Intercardinal Directions Worksheet

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Using cardinal (North, South, East and West) and Intercardinal Directions (Northeast/Northwest, Southeast/Southwest) are important social studies and geography concepts for young students to learn. This colorful PDF offers them pictures of compasses that they'll use to decide which direction the needle is pointing. It's a real-world skill that they don't often get to practice in a digital age, but an important one for common curriculum as well as independent living skills.

Required skills:
To resolve this worksheet, students should know the cardinal directions (North, South, East, and West) as well as the intercardinal directions (Northeast/Northwest, Southeast/Southwest). They will use their knowledge of these concepts to determine which direction the compass needle is pointing.