Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides Fifth Grade. Map Skills

The resources above correspond to the standards listed below:

Vermont Standards

VT.6.13. Diversity and Unity: Concepts of Culture: Students understand the concept of culture, including the cultures of indigenous peoples, in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS5-6:11. Grade Level Expectation: Students interpret geography and solve geographic problems by:
5-6:11.a. Identifying characteristics of states, countries, and continents using resources such as landmarks, models, maps, photographs, atlases, internet, video, reference materials, GIS and mental mapping.
5-6:11.f. Constructing and reading a variety of effective representations of the earth such as maps, globes, and photographs (e.g., physical, political, topographic, computer generated, and special purpose maps).
5-6:11.g. Identifying and using basic elements of a map.
5-6:11.h. Using grid systems to locate places on maps and globes (e.g., longitude and latitude).
VT.6.7. Geography: Geographical Knowledge: Students use geographical knowledge and images of various places to understand the present, communicate historical interpretations, develop solutions for problems, and plan for the future.
H&SS5-6:11. Grade Level Expectation: Students interpret geography and solve geographic problems by:
5-6:11.a. Identifying characteristics of states, countries, and continents using resources such as landmarks, models, maps, photographs, atlases, internet, video, reference materials, GIS and mental mapping.
5-6:11.d. Locating selected cities and countries in the world of historical and current importance using absolute and relative location (e.g., capitals, Boston, NYC, London, Iraq, etc.).
5-6:11.f. Constructing and reading a variety of effective representations of the earth such as maps, globes, and photographs (e.g., physical, political, topographic, computer generated, and special purpose maps).
5-6:11.g. Identifying and using basic elements of a map.
5-6:11.h. Using grid systems to locate places on maps and globes (e.g., longitude and latitude).
VT.6.8. Geography: Movements and Settlements: Students analyze the factors and implications associated with the historical and contemporary movements and settlements of people and groups in various times in their local community, in Vermont, in the United States, and in various locations world wide.
H&SS5-6:11. Grade Level Expectation: Students interpret geography and solve geographic problems by:
5-6:11.f. Constructing and reading a variety of effective representations of the earth such as maps, globes, and photographs (e.g., physical, political, topographic, computer generated, and special purpose maps).
5-6:11.g. Identifying and using basic elements of a map.
5-6:11.h. Using grid systems to locate places on maps and globes (e.g., longitude and latitude).