Caribbean School Atlas Skills Workbook
$6.50

Caribbean School Atlas Skills Workbook

By Michael Morrissey
US$ 6.50
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Book Description

- Enhance learning with extension activities for both Social Studies and Geography.
- Develop independent thought, critical thinking and problem solving with a range of activities including games and quizzes.

The Workbook is suitable for Grades 4-9 and can be used alongside the Hodder Education Caribbean School Atlas.

Table of Contents
  • Cover
  • Book title
  • Copyright
  • Contents
  • INTRODUCTION: ABOUT THIS WORKBOOK AND YOUR ATLAS
  • Your Skills Workbook Glossary
  • PART 1 MAP SKILLS
    • 1 MAXIMISING LEARNING FROM YOUR ATLAS
      • What is an atlas?
      • Types of map
      • Other kinds of information in an atlas
      • How an atlas contributes to learning
    • 2 USING THE INDEX
      • The index is organised alphabetically
      • Practice in using the index
    • 3 FINDING A PLACE BY ITS GRID SQUARE
      • What is a grid?
      • Follow four steps
      • Practice with grid squares
    • 4 FINDING THE POSITION OF A PLACE BY ITS COORDINATES
      • Why are degrees used to state position?
      • Practice with lines of latitude
      • Practice with lines of longitude
      • Practice using latitude and longitude lines together
    • 5 READING SYMBOLS ON MAPS
      • Point symbols
      • Line symbols
      • Colour tints on political maps
      • Symbols used for water features
      • Abbreviations
      • Practice in interpreting symbols
      • Practice with symbols
    • 6 INTERPRETING LANDSCAPE
      • Colour tinting to show elevation
      • Colour tinting to show depth of seas and oceans
      • Spot height
      • Patterns affected by topography
      • Practice on elevation
    • 7 STATING DIRECTION
      • Cardinal points of the compass
      • Intermediate directions
      • Make your own direction finder
      • How to use your direction finder, step by step
      • Practice in stating direction
    • 8 WORKING OUT DISTANCE BY USING SCALE
      • What is scale?
      • Three ways of stating scale
      • Larger-scale maps and smaller-scale maps
      • Practice stating the scale of a map
      • How to calculate distance between two points
      • Practice estimating distance
    • 9 GAME BOX: MAP SKILLS
    • 10 MAP SKILLS TEST
  • PART 2 INTERPRET DATA, GRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
    • 11 INTERPRETING DATA AND DIAGRAMS
      • Forms of data
        • Information
        • Fact files
        • Tables
      • Practice in using fact files and interpreting tables
      • Diagrams
      • Practice in interpreting diagrams
    • 12 INTERPRETING GRAPHS
      • Types of graph
        • Line graph
        • Pie graph
        • Vertical bar graph
        • Horizontal bar graph
        • Pictorial graph
        • Divided bar graph
        • Flow chart
      • Practice in interpreting graphs
    • 13 PHOTOGRAPHS
      • Types of photograph
      • Foreground, middle ground and background
      • Interpreting photographs
      • Practice interpreting photographs
    • 14 GAME BOX: DATA, GRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHS
    • 15 DATA, GRAPHS AND PHOTOGRAPHS TEST
  • PART 3 INTERPRET THEMATIC MAPS
    • 16 MAPS OF NATURAL PATTERNS
      • Plate, earthquake and volcano patterns
      • Topography
      • Seasons
      • Rainfall maps and graphs
      • Temperature maps and graphs
      • Climate and natural vegetation
      • Hurricanes
      • Environmental concerns
      • Time zones
    • 17 MAPS OF HUMAN-MADE PATTERNS
      • Historical movements of people
      • Population distribution
      • Administrative boundaries
      • Geographical regions
    • 18 MAPS OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES
      • Tourism
      • Agriculture, mining and other economic activities
    • 19 GAME BOX: INTERPRETING THEMATIC MAPS
    • 20 TEST ON THEMATIC MAPS
  • PART 4 ACQUIRE PLACE KNOWLEDGE
    • 21 KNOW YOUR OWN COUNTRY
    • 22 KNOW THE CARIBBEAN REGION
      • What is the Caribbean region?
      • Independent or belonging to another country?
      • What is the Caribbean Community?
      • Make your own map
      • Flags of the Commonwealth Caribbean
      • Make a display of maps of Caribbean countries
    • 23 KNOW YOUR WORLD
      • Continents
      • Countries of the world
      • North America
      • South America
      • Europe
      • Africa
      • Asia
      • Australia and the Pacific
      • The world’s capitals
      • Oceans, seas and lakes
      • Earth as a planet of the solar system
    • 24 GAME BOX: KNOWLEDGE OF PLACES
    • 25 PLACE KNOWLEDGE TESTS
      • Caribbean knowledge
      • World knowledge
  • SELECTED OUTLINE MAPS
    • North America
    • South America
    • Europe
    • Caribbean countries
    • Caribbean hurricane tracker chart
    • Africa
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