Map Skills for Today Grade 1
The introduction of maps, map symbols, directions, and the globe and teaches how to use symbols and directions. It also covers how to make a map, follow a sequence, and read and follow maps. In this level, students learn about the United States, Canada, and Mexico.
In this introduction to maps, children are guided by a friendly bear named Buddy to think about the very idea of what a map isa drawing that shows where things areand then learn to use symbols, work with cardinal directions, and make the globe-map connection in a variety of fun, colorful, and eye-opening activities. Hand-drawn room and neighborhood maps, as well as treasure maps, prepare kids for understanding more formal maps of states and countries.
Back in the catalog again, here is the classic map skills series, used by millions of students to build geography skills. Each 32-page, full-color book teaches students to read and understand maps while acquainting them with geographic areas around the nation and world. Each book contains location, direction, scale, symbol, creative thinking, and globe map skill activities along with activities covering language arts, social studies, and math. All levels review map skills at the end of the book and grades 2-6 include an index of skills and understanding. Each level builds on the previous level and introduces new topics Answer keys are included.