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Interpret simple maps of familiar locations and identify the relative positions of key features (ACMMG044)
LO: To interpret simple maps of familiar locations and to describe relative positions of key features.
directional language (diagonally, horizontally, vertically, steps)
positional language (between, next to, above, below, right, left, beside, under, over, through)
the 4 basic directions (North, East, South, West)
maps provide us with a bird’s eye view of a location and not a picture of that place.
that we can use maps to represent different objects and describe their relative positions of location.
I can interpret simple maps and identify relative positions of key features.
Diagonal – Catherine’s House is diagonally to the left of the library
Horizontal – Ariana’s house is horizontally to the left of the library.
Vertical – The supermarket is vertically above the school.
Between – Ariana’s house is between Catherine’s house and Ruth’s house.
Next To – Ariana’s house is next to the library.