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Monday-Friday

This week we will be focusing on Chapter 3 of our Social Studies book. It will cover physical and political features.

Due:

Monday-Friday

This week in Social Studies we will be studying locations on Earth. 
 
3.01 Analyze maps and globes using common terms, including:
• Country • North Pole
• Equator • Prime meridian
• Hemisphere • Region
• Latitude • South Pole
• Longitude • Time zones
 
Vocab:
-absolute location
-North Pole 
-South Pole
-equator
-hemispheres
-prime meridian
-parallels of latitude
-meridians of longitude
-grid
-latitude
-longitude
-coordinates
-countries 
-regions
-time zones

Due:

Reading a Map

This week in Social Studies we will be learning how to read a map.
 
Standard: 
3.02: Use cardinal directions, intermediate directions, map scales, and grids to locate major cities in Tennessee and the United States.
 
I can read a map to locate major cities. 
 
Vocab:
-legend
-map key
-compass rose
-cardinal directions
-map scale