Map Basics: All About Political Maps, 1st Edition

  • Barbara M. Linde
  • Published By: Gareth Stevens Publishing
  • ISBN-10: 1538230585
  • ISBN-13: 9781538230589
  • DDC: 912
  • Grade Level Range: 2nd Grade - 5th Grade
  • 24 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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Which state is south of Maryland and north of North Carolina? How many states border California? How many countries are there in South America? As students read this book, they'll gain a better understanding of the locations of countries of the world. Using a map legend, they'll identify state and country capitals and other cities. They'll see how various landforms create natural borders. After comparing political maps of the United States at different times, students will be able to explain how the country grew. An activity concludes the book to help readers apply what they've learned.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: What Is a Political Map?.
2: Natural Political Borders.
3: Man-Made Political Borders.
4: Using the Legend.
5: Which Way?.
6: How Far Is It?.
7: Changing Over Time.
8: City Maps.
9: Map It!.
For More Information.
Other Backmatter.