Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Map Skills

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Georgia Standards of Excellence

GA.MGS.5. Map and Globe Skills
MGS.1. Use a compass rose to identify cardinal directions
MGS.2. Use intermediate directions
MGS.3. Use a letter/number grid system to determine location
MGS.4. Compare and contrast the categories of natural, cultural, and political features found on maps
MGS.5. Use graphic scales to determine distances on a map
MGS.6. Use map key/legend to acquire information from historical, physical, political, resource, product, and economic maps
MGS.8. Draw conclusions and make generalizations based on information from maps
MGS.9. Use latitude and longitude to determine location
MGS.11. Compare maps with data sets (charts, tables, graphs) and /or readings to draw conclusions and make generalizations
GA.IPS.5. Information Processing Skills
IPS.5. Identify main idea, detail, sequence of events, and cause and effect in a social studies context
IPS.11. Draw conclusions and make generalizations