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Oxford Primary Atlas

The Oxford Primary Atlas is a clear, bright and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. It includes up-to-date country data and easy-to-read colourful mapping. It introduces primary school pupils to key geographical themes and topics, matched to curriculum requirements, including landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments.
Oxford Primary Atlas
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The Oxford Primary Atlas is a clear, bright and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. This new edition includes up-to-date country data and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how young children use maps. It features key curriculum themes such as landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments. It includes easy-to-use features such as learning statements to summarize each theme, focus panels to prompt independent or group enquiry, innovative grid codes to help children find places listed in the index, colourful photographs to aid children's understanding of map symbols, attractive artwork to provide a 'sense of place', and stimulating graphics to make large numbers easy to understand. This new edition of the Oxford Primary Atlas, specially written to support the requirements of primary geography at Key Stage 2, and incorporating the most popular features of the bestselling Oxford Junior Atlas, uses simple, clear mapping and colourful illustration to create a stimulating and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds.
The Oxford Primary Atlas is also accompanied by the Activity Book for independent work to develop map literacy skills, and the e-Atlas CD-ROM for whole class display on interactive whiteboard.
Dr Patrick Wiegand taught in primary and secondary schools before being appointed to the School of Education at the University of Leeds where he trained teachers, taught on Masters' programmes and supervised PhD students. He became Head of Teacher Training at the University of Leeds and then Reader in Geography Education. He has researched children's thinking with maps and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) throughout his career and has published many books,
chapters and research papers in this area including Learning and Teaching with Maps (Routledge, 2006). He was Chair of the Cartography and Children Commission of the International Cartographic Association,
held a Leverhulme Research Fellowship in GIS in Education, and has served on the UK Committee for Cartography. He has always worked to improve the quality and usability of classroom teaching materials and has been Editorial Adviser for OUP atlases for 30 years.
The Oxford Primary Atlas is a clear, bright and informative atlas for all 7-11 year olds. This new edition includes up-to-date country data and easy-to-read colourful mapping, presented in an accessible visual layout based on research into how young children use maps. It features key curriculum themes such as landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments. It includes easy-to-use features such as learning statements to summarize each theme,
focus panels to prompt independent or group enquiry, innovative grid codes to help children find places listed in the index, colourful photographs to aid children's understanding of map symbols, attractive
artwork to provide a 'sense of place', and stimulating graphics to make large numbers easy to understand. This new edition of the Oxford Primary Atlas, specially written to support the requirements of primary geography at Key Stage 2, and incorporating the most popular features of the bestselling Oxford Junior Atlas, uses simple, clear mapping and colourful illustration to create a stimulating and informative atlas for all 7-11 year
olds.The Oxford Primary Atlas is also accompanied by the Activity Book for independent work to develop map literacy skills, and the e-Atlas CD-ROM for whole class display on interactive whiteboard.
Clear thematic atlas for 7-11 year olds at primary school
Bright and colourful mapping that appeals to pupils and gets them motivated to learn
Introduces key geographical themes and curriculum topics such as landscapes, water, settlements, connections, and environments
Includes up-to-date data sets, map literacy and numeracy, and flags of the world at a usable size
Accessible visual layout based on evidence for children's thinking with maps
Supports Key Stage 2 geography curriculum requirements
Hardback and Paperback versions available
Accompanying Activity Book and e-Atlas CD-ROM to support teachers and pupils
Pages
88
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0198480172
ISBN-13
9780198480174
Format
Paperback
Author
Patrick Wiegland
Media
Book
Edition
2nd
Imprint
Oxford University Press
Place of Publication
Oxford
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Edited by
Patrick Wiegand
DEWEY
912
Illustrations
Full colour
Publication Date
2011-03-03
Language
English
Audience
Primary & Secondary/Elementary & High School
Series
Atlases
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