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MAP SKILLS VOCABULARY Third Grade T. Adams. Integrated Social Studies Standards:  SS3G1 The student will locate major topographical features. a. Identify.

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1 MAP SKILLS VOCABULARY Third Grade T. Adams

2 Integrated Social Studies Standards:  SS3G1 The student will locate major topographical features. a. Identify major rivers of the United States of America: Mississippi, Ohio, Rio Grande, Colorado, Hudson. b. Identify major mountain ranges of the United States of America: Appalachian, Rocky. c. Locate the Equator, Prime Meridian, and lines of latitude and longitude on a globe. d. Locate Greece on a world map.

3 Vocabulary through Social Studies:  Latitude: Lines that cross the globe from east to west  Longitude: lines that cross the globe from north to south  Equator: A line of latitude that crosses the globe exactly halfway between the north and south poles.  Prime Meridian: A line of longitude that passes through Greenwich, England.  Map Key: Part of a map that explains any symbols or colors on the map  Mountain Range: A group of mountains

4 Latitude: Lines that cross the globe from east to west

5 Longitude: lines that cross the globe from north to south

6 Equator: A line of latitude that crosses the globe exactly halfway between the north and south poles.

7 Prime Meridian: A line of longitude that passes through Greenwich, England

8 Map Key: Part of a map that explains any symbols or colors on the map

9 Mountain Range: A group of mountains

10  Latitude: Lines that cross the globe from east to west  Longitude: lines that cross the globe from north to south  Equator: A line of latitude that crosses the globe exactly halfway between the north and south poles.  Prime Meridian: A line of longitude that passes through Greenwich, England.  Map Key: Part of a map that explains any symbols or colors on the map  Mountain Range: A group of mountains

11 Which picture is showing latitude and which one is showing longitude?

12 Equator and Prime Meridian:

13 What vocabulary words do these pictures represent? A.B.


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