2-page worksheet to align with the topic of California Maps and Geography (standards for California History and Social Studies 4.1, 1 and 2). Students will use maps to answer questions, complete fill-in-the-blanks, and match terms and definitions.
Worksheet is designed to be used alongside teacher/parent instruction or as a student uses the internet or a textbook (the Houghton-Mifflin California Studies book aligns with these activities).
These questions and activities give the student hands-on practice in using maps/globes and will reinforce knowledge of:
California's location on a map
Map Legend, Symbols, Compass Rose
The Prime Meridian
The Tropics (Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn)
The North and South Poles
The Northern and Southern Hemispheres
Latitude and Longitude
Finding locations using latitude and longitude
While the worksheet is designed for 4th Grade California History/Social Studies, this handout can be used for any grade level
ANSWER KEY INCLUDED