Geography: Spatial Thinking and Skills. Sarah Harold. References. Geography: Spatial Thinking and Skills Social Studies Grade 3.
Standards: Physical and political maps have distinctive characteristics and purposes. Places can be located on a map by using the title, key, alphanumeric grid and cardinal directions.
Students will help locate features on a map and label the specific parts.
Shows only boundaries and territories like countries, cities, or states.
Shows the same thing as a political map, but focuses on landforms like deserts, lakes, forests, mountains, or monuments.
Shows the weather over a large area.
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Also called Cardinal Directions
Is the Post Office EAST or WEST of the Fire Station?
What direction is the Police Station if the starting point is the Hospital?
Is the Library NORTH or SOUTH on the map?
Is the Library EAST or WEST on the map?
If you see a camp fire on the map, there’s a campground in that location.
Wherever a tree is on the map, there’s a forest.
Where is the FERRY?
What is the red line circling the island?
The distance from 0 to 1 is 1 mile. The distance from 0 to 4 is 4 miles. You can measure the distance on a map from one point to another using a SCALE.
How far is the Police Station to the Hospital?
How far is the Hospital to the School?