Grid_Referencing

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Interesting ppt for children to know about grids and maps

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What are grid references Learning Objective: To understand how grid references are used Skill: Independent Learner

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By the end of this lesson … All must understand how grid references are used Most people should be able to use 4-figure grid references to locate places on a map Some people could use 6-figure grid references to locate places on a map Success Criteria

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A E D C B F H G 4 3 2 1 6 5 8 7 Starter- what can you remember? Who can draw the correct symbol in the correct grid square?

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What are 4 figure grid references? A grid reference is useful for identifying a place on a map. It is made up of four numbers. http://www.bbc.co.uk/scotland/education/sysm/landscapes/highlands_islands/mapskills/grid/index.shtml#focus Work with ‘Goggs’ the alien to test your understanding of 4 figure grid references...listen to the instructions carefully and try and work out as a class what reference his cabin is in, his lasers and his body parts.

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What is the 4-figure grid reference of the hat? Along the corridor Then up the stairs Flower = 01 62 4-figure grid references

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church – 01,61 telephone box – 04,62 marsh – 02,63 pub – 04,61 station – 01,63 camp site – 03,62 As a class draw the correct map symbol in the correct box using ‘Goggs’ rule

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Complete the worksheet ‘Learning to use Grid references’. Answer all parts to the 3 questions Learning to use Grid References Remember the golden rule … … along the corridor then up the stairs

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Extension Create your own 4 figure grid reference grid for one of your class mates to use. Things to include: Grid lines Grid numbers Symbols

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Plenary Today I have learned … I have learned by … I could use my learning when … Homework Must : Use www.multimap.com to find a map of your local area Should : Label your map to show the important features of your local area

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