MAP CENTER Use With State Model Courses Grades 1-3

OUSD teachers with classroom internet connections or access to an internet linked computer lab may find MAP CENTER quite useful for providing students with interactive maps of their school, neighborhood, and community.

Specific suggestions are provided below for using MAP CENTER and the teaching packets available from the USGS as extensions to the model courses provided by the California State Board For Content Standards for first through third grades.

First Grade

Second Grade

Third Grade


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