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Boomtown Map TOADSS

Recommended Grade Level(s)

  • 3-5
  • 6-8

Primary Subject Area(s)

  • Geography

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Activity Description

Describe each of the following map elements and explain what each tells you about Boomtown Nevada:

  • T - Map Title
  • O - Map Orientation (e.g., compass rose)
  • A - Map Author
  • D - Map Date
  • S - Map Symbols
  • S - Map Scale

Standards Addressed

  1. Geography
    1. Grade 4 Standards
      1. G5.4.1: Identify and use intermediate directions on a compass rose to locate places on a map of Nevada.
    2. Grades 6-8 Standards
      1. G5.6-8.1: Use map elements, including scale, to identify and locate physical and human features in the United States and the world.

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