ERIC Number: EJ710227
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2005-Feb-1
Reference Count: N/A
Exploring Cultures through Maps
School Arts: The Art Education Magazine for Teachers, v104 n6 p30 Feb 2005
First and second graders can understand that the African continent is made up of many countries and cultures, especially when teachers have maps, picture books, photographs, and artifacts on hand for them to explore. It is important for young students to develop an understanding of maps and how to use them. This article offers suggestions for teaching young students to understand and use maps.
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 1, Grade 2, Maps, Picture Books, Immigrants, Teaching Methods, Childrens Literature, Art
Davis Publications, Inc., 50 Portland St., Worcester, MA 01608. Web site: http://www.davis-art.com.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
Education Level: Grade 4; Grade 5
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Africa