Map Skills

Young geographers will need to use a variety of map skills to complete the tasks required on this worksheet. Examples of activities include using references to label a map of Mexico, identify Canadian territories and European countries, and naming countries and climates of South America.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas

  • Provide and explore a few different types of references that learners can utilize for geography, such as an atlas or online resource, prior to assigning this worksheet
Classroom Considerations

  • This resource is more of an assessment, and learners should already have knowledge of how to use an atlas and identify particular geographic features before beginning worksheet
  • This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information

  • Incorporates variety of world regions
  • Activities range from labeling country names to using map scales

  • No answer key included; however, the process of creating an answer key for this resource should not be too time-consuming