Map Skills for Today Grade 4
Grade 4 covers map scales, map keys, and land and water forms. Physical features, population, rainfall, land use, and transportation of the United States. They will also explore North America, Central America, South America, Europe, Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, and the Arctic Lands.
Go global as you tap into both history and geography (and math, of course!) to understand continents, countries, bodies of water, landmasses, and borders. Lessons on topography are interspersed with thought-provoking mini-tutorials on everything from population density and manufacturing to agriculture and climate. Activities encourage students to go beyond their backyard to ponder the world. Bonus: an introduction to time zones!
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.