2 Smart StartSketch a map of the world. Name the continents and make sure you have a compass rose!
3 Today’s ObjectivesSWBAT identify the Equator, Prime Meridian, and the four hemispheres on a map.SWBAT describe the location of a place using relative and absolute location.
4 Keep this in mind: be a THINKER today! What we are going to talk about today can be really confusing, and it can be hard to remember all year long. Let’s make sure that we are brainstorming ways for us to remember how this works when we’re reviewing later in the year!
20 CHECK YOU OUT!SWBAT identify the Equator, Prime Meridian, and the four hemispheres on a map.
21 Vocabulary: Absolute Location Absolute location tells us EXACTLY where something is located using latitude and longitude
22 Which color is the line of latitude? Which color is the line of longitude?Where are we located?
23 Vocabulary: Relative Location Relative location describes where something is located in relation to other things.My house is located 2 miles from the mall. (distance)Our school is located one block over from Rock n Roll Tacos. (landmarks)Dallas is 3.5 hours from Austin. (time)Texas is south of Oklahoma. (direction)
24 Describe the relative location of Texas using direction.
25 Hmmm…Big ThoughtsWhat is the difference between absolute and relative location?
26 BAAAAAAAATLE SHIIIIIIIIIP!!! Fold your game board in half, hamburger-style.The top half is your opponent’s board, the bottom half is your board.On your board, you need to place FOUR ships.One ship should cover THREE blocksTwo ships should cover FOUR blocksOne ship should cover FIVE blocksYour ships should be the blocks right next to each other, no diagonals!Take turns guessing the location of your opponent’s ships by using the coordinates on the board.If they get a spot right, say HITIf they get a spot wrong, say MISSFirst person to sink all of the ships wins!
27 Independent WorkUse absolute and relative location to answer the questions about the map.
28 CHECK YOU OUT!SWBAT describe the location of a place using relative and absolute location.
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