Shop

Free delivery on UK orders*

*Terms apply

The Everyday Guide to Primary Geography: Maps Take a closer look

Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2

The Everyday Guide to Primary Geography: Maps

Paula Richardson and Tony Richardson

  • Series Editor: Julia Tanner
  • Pages: 36
  • ISBN: 978-1-84377-330-6
  • Published: 2016

£17.99 £12.99 GA Members*

Available to pre-order

This Guide explores the potential for introducing maps and mapwork to stimulate, enliven and enrich geography teaching at key stage 1 and 2. It includes a range of practical activities and classroom strategies. These are designed to develop pupils’ knowledge and understanding both about maps and the messages maps provide about the real world. It also identifies the possibilities for cross-curricular work with other subjects.

As well as promoting pupils’ enjoyment of maps, this Guide aims to:

  • help pupils make sense of the world around them through understanding and interpreting maps
  • exemplify strategies, resources and context to develop specific mapwork skills
  • provide creative ideas for developing pupils’ knowledge and understanding about places.

The Guide is accompanied by web-based resources, including key vocabulary, cross-curricular links, weblinks and resources, activity sheets and examples of pupils’ work.

Comment on this page

Comments made by GA members appear instantly and don't require security words to be entered - make sure you're logged in! Guest comments will be sent to a moderator for approval.

Also in this series

Journals

  • Primary Geography
  • Teaching Geography
  • Geography

Free access to subscribers

  • Become a geography examiner
  • Cambridge International Examinations
Receive our email newsletters

Sign up to our email newsletter for all the latest news and updates throughout the year.