Digital Maps from the Library of Congress, 6-12
Maps help us make sense of our world. Map Collections: 1500-2003 includes historical maps from the American Memory collections. A Primary Source Analysis Tool for analysis and note taking has been provided. The Teachers Guide to Analyzing Maps has guiding questions and activity ideas. Using historic maps with subjects such as migration and settlement, travel and transportation, military and pictorial maps, students learn basic map reading skills. There is also a section called Unusual Maps that includes ideas on how these maps can be used in the classroom. A graphic organizer is included.