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Week 2: Focus on Maps

Lesson: Sidewalk Chalk Maps Objective: At the end of this lesson students will be able to label and identify the 7
continents and 4 oceans. They will also be able to locate the state of California and city of Murrieta.

Content Standards:
Social Studies California State Content Standards: A childes place in time and space 1.2 Students compare and contrast the absolute and relative locations of places and people and describe the physical and/or human characteristics of places. 1. Locate on maps and globes their local community, California, the United States, the 7 continents, and 4 oceans. 2. Compare the information that can be derived from a three-dimensional model to the information that can be derived from a picture of the same location. 3. Construct a simple map, using cardinal directions and map symbols. 4. Describe how location, weather, and physical environment affect the way people live, including the effects on their food, clothing, shelter, transportation, and recreation. Speaking and Listening: SL1: Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups. a. Follow agreed-upon rules for discussion. Technology Standards Addressed you can find the technology standards on the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Website ( Technology standards: 1. Creativity and Innovation Students demonstrate creative thinking, construct knowledge, and develop innovative products and processes using technology. b. create original works as a means of personal or group expression. 2. Communication and Collaboration Students use digital media and environments to communicate and work collaboratively, including at a distance, to support individual learning and contribute to the learning of others. a. Interact, collaborate, and publish with peers, experts, or others employing a variety of digital environments and media. d. Contribute to project teams to produce original works of solve problems. 4. Critical Thinking, Problem Solving and Decision Making Students use critical thinking skills to plan and conduct research, manage projects, solve problems, and make informed decisions using appropriate digital tools and resources. b. Plan and manage activities to develop a solution or complete a project. 5. Digital Citizenship

Students understand human, cultural, and societal issues related to technology and practice legal and ethical behavior. b. Exhibit a positive attitude toward using technology that supports collaborating, learning, and productivity. 6. Technology Operations and Concepts Student demonstrate a sound understanding of technology concepts, systems, and operations. a. Understood and use technology systems b. Select and use applications effectively and productively c. Transfer current knowledge to learning of new technologies

1. 2. 3. 4. ELMO iPads Doceri App Sidewalk Chalk

Instructional Directions:
1. Have the students check out the iPads according to their number. 2. Next pick students by random selection(popsicle sticks) to put them into groups of 4-6 and pick one of them to take their iPad outside to reference and have the rest of the group keep their iPads on their desks. The student who is taking their iPad outside will need to have the following map picture on their iPad to reference.

3. Pick a second student from each group to bring outside a cup of sidewalk chalk. 4. Have the students collaborate in groups to create a world map on the concrete outside the classroom near the playground by referencing the above map on one of the iPads. Make sure to have all the students collaborate and contribute to their world map. All the maps need to have all the 7 continents labeled as well as the 4 oceans.

This activity should take 30 minutes to complete and keep the students on task so that a whole group activity in the classroom can take place for the remaining time of social studies. 5. After the students complete their world maps with sidewalk chalk assist the students in taking a picture of their map with their individual iPads so that all students have the image on their iPad to work on an additional project in the classroom. 6. Students will then go to their desks with their iPads and watch the modeling over the ELMO of their next step in this lesson. Over the ELMO screen share with your iPad and have the students open up the doceri app
Show the students how to use a picture from the camera roll to use on the doceri app. Next, using the interactive whiteboard show the students where the state of California is located and have them label it. Then, show them where the city of Murrieta is located and have them label it. Last, show the students how to take a screen shot of the picture of their map. Then collect the iPads and have the pictures shared to your dropbox. 7. In closing, show all of the maps from each group over the ELMO for the class to view.