002 - What is a map?
Why are maps important and what groups of people use them?
- What is a map?
- Why are maps important?
- Write a sentence describing why the following people would need to understand how to use a map:
- A member of the police force.
- An estate agent.
- A taxi driver.
- An ambulance driver.
- A hiker.
- A Geography teacher.
Extension - can you think of any other people who would need to be able to read a map?
Many of use don´t always remember the street names or compass directions when describing to someone how to get to a certain place. What we do remember are certain features that stand out; which could be a certain building to a strange looking tree.
- Your task is to develop an extended piece of writing that describes your route to school from home. The prose will be illustrated with diagrams of the key features.
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