Mapping: A School

Mapping: A School

by Jen Green


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Mapping: A School by Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a school. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of a school; how symbols make a map clearer; how compass points can help you find your way around a school; how a plan map shows features of a classroom such as shelves, desks, tables and cupboards; how scale is used to measure a school or a school hall; how to use compass points in the playground; how land use maps work by mapping the rooms in the building; how to use grid references to find classrooms in a school; how to use street maps to find your way from home to school or use transport maps to get to school by bus or further afield on a school trip.

Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780750299107
Publisher: Hachette Children's
Publication date: 01/31/2017
Series: Mapping Series
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 8.10(w) x 10.20(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 5 - 7 Years

About the Author

Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.

Table of Contents

School from above 4

A school in symbols 6

Directions to the classroom 8

Plan of a classroom 10

A school to different scales 12

Using scale in the hall 14

Compass points in the playground 16

More compass work 18

Land use at a school 20

School grounds in a grid 22

Map your route to school 24

Going by bus 26

Outing with a road map 28

What the words mean 30

More information 31

Index 32

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