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Maths Unit: Magnificent Maps

Maths Unit: Magnificent Maps
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This detailed and progressive unit plan contains an abundance of resources to support students when interpreting simple maps. The unit covers compass directions, the use of legends and interpreting simple scale. The unit contains a presentation, student reference card, supporting worksheets, activities and an assessment. With everything you need, this unit is a perfect way to consolidate mapping skills in your classroom.

Suitable for
  • Fast Finishers
  • Relief Teachers
  • Parents
Lesson Structure
  • Individual Activity
  • Rotations / Group Work
  • Class Activity
Curriculum Codes

AC9M4SP02 9

Create and interpret grid reference systems using grid references and directions to locate and describe positions and pathways

ACMMG090 8.4

Use simple scales, legends and directions to interpret information contained in basic maps


Use simple scales, legends and directions to interpret information contained in basic maps

MA2-1WM old

Uses appropriate terminology to describe, and symbols to represent, mathematical ideas

MA2-17MG old

Uses simple maps and grids to represent position and follow routes, including using compass directions

MA2-GM-01 new

Uses grid maps and directional language to locate positions and follow routes

MA2-GM-02 new

Measures and estimates lengths in metres, centimetres and millimetres

MA2-GM-03 new

Identifies angles and classifies them by comparing to a right angle

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Kavina Stevenson
Posted 1 year ago
QLD, Australia
Thank you for this resource. Just one correction in the Draw the Pathways in the Unit plan, the fourth direction on page 9 should be Go for dots East instead of West.