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    • ISBN:9780750299107
    • Publication date:10 Nov 2016
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A School

By Jen Green

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A brilliant way to learn about maps, from understanding grids, symbols and keys to making your own map.

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a school. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of a school; how symbols make a map clearer; how compass points can help you find your way around a school; how a plan map shows features of a classroom such as shelves, desks, tables and cupboards; how scale is used to measure a school or a school hall; how to use compass points in the playground; how land use maps work by mapping the rooms in the building; how to use grid references to find classrooms in a school; how to use street maps to find your way from home to school or use transport maps to get to school by bus or further afield on a school trip.

Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Biographical Notes

Jen Green received a doctorate from the University of Sussex (Dept of English and American Studies) in 1982. She worked in publishing for 15 years and is now a full-time writer, who has written over 150 books for children. Her book 'Your Feelings: I'm Special' was short-listed for the NASEN Special Needs Award.

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  • ISBN: 9780750285780
  • Publication date: 26 Feb 2015
  • Page count: 32
  • Imprint: Wayland
Wayland

Where People Work

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of where people work. This book will show you what a bird's-eye map is by looking at aerial photos; how landmarks can be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance; what map plans are; how compass points show you how to find directions; how to follow pathways and roads; how to use grid references; looking at landuse; and looking at transport maps.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

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The Seaside

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

What do you know about the seaside? Explore the amazing variety of habitats, plants and animals that call coastlines around the world home and find out how they are adapted to survive there. Explore what makes sand such an amazing material, food chains, seashells and seaweed. Discover why beaches and seaside resorts are such popular holiday destinations and the jobs that people do there..Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Six books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Franklin Watts

North & South America: The USA

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Welcome to the USA! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

Franklin Watts

North & South America: Brazil

Jen Green
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Jen Green
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Africa: South Africa

Jen Green
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A City

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a city. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos; how landmarkscan be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance on a walk around a city; what map plans are; how compass points show you how to find directions; how to follow pathways and roads; how to use grid references; looking at landuse ; and looking at transport maps.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Wayland

A Village

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a village. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos of villages; how village landmarks, such as churches and village greens can be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance on a walk around a village; what map plans are using a village shop and a farmers' market, as examples; how compass points show you how to find directions around a stable yard; how to follow pathways, roads and bridleways on a country walk; how to use grid references by looking at a village green; what contour lines are by looking at a country valley; looking at landuse by showing farming land; and looking at transport maps showing routes between different villages.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Franklin Watts

Asia: India

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Welcome to India! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

Franklin Watts

Europe: Poland

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Welcome to Poland! In this book, young people tell you all about what makes their country special, from its great capital city, to the landscape, people, food and things to see and do.This series introduces readers aged 6 and up to different continents and countries around the world, highlighting the differences and similarities between them. Clear, friendly text and big photos make these books a great starting point for learning about geography in general, and countries in particular.

Franklin Watts

The Stone Age and Bronze Age

Jen Green
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Jen Green
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The Celts and the Iron Age

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

What do you know about the Celts and the Iron Age? Explore the incredible history of Britain during these times and find out how people lived, worked, created and celebrated in this fascinating period in history. Bronze and iron tools, farming, Celtic tribes, warfare, the Roman invasion, society, and hill forts are all covered in this book along with quizzes and lots of facts. Craft activities support and enhance each section to bring what you've read to life. You can make: a chieftain's helmet, a celtic brooch, authentic oatcakes, a twisted torc, a sacrificial shield and a hill figure picture.Part of the series Discover Through Craft. Eight books that explore key curriculum topics using a mixture of activities, quizzes, facts and crafts. For children aged 7-9.

Franklin Watts

Wild Flowers

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

There are thousands of wild flower species, and no two look exactly alike. This book will help you explore the wonderful world of flowers. Learn about how they live, what there life cycles are and all about their different habitats from woodlands to meadows and even in towns and cities. It is part of The Great Nature Hunt a series of books for children aged 7+ which are a great resource for the Science curriculum. They help children make systematic and careful observations, gather data and record their findings. Each book is full of puzzles and challenges through which children can learn, while having fun.

Franklin Watts

Caribbean

Jen Green
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Jen Green

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My Country

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Full of hands-on activities to help you learn all about map skills whilst also learning about the features of a the UK. This book will show you what a bird's eye map is by looking at aerial photos; how landmarks can be shown as symbols; how to measure scale and distance; what map plans are; how compass points show you how to find directions; how to follow pathways and roads; how to use grid references; looking at landuse ; and looking at transport maps.Illustrations by Sarah Horne in an amusing and lively style are combined with photographs to really capture a child's attention helping them to learn these important map skills.

Wayland

Park

Jen Green
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Jen Green
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Plants

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green
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Rainforests

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

Read about where in the world rainforests are located, what scientists have discovered about the rainforest, the animals and people that live there and the issues they face, debate the importance of rainforests to local people and loggers, make a rainforest recipe, learn about how rainforests are disappearing and find out what conservationists are doing about this.

Wayland

Mountains

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

The aim of this series is to encourage children to explore the wonders of the physical world around them - the geographical features that make our planet unique and amazing - and understand how humans use it. Towering mountains, gushing rivers, windswept deserts and jagged coastlines... each title will first look at the agents of change that form these landforms and then go on to explore the different types of environments in which they can be found, how they are used by humans, from dams to skiing resorts and how they can be conserved. Maps will show where features are found in the world and diagrams will explain formations and processes, such as how a river erodes its valley as it flows down to its mouth, a how block mountain is formed, how waves crashing the shore produce headlands and bays, and how wind scours caves in deserts.

Wayland

Martin Luther King

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green

The series focuses on the people who inspire children today. This title looks at the life of Martin Luther King, from his younger years, to training to become a minister, and eventually becoming the leader of the Civil Rights Movement. Read about his inspirational "I Have A Dream" speech, and the legacy he left on the world.

Wayland

Saving Water

Jen Green
Authors:
Jen Green