Lesson: Reading a Road Map
Objective: Student will identify map symbols on a road map.
Materials: Laminated road maps. Dry erase marker.
- Observe the road maps with the child. Identify which state each represents. Identify roads, cities, mountains, airports, camping areas and rest stops.
- Find your city on the map and draw a box around it with the dry erase marker.
- Pick a destination city for a real or imaginary trip, and draw a box around it.
- Together with the child, decide which roads to take to get to the destination city. Pick out some places to stop the car for bathroom breaks, lunch, or to play.