Using compass directions at London Zoo

This lesson is part of a wider cross-curricula unit called London Zoo which is designed for KS1 and lower KS2 students (Y2-4).

The engaging presentation first introduces students to compass directions. It then challenges them to describe the location of animals at London Zoo using north, east, south and west.

In the activity, students describe the position of animals at London Zoo using compass directions. It is differentiated two ways:

Easier – Students have colour coded questions so they can locate animals quickly.
Harder – Students have to find the animals themselves.

Extension – Students are challenged to state the position of animals in relation to other animals (e.g. The owls are north of the gibbons).

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