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Interpret simple maps: Activity 1

  • Grade: Grade 2
    Activity type: Interactive Activity

Interpret simple maps: Activity 1

Grade 2
Location and Transformation
Interpret simple maps
Activity Type
Interactive Activity
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This activity is not included in United States – Common Core State Standards.

You can go to an overview of all the curricula here.

  • Year 2
    • Measurement and Geometry
      • Location and transformation

        • ACMMG044 – Interpret simple maps of familiar locations and identify the relative positions of key features

  • 2 – Year 2
    • 2.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 2.GM.4 – Describe personal locations and give directions, using steps and half- or quarter-turns.

  • 3 – Year 3
    • 3.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 3.GM.3 – Represent reflections, translations, and rotations by creating and describing patterns

      • 3.GM.4 – Describe personal locations and give directions, using whole-number measures and half- or quarter-turns.

  • 4 – Year 4
    • 4.GM – Geometry and measurement
      • 4.GM.5 – Describe personal locations and give directions, using simple maps.

  • KS2.Y4 – KS2 Year 4
    • Year 4 programme of study
      • KS2.Y4.G.PD – Geometry - position and direction

        • Pupils should be taught to:

          • KS2.Y4.G.PD.1 – Describe positions on a 2-D grid as coordinates in the first quadrant