Grade: Elementary

#2437. Where in the world is Harry Potter?

Reading/Writing, level: Elementary
Posted Thu Nov 22 08:18:08 PST 2001 by Scott Shirley (
Student Teacher, Rochester, NY
Materials Required: Map of the world and cards with Mapping questions on them.
Activity Time: as long as you want.
Concepts Taught: Social Studies

Things to reivew:

Longitude and Latitude
7 continents
The oceans and seas
The United States

This is a "game" to track where Harry Potter is going. You'll need to have enough questions (clues) for everyone in your class. Some sample questions are:

"Harry has been spotted riding his broom from Africa to North America, what ocean will be be flying over?" This can be done for directions also.

My kids really liked this lesson.