Canadian Mapping Skills Grades 2-3: Developing & Using Mapping Skills
Canadian Mapping Skills strengthens mapping skills and understanding of geographic terminology through various activities. Students will explore Canada using maps and will learn about its political divisions and its position in the world. They will be introduced to the terms hemishpere, continent, latitude, longitude, pictoral symbols, legend, key, scale, landforms, and cardinal and intermediate directions. Exploring different maps of one's native country is a wonderful way to become acquainted with it.