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ERIC Number: EJ748299
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 5
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 0
ISSN: ISSN-0022-1341
Mapping Skills and Activities with Children's Literature
Gandy, S. Kay
Journal of Geography, v105 n6 p269-273 2006
In the primary grades, maps are useful tools to help the young reader put stories into perspective. This article presents 18 quality children's books that contain maps or lessons about maps, as well as activities to use in the classroom to teach map skills. A table is included with ratings of the usability of the maps.
National Council for Geographic Education. Jacksonville State University, 206A Martin Hall, Jacksonville, AL 36265-1602. Tel: 256-782-5293; Fax: 256-782-5336; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Primary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A