DK Workbooks: Geography - Second Grade
Topics include: familiarity with the compass rose, map grids and scales, physical and political maps, Northern and Southern hemispheres.
DK Workbooks: Geography: Second Grade is a great tool to supplement school curriculum help your second grade student learn geography concepts. Level by level, these write-in DK Workbooks: Geography offer at-home practice that kids actually enjoy making them ideal supplements to schoolwork. Designed to support the Common Core State Standards, this series is developed with leading educational experts to build confidence and understanding. Each leveled workbook, for children ages three through nine, is packed with activities and challenges, offering the beneficial repetition and cumulative learning that lead to mastery. Fact boxes on each page give a simple overview of the topics being covered, helping children get their bearings, review the basics, and often see an example of the task at hand. The exercises themselves reinforce key geography topics, including: map reading, compass directions, continents, countries and states, borders, bodies of water, and more.
For an engaging, but gentle, introductory geography series, look no further than this fun set of books from DK! Geography is presented in short bites and fact boxes with a variety of puzzles, activities and exercises throughout each book. Students build on what they have already learned as they progress through the series. Workbook pages are two-color and consumable, though not reproducible. Answers and teacher notes are included, as is a sheet of 200 gold reward stickers to help track progress. While the standards met are not detailed anywhere in the books, they do meet the Common Core State Standards. ~ Zach