Introduction | Task | Process | Resources | Evaluation | Conclusion
The social studies in many of North Carolina's schools is taught through the five themes of geography: location, place, movement, human-environmental interaction, and region. You are going to complete several tasks and activities that will help you to better understand the definition of location. It includes both relative and absolute locations. "Which is the most used type of location? Why?" These activities should help you to answer these questions and give specific reasons for your response.
Review your students's notes on how to write a concise relative location. You will work with a partner to complete the mapquest activity sheet. After completing the mapquest activity sheet, you will use the absolute location information to write a relative location.
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In the classroom:
Students work will be evaluated based on the following criteria:
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Notes To The Teacher:
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Click to view and print the students' notes on how to describe a relative location.
After completing all the above tasks and listening to all the presentations, you will better understand the difference between absolute and relative location. You will also be able to answer the questions asked in the introduction: Which is the most used type of location? Why?
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