ERIC Number: ED083050
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967
Reference Count: 0
How to Introduce Maps and Globes: Grades One Through Six. How to Do It Series, Number 15.
This bulletin lists map concepts and skills in a workable, sequential order of teaching in grades 1 through 6. By using the grade level lists the teacher perceives his part in the total program. The list can also be used to test children before they advance to the next sequence. For each set of skills the bulletin outlines what to teach and suggested teaching methods. Skills are as follows: Grades 1 and 2, Providing a Wide Acquaintance With Landscape Features; Grade 3, Developing Readiness to Undertake Map-Reading; Grades 3 and 4, Introducing Flat Maps; Grade 4, Developing Initial Concepts in the Use of the Globe and More Complex Map Symbolization; Grade 5, Developing Fundamental Skills in the Use of Maps; and, Grade 6, Developing Advanced Map-Reading Skills. Following the entire grade level list, sources of classroom globes and maps are given. Related documents are SO 005 979 through SO 006 000. (Author/SJM)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Elementary Education, Geographic Concepts, Geography Instruction, Map Skills, Resource Materials, Sequential Learning, Social Studies, Teaching Guides, Teaching Methods
National Council for the Social Studies, 1201 Sixteenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036 ($0.25; Quantity Discounts)
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Authoring Institution: National Council for the Social Studies, Washington, DC.