Preposition Treasure Map

Students will apply prepositions to giving directions by creating a treasure map. They may choose their setting (e.g., the mall, the zoo, an amusement park, space, etc.) and provide 20 steps for their intended reader. Step-by-step instructional procedures and materials list are included. 

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
GLE 0301.8.4
Explore basic literary terms (e.g., setting, point of view, simile, metaphor, rhythm).
GLE 0601.1.1
Demonstrate control of Standard English through the use of grammar and mechanics (punctuation, capitalization, and spelling).
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Learning objectives: 

Students will:

  • use prepositions in writing.
  • create a treasure map with directions.

Lesson Variations

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Materials needed:

  • Computer Paper or Construction Paper
  • Colored Pencils