Build your students' geographical literacy as they learn all sorts of interesting facts about the Americas! Students will learn about globes and map projections before moving on to region-by-region specialized maps. Exercises ask students to practice interpreting maps and find specific information; mark the map; think critically about maps and the text; and complete a small research project, for a comprehensive study. Colorful maps and fun questions will capture students' interests as they move through the book. 46 pages, softcover. Pages are NOT reproducible. Grade 5.