There are different maps for different purposes. Mapping The Wolrddescribes many kinds of maps and how and when they are used. It also explains how people use a compass and the Global Positioning System (GPS) to find their way.
Features of the Book – Procedural text, – Historical information, – Mapping activity, – Maps with legends and scales, – Example of a street index, – Specialised vocabulary – scale, legend, symbol, grid, contour, – Acronym – GPS (Global Positioning System), Purpose Mapping the World can be used to introduce and reinforce the following skills and understandings: – identifying the main idea and supporting detail, – summarising information, – exploring word families, – writing procedural text, – interpreting maps and using them as a source of information.
Themes covered in this book are: Change over time, Maths, Geography
Reading Level:23-24 (Silver)
Guided Reading Level23
GenreExplanation | Report
Theme/TopicChange over Time | Geography | Maths
Strategy/SkillsInformation skills | Main ideas | Summarising | Using texts as models for own writing | Vocabulary and word study