Where Is Japan? What Direction Is It?
Students use literature and manipulatives to understand that maps and globes represent real places, the cardinal directions, and the hemispheres. Selected countries will be located on a map and globe. This lesson plan is for three days of instruction.Where Is Japan? How Are We Alike and Different?
Students use literature, maps, and globes to understand how physical environments in various parts of the world are similar to and different from one's own, and that certain areas have common characteristics and can be called regions.Where Is Japan? How Far Is That?
Students use literature and hands-on activities with maps and globes to understand distances and tools used to measure distance.
Students use the four cardinal directions to find real places on a map.Where is Japan?