Different Maps for Different Things: An Introductory Mini-Unit on Map Reading!

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Different Maps for Different Things: An Introductory Mini-Unit on Map Reading!

This geography and map mini-unit is bundled with 4 others in the much larger

Different Maps for Different Things: A 5-Part Geography Unit! Teach Map Skills!

Buy the 5-part Geography Unit and Save Considerably!
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In this highly-engaging mini-unit on geography and the maps we use, students are introduced to the common elements that all maps have and a variety of different map styles, including climate maps, political maps, physical maps, road maps, topographic maps, and economic and resource maps!

Students first learn about map titles, keys, the compass, and the scale, then are engaged with learning about the variety of different maps we use and how they all serve a different purpose! Finally, students complete an 8-station walk-around where they use what they have learned to "solve" what kind of map is at each station!

Tons of fun, good practice with early map skills, and a great component to any unit!

Enjoy!

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Be sure to check out the other products in the "Different Maps for Different Things" series:

- Different Maps for Different Things: A Population Density Mini-Unit! Engaging!

- Different Maps for Different Things: A Mini-Unit to Make Sense of Climate Maps!

- Different Maps for Different Things: Thematic Maps and Modern Issues!

- Different Maps for Different Things: A Mini-Unit on Road Maps and Directions!
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Looking for a lesson on the Five Themes of Geography? Check out

Five Themes of Geography! Students analyze the 5 themes of Geography! Engaging!
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Different Maps for Different Things:  An Introductory Mini
Different Maps for Different Things:  An Introductory Mini
Different Maps for Different Things:  An Introductory Mini
Different Maps for Different Things:  An Introductory Mini