Social Studies - 1st Grade
Students will create a map of their classroom that can be used to find a hidden treasure. The concept of two-dimensional objects and three-dimensional objects will be explored during this activity.
If an object is two-dimensional it is a picture of something or someone. If an object is three-dimensional it has more than one side and can be viewed from different angles.
Intended Learning Outcomes
5. Understand and use basic concepts and skills.
Problem solving, description, symbolization
Invitation to Learn
Show various objects: ball, bear, Barbie, crayon, and book. Have participants draw these three-dimensional objects on their paper, which will make them into two-dimensional objects.
Students create their own map of their house, classroom, or bedroom. Students incorporate a legend and compass rose.
Teacher checks for accuracy of classroom map. Teacher observes students participating in the activity.