Grade 4

How Do Maps Show Us What Is Important to the Cartographer?

Historians gather information. In this lesson, students will learn basic map vocabulary to help them learn to read the parts of a map. They will then use this information to navigate using a map and answer questions about historic maps using these elements.

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