"Learn to imagine, imagine to learn" with the Bilingual Program at I.E.S. Albert Einstein"

How to Read a Map

on October 11, 2010

Activity 1: Practise your map skills with this activity on-line. Then answer this question.

  • What is a map?

Activity 2: Now learn about the elements of the map. First, the points of a compass:

  • What rhyme can you use to remember the points of a compass?


Activity 3: Now practice with the grid references.

  • What is a grid reference useful for?

Activity 4: Finally, complete this activity about symbols and keys. Then, draw five of the symbols shown on the website with their meanings in your notebook.

Now let’s listen to a song to remember what you know about the elements of a map.

Learning Social Studies in English is easy and fun!


6 responses to “How to Read a Map

  1. Sara Caballero says:

    Hi teacher, the game is very easy and very boring.


  2. oscar says:

    Hello teacher, the games are very easy.
    Good bye

  3. Tamara says:

    Hi teacher, the game is very boring.

  4. Patricia says:

    hi teacher the game is very easy and very very very boring!

    bye see you on Monday

  5. miriam says:

    hello teacher¡¡¡ the game is easy ,i’m sorry ,but it is very,very boring….

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