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1 Locations on a Globe (GLEs 1,2) Today’s Agenda: Warm – Up Map Skills 1 – 2 Rally Table (Continents/Oceans/ Directions) Map Skills 3 – 5 Round Table Activity (Cra-Zee Map) Textbook: Read like a Historian (p. H3 – H27)

2 Map Skills – Part 1 1)There are 2 types of surfaces on the earth: Land and Water 2)There are 5 oceans on the earth: Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, Southern 3)There are 7 continents on the earth: North America, South America, Asia, Africa, Europe, Australia, Antarctica

3 Map Skills – Part 1

4 Map Skills – Part 2 1)There are 4 Cardinal directions. 2)There are 4 Intermediate Directions. 3) There are 8 Tertiary Directions. Remember (1 + 2 = 3) 4)The Concept of 360 degrees. 5)There are 4 hemispheres on the earth: North, South, East, West

5 Map Skills – Part 2

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7 Locations on a Globe (GLEs 1,2) Today’s Agenda: Warm – Up Map Skills 1 – 2 Rally Table (Continents/Oceans/ Directions) Map Skills 3 – 5 Round Table Activity (Cra-Zee Map) Textbook: Read like a Historian (p. H3 – H27)

8 Map Skills – Part 3 1)The Equator passes through the center of the earth. (0 degrees NS) 2)The Prime Meridian passes through Greenwich, London, England. (0 degrees WE) 3)The International Date Line passes over the ocean. (180 degrees WE)

9 Map Skills – Part 3

10 Map Skills – Part 4 1)Latitude lines run west – east on the globe and are also called Parallels. 2)From the equator to the north or south pole it is 90 degrees. 3)Longitude lines run north – south on the globe and are also called Meridians. 4)From the Prime Meridian to the International Date Line (I.D.L.) is 180 degrees.

11 Map Skills – Part 4

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13 Map Skills – Part 5 1)There are 3 major climatic zones: Tropical, Temperate, and Polar. 2)The 4 other important lines of latitude include: Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, Arctic Circle, Antarctic Circle. 3)Climate – The average weather conditions in a certain area over a long period of time. 4)Weather – conditions at a specific time and place.

14 Map Skills – Part 5

15 Locations on a Globe (GLEs 1,2) Today’s Agenda: Warm – Up Map Skills 1 – 2 Rally Table (Continents/Oceans/ Directions) Map Skills 3 – 5 Round Table Activity (Cra-Zee Map) Textbook: Read like a Historian (p. H3 – H27)


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