Map Skills for Today Grade 2
Understanding maps and map symbols, directions, map grids, map scale, political maps and landform maps.
Junior tour guides Jordan and Jamie take second graders along on a trip that includes mapping neighborhoods and states, using a compass and designing maps with keys and symbols, working with grids and scales, and understanding national boundaries (political maps) and landforms. Activities are both challenging and fun, putting to use kids math, reading, science, and critical thinking skills!
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 available through an online access, which is listed on the copyright page.