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Lesson 5 - Giving Directions
To encourage students to have fun on the Web while learning about Giving Directions, here are some games and interactive activities they can do on their own or in pairs.
Use positional words to locate an object.
Instructions for Use
Hiding Ladybug helps students write a set of directions to plan a path for the ladybug.
To use Hiding Ladybug, click on the "Show Leaf" button to find a place where the ladybug can hide. To plan a path for the ladybug, click on the direction buttons (buttons with a blue arrow and ladybug). Each time the direction button is used, the ladybug leaves a trail. Click on the 'Play' button to see the trail. Use a turn button to allow the ladybug to take a new direction. To insert a step, click on the step in the plan and then on another direction button. To clear a step, click on the step in the plan and then on the "Clear Step" button. Click the "Move Leaf" button to find another hiding place for the ladybug. Click "Clear All" to start a new game.
Giving Directions lets students match pictures with directions.
To use Giving Directions, match the picture on the left with the instructions on the right. Select the correct answers from the pull-down menus.