How to Read a Map

Understanding the Basics
  • Interest Level: Grade 1 - Grade 4
  • Reading Level: Grade 2

Introduces readers to basic map features, such as legends and scales. Readers will learn how to measure distances, read a compass rose, and use grid systems to locate destinations. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, labeled diagrams, a quiz and answer key, a phonetic glossary, an index, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.

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Interest Level Grade 1 - Grade 4
Reading Level Grade 2
Genre Nonfiction
Category Social Studies
Copyright 2018
Publisher The Child's World, Inc.
Language English
Number of Pages 24
Publication Date 2018-01-01
BISACS JNF024120, JNF013000
Dewey 912.01
Graphics Full-color photographs
Dimensions 9.5 x 8
Lexile 630
Guided Reading Level O
Features Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents
  • Finding Your Way
  • The Map Legend
  • Directions and the Scale
  • The Grid System
  • Do You Know?
  • Glossary
  • To Learn More
  • Index
  • Answer Key
Author: Lisa M. Bolt Simons

Lisa M. Bolt Simons is a writer and teacher. She has published ten books, with more on the way. Her writing has been recognized with awards and grants, including one to travel to Africa. Originally from Colorado, she lives in Minnesota with her husband and twins. Her Web site is www.lisamboltsimons.com.

Reviews

A noteworthy review of Understanding the Basics from School Library Journal on April 1, 2018

These guides develop skill sets that are easily transferable to schoolwork, home life, and future jobs. In Calendars and Clocks, digital takes a backseat to analog for a truly introductory lesson about units of time using a familiar clockface with three hands. The back-to-basics focus… View →