Grade 4

What Parts of the Map Help Us Understand What the Cartographer Wants Us To Know?

Historians read. In this lesson, students will learn to read maps for clues as to the cartographer's point of view or purpose. As part of the process, students will look at many types of maps that are used for a variety of purposes.

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