Compass Rose Lesson for Kids


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What is a compass rose?

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1. Which phrase uses the initials of the four cardinal directions in order around the compass rose?

2. What direction would I go from Syria to Iraq?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

See what you know about compass roses using this quiz/worksheet combo. The quiz will see whether you understand how to pick out the right directions, among other things.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

These materials help you see how much you know about:

  • The direction that most of Chile is from Argentina, based on a map
  • What direction you are going in when traveling from Columbia to Venezuela, based on a map
  • Why a compass rose and compass are similar
  • A phrase that uses the four cardinal direction initials
  • What direction to go to get to the Black Sea from Turkey, based on a map

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - remember the information you learned about how to read directions on a map
  • Interpreting information - make sure that you can read and remember information correctly about the four cardinal direction initials
  • Reading comprehension - make sure that you pick out the most important information from the lesson on the compass rose

Additional Learning

Keep learning about compasses and maps with the lesson called Compass Rose Lesson for Kids. Thanks to this lesson, you can:

  • See what the compass rose shows
  • Practice using the compass rose
  • Figure out why this tool is used