This thematic mini lesson combines geography and map science with easy to read text and colorful illustrations. Students learn the essential elements that make maps a useful tool for information and navigation. A vocabulary box lists the key words that help students clearly understand the important parts of a map. The lesson includes six short-answer questions and one critical thinking question (answer key provided). Students then use their creative skills to complete the map outlined on the last page that gives hands-on experience.
(Printing Hint: orientation - choose Landscape, size option:choose Fit)