If Maps Could Talk: Using Symbols and Keys

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Black dots. Blue, curvy lines. What do those strange drawings mean? With a key and the skills to read it, you'll unlock the language of maps.
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Overview

Black dots. Blue, curvy lines. What do those strange drawings mean? With a key and the skills to read it, you'll unlock the language of maps.
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Gr 3-5- Ace McCaw, an outspoken cartoon bird, guides readers through basic map concepts and skills. Language throughout the books is casual and fun. Examples involving familiar places, such as a library and a neighborhood, will be easy for children to understand. Great activity ideas are provided, including creating a homemade compass and drawing topographical maps of students' faces. Some topics are complicated by nature and will require additional explanation. Illustrations feature a wide variety of maps and symbols.-Amanda Moss, Maywood Elementary School, Monona, WI

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781429628808
  • Publisher: Capstone Press
  • Publication date: 9/28/2008
  • Series: Map Mania Series
  • Pages: 24
  • Sales rank: 1,358,051
  • Age range: 6 - 9 Years
  • Product dimensions: 7.80 (w) x 7.80 (h) x 0.30 (d)

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Erika L. Shores knows a cow drinks enough water to fill a bathtub each day. She also knows pigs sometimes play with bowling balls and chickens make great pets. You won't find her backyard full of barnyard animals, but you will find her bookshelves full of books about them. Erika studied English at Concordia College in Moorhead, Minnesota, and has written dozens of nonfiction books for kids. She lives in North Mankato, Minnesota, with her husband, two kids, and a big orange cat.
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