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3rd Maps

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  • 1. What is a map? A map is a drawing that shows the shape of a place and the things that are there. Some maps show a small place, such as a room. Other maps show the whole world. If you know how to read a map, it shows you where places are and helps you find your way.
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  • 16. … it would look something like this map of the world. This is my country on the map of the world
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  • 26. Just as in the book we just read the best way to understand where things are is to look down on them from a bird’s eye view. A map is a bird’s eye view of a place with symbols to show what things are.
  • 27. If you had a visitor coming to Tiger Creek how would you give them directions to your classroom? Straight Passed Left Right
  • 28. N S E W For long distances you would give directions using the words north, south, east, and west. Ringgold
  • 29. Maps are usually drawn on graph paper which has lines across and down the paper. This is called a grid. Things on a map can be found by finding the letter and number of the square in which it sits.
  • 30. Let’s practice reading a map grid.
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