Learning Goal: I can use a political and physical map to locate places in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. In this lesson we are going to be locating the country capitals and 5 major cities for the United States, Canada, and Mexico. 1. Watch the 2. Click the 3. Click to access the 4. Put a Yellow Circle around the Country Capitals for United States, Canada, and Mexico 5. Put a Red Square around 5 Major Cities in different parts of the United States, Canada, and Mexico 6. Use Green to trace the country borders 7. Click when you are ready to turn in your work You will need to know both the capitals of the countries and at least 5 major cities for the final assessment.
This activity is aligned to the 2011 ed. of Minnesota State Social Studies Standards. The Map is from the National Geographic Education MapMaker Interactive.