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Maps Are Flat, Globes Are Round

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Maps Are Flat, Globes Are Round


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Type: Interactive/Game


This classroom resource from Epic! is a book that helps students learn about maps and globes. Students can read about how maps and globes are similar, how they're different, and how they're used. The book includes a glossary, additional websites to visit, and a quiz.

Content Standard(s):
Social Studies
SS2010 (2010)
Grade: K
Living and Working Together in Family and Community
8 ) Recognize maps, globes, and satellite images.

Unpacked Content
Strand: Geography
Course Title: Living and Working Together in Family and Community
Evidence Of Student Attainment:
  • Recognize the difference between a map, a globe and a satellite image.
Teacher Vocabulary:
  • map
  • globe
  • satellite
  • image
Students know:
  • We live on Earth and it is represented in various ways on maps, globes, and imagery.
  • Vocabulary: satellite, map, globe, image
Students are able to:
  • Recognize that a globe represents Earth.
  • Recognize that a maps and satellite mages represents places on Earth.
Students understand that:
  • Maps and globes are representations of places on Earth including their homes, communities and larger world and can be used in a variety of ways.

Alabama Alternate Achievement Standards
AAS Standard:
SS.AAS.K.8- With prompting and support, recognize maps, globes, and satellite images.

Tags: flat, globe, map
License Type: Custom Permission Type
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AccessibilityText Resources: Content is organized under headings and subheadings

Epic! is free for teachers and schools. Teachers need to create a free account to access available resources. This book is written by Meg Greve. The AR level is 2.6. The age range is 5-7 years old.

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Author: Ginger Boyd