Neighborhood Map Worksheet

Neighborhood Map Worksheet

How to teach Maps

Using this Neighborhood Map Worksheet, students create a map with map elements used within it in order to use a map effectively.

Being able to find a point on a graph helps students to be able to read a map. This worksheet gives your students practice creating a map to show directions.

Draw a map of your community. Include map elements that indicate where special buildings, parks, schools, and streets are located. Don’t forget geographical elements such as mountains, rivers, lakes, and streams. Create your own key for each element you add to your map. For example, you may use ^^^ for mountains, or ~~ for stream.


Other resources to use with this Neighborhood Map Worksheet

If you are using this worksheet, your students are probably learning about maps.

Use this Finding Spot Map Coordinate Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this worksheet by reviewing how maps help us. Then, students complete worksheet independently or with a partner. Finally, students find examples of map elements on other maps.

Be sure to check out our Maps Worksheets.


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