Zoom in on Road Maps
This informative book helps students learn to follow a road map, including using the grid system, legend, and compass rose. Students are also taught to understand and use a scale on a map. Each topic arms students with useful knowledge about reading road maps. A follow-up activity encourages readers to use a map to write directions for a friend.
With simple text and lots of pictures and illustrations, children will learn all about the different types of maps and their functions. Each book begins with a short intro on the different aspects of a map (such as the compass rose, legend, and scale) and then ventures on to talk about the specifics of each type of map. An activity is included at the end. Approximately 7" x 8.5". 24 pgs, pb. -Emily G