Map Skills for Today Grade 5
Grade 5 covers map projections and population patterns. North American geography is covered in more depth and Central and South America are also included.
Why are there different time zones and how does Earths rotation affect the seasons? These questions and others are answered in this activity book that helps students develop a rich understanding of the worlds geography by looking at projection maps, political maps, and time zones. It also features specialty maps showing historic highways, early U.S. settlements, and transportation routes. Includes maps of Canada and our neighbors to the south!
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.