Using Physical Maps
From the Series Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?
Have you ever wondered which countries have the most lakes? Or where the highest point in your state is? Physical maps show landscape features. They also often show land elevation, or how high the land is above sea level. But how do you use physical maps? And what do the different colors and symbols on these maps mean? Read on to learn all about physical maps!
|Interest Level||Grade 3 - Grade 5|
|Reading Level||Grade 3|
|Publisher||Lerner Publishing Group|
|Brand||Searchlight Books ™|
|Imprint||Lerner Publications ™, LernerClassroom, Lerner Digital ™|
|Number of Pages||40|
|Reading Counts! Level||5.3|
|BISACS||JNF051180, JNF048020, JNF038000|
|Dimensions||7 x 9|
|Guided Reading Level||R|
|ATOS Reading Level||4.8|
|Accelerated Reader® Quiz||182733|
|Accelerated Reader® Points||0.5|
|Features||Bibliography/further reading, Glossary, Index, Maps, Reviewed, Sidebars, Table of contents, Teaching Guides, and eSource|
School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
“A recommended series to help students appreciate the language and importance of maps.”—School Library Journal, Series Made Simple
Author: Rebecca E. Hirsch
Rebecca E. Hirsch, PhD, is the author of numerous books about science, nature, and geography for children. She lives with her husband and three children in State College, Pennsylvania. You can visit her online at rebeccahirsch.com.
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Searchlight Books ™ — What Do You Know about Maps?
Introduce intermediate and upper-elementary readers to all kinds of maps, from political and topographic to climate and economic maps—even maps on a GPS! Each chapter deals with a specific topic related to maps, and informative captions encourage readers to… View available downloads →