A School by Dr Jen Green
  

A School

Written by Dr Jen Green
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Part of the Mapping Series

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Synopsis

A School by Dr Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a school. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of a school; how symbols make a map clearer; how compass points can help you find your way around a school; how a plan map shows features of a classroom such as shelves, desks, tables and cupboards; how scale is used to measure a school or a school hall; how to use compass points in the playground; how land use maps work by mapping the rooms in the building; how to use grid references to find classrooms in a school; how to use street maps to find your way from home to school or use transport maps to get to school by bus or further afield on a school trip.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

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An excellent way to introduce a skill that children will find helpful throughout life * Parents In Touch *

About the Author

Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.

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Book Info

Format

Paperback
32 pages

Author

Dr Jen Green
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Publisher

Wayland an imprint of Hachette Children's Group

Publication date

27th July 2016

ISBN

9780750299107


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