Map Skills for Today Grade 3
Grade 3 introduces new map symbols, intermediate directions, and rainfall and populations maps. It teaches more about North America (United States, Northeastern States, Southern States, Western Mountains, West Coast, Alaska, and Hawaii).
Traverse the country and zero in on fascinating regions and states (including Hawaii and Alaska) in this activity book that drills down on topography, looks at in-between cardinal directions (southwest, northeast), investigates scales, grids, and highway maps, and touches on hemispheres and lines of latitude and longitude. Explanations are simple and to the point, and satisfying quizzes test students powers of observation!
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.