What is a Map?
Social Studies Alive My School and Family Curriculum. Children learn about maps, including aireal views and the creation of map symbols which make up the map key. After listening to a story about an escaped mouse, they first study a map of the setting and then help create a map of the story setting and discover the use of a key and symbols on a map. Then in as a skill builder they practice reading different types of map.
Students will know how to choose and read symbols selected for a map.
Students will know how to use basic map functions to make sense of maps.
Students will know that there are different kind of maps and that maps are designed for specific reasons.
Students will be able to create, identify and design map elements by using a key.
Students will access Google Drive and Google Drawings as well as Google Earth