Unit 5: Our Government
Lesson 3: Our Country's Capital
Geography Skills: Using Grid Maps
Make a map with streets, lakes, houses, schools, and other buildings. Choose five things on the map. Tell where they are on the grid.
Maps and Globes This site has a variety of information on the Earth, landforms, and maps. Click on maps and scroll down the next screen to find information and lessons on different types of maps, grids, and globes.
Tiger Map Server This online mapmaking tool allows you to customize your map by location, as well as adding map layers. You may add city labels, grids, highways, and much more.