Map Reading Grades 5-6 provides supplementary map materials for social studies programs. The five themes of geography: place, location, human/environmental interactions, movement and region are represented in this book. Many of the maps in this book go beyond basic geography. Hands-on activity are provided throughout the book. There are a variety of maps designed to promote the understanding of social studies concepts.
The content of this 64-page workbook includes: Teacher Instructions and Answer Key, Maps of the World, Continents & Oceans, Physical Map of the United States, Rivers & Lakes of North America, Political Map of South America, Traveling Through South America, Scale, Map Key, The Western United States, Lines of Longitude, Parallels of Latitude, Europe, Pinpointing You Location, Thematic & Special Maps, Rainfall and Growing Season Maps, Farm Products, Natural Resources, Population Map, Where People Live, The Middle East, North Africa, Oil from the Middle East, Transporting Oil Around the World, The Great Lakes, Southwest Florida, U.S. Climate Zones, Magellan’s Voyage Around the World, The Underground Railroad, Time Zones of the World and Traveling Through Time.