Skill Sharpeners: Geography - Grade 2
Covers studying map grids and road maps; finding places and regions on a world map; identifying state maps and suburbs; understanding ocean habitat; recognizing product maps and land use; studying natural resources; and comparing changes in maps over time.
Skills Sharpeners: Geography engages your child in exploring the world while learning important map skills and geography concepts. The cross-curricular activities integrate the most current geography standards.
Each geography topic includes nonfiction reading selections, comprehension questions, vocabulary practice, writing prompts, and authentic activities that bring the concepts to life. These activities invite your child to be creative while using higher-order thinking skills.
Activities incorporate geography concepts such as:
- Earth's weather
- Places and regions
- Habitats, environments, and physical systems
- Human activities and cultures
- Uses of geography
Includes answer key.
Designed for at-home practice, review and enrichment, this series will help students learn important map skills and geography concepts. Each full-color, consumable workbook supports grade-appropriate standards in key subject areas, and includes useful hands-on projects/activities and written practice. The back of each workbook includes a helpful answer key. Featuring simple organization and larger print, this series is suitable for young students. 144 pgs, pb. ~ Mike