three Hundred Million
     Predicting the Weather
     Projecting the World
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sacagawea: Teen Pioneer
     Sea Fireflies
     Sea-Floor Spreading
     Shopping for School Supplies
     Strategies for Studying Vocabulary
     Tadeusz Kosciuszko
     The Collapse of Communism
     The Congress of Vienna
     The Galapagos Islands
     The Greeks: Masters of Invention, Part 2
     The Highs and Lows of Air Pressure
     The iPhone Arrives
     The Land of the Dead
     The Maya Civilization, Part 1
     The Meteorologist's Tool Box
     The Navigator's Tools
     The Northwest Ordinance
     The Ottoman Empire
     The Periodic Table
     The Renaissance in Northern Europe
     The Thirty Years War
     The Unsinkable Titanic
     Trade Restrictions
     Tycho Brahe
     Understanding Pictures and Graphics
     Volcanoes and the Power of Three
     What "Seis" Shake?
     What Causes Weather?
     What Does a Geneticist Do?
     What Is Meteorology?
     Where in the World Are the Falkland Islands?
     Where in the World Are You?
     Where Will You Go on Your Vacation?
     Zebulon Pike
(Grades 9-12)
     A "Matter" of Moving
     Boomers and Bomb Shelters - The Nifty Fifties
     Boomers and Bomb Shelters - The Nifty Fifties
     Discovery Begins
     Earthquakes and Our Society
     From the Far Out to the Right On - Science and Fiction in the Fifties
     It's The Great Circle, Columbus!
     Jigsaw Puzzle Earth
     Journey's End- Life after the Expedition I
     Language of Topography
     Measuring the Shake
     On The Road With Alice Ramsey
     Plate Tectonics
     The Age of Discovery - Gravity and Gauss
     The Best View of Earth?
     The Flat Sphere
     The Nosy Space Ship
     Tippecanoe, Tecumseh, and The Prophet — The Struggle for the Northwest
     Top O' the Land

(Grades 1-2)
     Red Face and Long Johns
(Grades 3-5)
     Happy Campers
     Treasure Hunt

(no assigned grade level)
     Camping in Acadia National Park
     The River with Two Names
     Where it All Began – The Lewis and Clark Expedition
(Grades 3-5)
     Arrowhead Found!
     Chile - Geography
     Devil's Lake Fishing
     Falkland Islands - Geography
     Kit Carson
     Turkey - Geography
(Grades 6-8)
     "The Wild West"
     A Brief History of North Dakota
     Fiji - History
     Mammoth Cave
     Missouri's Journey to Statehood
     Noah Webster
     South Africa - Geography
     The Battle to Create a State: Arizona
     The Maine State Museum
     Under the Cover of Darkness
     Vatican - Geography
(Grades 9-12)
     Ecuador - History

Finish the Story
     Is Santa Lost? (Grade 2-6)
     Where Shall We Go? (Grade 3-5)
     Where Would I Move? (Grade 3-6)
     The Bus Stop Dilemma (Grade 3-6)
     My Friend Chris (Grade 4-5)
     And the Winner Is... (Grade 4-6)
     Whodunit? (Grade 4-6)

Reader's Theater Scripts and Plays
     Let's Play "I Spy" in Our Classroom (Grades 1-2)
     The Class Project (Grades 3-5)
     Road Trip (Grade 4)
     Setting and Achieving Goals (Grades 4-7)

Reluctant Reader Books
     Attack on the High Seas (Grade 2-3)
     How Do You Make a Video Game? (Grade 3-5)
     The Big Prize (Grade 3-6)
     How I Survived the Pirate Attack (Grade 4-5)
     CO is for Colorado (Grade 4-6)
     CT is for Connecticut (Grade 4-6)
     IL is for Illinois (Grade 4-6)
     NV is for Nevada (Grade 4-6)
     Rocky Mountain National Park Adventure (Grade 4-6)
     Storm Chasers: Into the Storm (Grade 4-6)
     Alien Encounter? The Betty and Barney Hill Story (Grade 5-6)
     Excuse Me! Wacky and Wild Cultural Differences (Grade 5-6)
     Gypsies (Grade 5-8)
     Famous Cemeteries in the U.S. (Grade 6-8)

Map Skills
             Map Skills


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