Author(s): Penny Rowland
This is a photocopiable activity book, designed to be used in conjunction with the Pearson laminated map of New Zealand (ISBN: 9780733994104). The book contains a set of twenty-one self-contained lessons for use in the classroom. Through active involvement, students will have an interesting and enjoyable introduction to a range of map skills that are relevant to all the social sciences. The activities are also useful in broadening studentsÂ� knowledge of the features and places of New Zealand.
Penny Rowland and Stuart Ward are the author of Atlas Aotearoa and its associated activity book. Both teach at Okaihau College in Northland.
Contents include: 1: Shaping up -- 2: Nature or culture? -- 3: Sticky clues -- 4: Where in Aotearoa am I? -- 5: Which island? -- 6: Highs and lows -- 7: Where does the wai go? -- 8. Puzzle it out -- 9. Keys and symbols -- 10. Muddled mountains -- 11. North or South? -- 12. Jumbed water, jumbled land -- 13. A 'W' puzzle -- 14. Stick me together -- 15. Travels with Miriama -- 16. Latitude and longitude -- 17. Word tile puzzles -- 18. Quick Quizzes 19. Urban hierarchy -- 20. Ripping round the regions! -- 21. Coordinate drawing -- Teacher Notes -- Selected answers -- New Zealand outline map.