Mapping: A School (Mapping)

Author: Dr Jen Green
Publisher: Hachette Children's Group
Category: Activity Books, People & Places, Children's Geography Books
Book Format: Paperback

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a school. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of a school; how symbols make a map clearer; how compass points can help you find your way around a school; how a plan map shows features of a classroom such as shelves, desks, tables and cupboards; how scale is used to measure a school or a school hall; how to use compass points in the playground; how land use maps work by mapping the rooms in the building; how to use grid references to find classrooms in a school; how to use street maps to find your way from home to school or use transport maps to get to school by bus or further afield on a school trip.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Table Of Contents
1: School from above

2: A School in Symbols

3: Directions to the Classroom

4: Plan of a Classroom

5: A School to Different Scales

6: Using Scale in the Hall

7: Compass Points in the Playground

8: More Compass Work

9: Land Use at a School

10: School Grounds in a Grid

11: Map Your Route to School

12: Going by Bus

13: Outing with a Road Map

14: What the Words Mean

15: Index
About Jen Green
Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.


SKU BK-9780750299107
Barcode # 9780750299107
Brand Hachette Children's Group
Artist / Author Dr Jen Green
Shipping Weight 0.1100kg
Shipping Width 0.202m
Shipping Height 0.003m
Shipping Length 0.265m

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