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Maps | Globes

Maps | Globes

Geographic Understanding

Please review videos about maps and globes.



Standard:The student will explain that a map is a drawing of a place
                and a globe is a model of the Earth.

Skill/Element: SSKG2(a,b,c)Features of maps and globes:
                        (1) land and water, (2) view from above, (3) features in a smaller scale

Performance level descriptors for the above skill/element.

Not Yet Demonstrated Student does not recognize a map as a drawing of a place or a globe as a model of the Earth.
Emerging Student explains one of the features of maps/globes included in this standard.
Progressing Student explains two of the features of maps/globes included in this standards
Meets Student explains all features of maps/globes included in this standard


First Grade

SS1G2 The student will identify and locate his/her city, county, state, nation, and continent on a simple map or a globe.

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