Canadian Mapping Skills: Extending Knowledge Grades 5-6
- Author : Golletz, Lynda
This resource is packed with ideas and activities on teaching mapping skills about Canada while extending student knowledge about their own country.
Students will learn about the different regions, provinces, territories, communities, bodies of water, natural resources, mapping symbols, and kinds of maps.
They will develop skills such as locating places on a map in a variety of ways, labeling and coloring maps, recognizing different types of maps, and determining the characteristics of a region and its economic influence on Canada.
Bonus: Five Full-Colour Maps! (Outline Map of Canada, Political Map of Canada, Physical Map of Canada, Land Elevations of Canada, and Natural Resources map)