This resource has a ton of great worksheet games or activities that will increase my students map skills. I would use these as independent practice or a group activity after teaching them the different parts of a map.
Are you teaching your students map skills? This product will help your students compare and contrast maps and globes. It will enable students to identify the continents and oceans of our world. They will practice using cardinal and intermediate directions. Students will create their own town using a map key. They will write sentences describing the location of the symbols on their fictitious city map.
My Neighborhood Map- Second Grade- Social Studies- Geography Strand- Spatial Thinking and Skills- Maps and their symbols can be interpreted to answer questions about location of places. This will be a simple quick formative assessment for this standard. Literature: Follow that Map!: A First Look at Mapping Skills-By Scot Ritchie