An imaginary circle around the middle of the earth
half of the earth
objects, features or signs that are easy to see and recognize
the distance east to west of the equator (Equator)
the distance north to south of the equator (prime Meridian)
a drawing or picture of part of the world
small parts of the state that has its own government
shows where places are, uses borders between different places; can show countries, states, counties, parishes, or townships; usually doesn't show roads
shows roads, cities, landmarks, bodies of water; helps people get to new places; includes larger roads called freeways or interstates
shows what the land is like; rivers, lakes, forests, mountains, caves, waterfalls; usually does not have cities or roads
a special type of physical map that shows elevation, where land slopes up or down
symbols to show different resources such as forests, wild life, minerals; similar to physical maps
coded to show numbers of people that live in an area
shows what the weather is typically like in an area; shows how hot or cold, rainfall
first hand accounts of something that has happened.
primary sources examples
interviews, newspapers, speeches, photographs, diaries, letters written by someone you are researching
a source written by people who were not involved in what they are writing about
stories about things that really happened in the past
France and Spain
Our state was settled by ____ and _____ which were both Roman Catholic countries.
parishesseparates their membership
They decided to name the parts of the state ____ similar to how the church _______
Number of parishes in Louisiana
If you look at a globe you will see lots of lines. The lines have numbers next to them to create a _____.
latitude and longitudeglobal addresses
Using the lines ____ and ____ help world travelers find _______.
The globe is divided into ___ hemispheres or quadrants
name of hemispheres
Our school is located in _______
This city is in _______.
This parish is in the state of ______.