Classifying Maps

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With easy-to-read text and full-color photos, this book discusses a variety of the types of maps available today. Readers will first come to understand the difference between reference maps, thematic maps, and navigational charts. Yet there is so much more! The book also familiarizes readers with the difference between relief maps and topographical maps, as well as political maps and population maps. Readers will learn about economic maps, resource maps, and environmental maps, too. The purpose and characteristics of each kind of map is also discussed. Colorful maps and diagrams highlight the text, visually demonstrating these concepts. Informative sidebars, bold glossary terms, and an index enhance the engaging text and graphics.

Interest Level Grade 3 - Grade 6
Reading Level Grade 5
Genre Nonfiction
Subject Social Studies
Copyright 2008
Division Abdo Publishing
Imprint Checkerboard Library
Language English
Number of Pages 32
Season 2008-01-01
Item No 8948-9
ISBN 9781599289489
Title Format Reinforced Hardcover
Dewey 912
Graphics Full-color photographs, Full-color illustrations
Dimensions 8 x 8
Guided Reading Level T
ATOS Reading Level 6.0
ATOS Interest Level LG
Accelerated Reader® Quiz 119187
Accelerated Reader® Points 0.5

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