Standard 2: Expanding Map Skills from the Neighborhood to the World


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Students demonstrate map skills by describing the absolute and relative locations of people, places and environments by:
1. Locating on a simple letter-number grid system the specific locations and geographic features in their neighborhood or community (e.g., map the classroom, the school)
2. Labeling a simple map from memory of the North American continent, including the countries, oceans, Great Lakes, major rivers, mountain ranges; identifying the essential map elements of title, legend, directional indicator, scale, and date
3. Locating on a map where their ancestors live(d), describing when their family moved to the local community, and describing how and why they made the trip
4. Comparing and contrasting basic land use in urban, suburban and rural environments in

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    Grade: 2

    Topics: History-Social Science