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Maths Unit: Marvellous Mapping

Maths Unit: Marvellous Mapping
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This detailed unit plan contains an abundance of resources to support students when creating and interpreting simple grid maps. The unit covers an introductions to maps, the language of position and location, how to show position and routes on maps, as well as creating their own map. The unit contains a presentation, student reference card, supporting worksheets, a game and an assessment. With everything you need at your fingertips, this unit is the perfect way to work on mapping skills in your classroom. 

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

AC9M3SP02 9

Interpret and create two-dimensional representations of familiar environments, locating key landmarks and objects relative to each other

ACMMG065 8.4

Create and interpret simple grid maps to show position and pathways


Create and interpret simple grid maps to show position and pathways

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

MA2-2DS-01 new

Compares two-dimensional shapes and describes their features

MA2-2DS-02 new

Performs transformations by combining and splitting two-dimensional shapes

MA2-2DS-03 new

Estimates, measures and compares areas using square centimetres and square metres

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