A map that shows boundries between continents, countries, states, and cities. It can also show bodies of water like rivers, lakes, oceans, etc.
A map that shows how flat or rugged the land is. Mountains, rivers, lakes, oceans, and other physical features also show up on this type of map.
A "special purpose" map. Shows things that don't appear on Political and Physical Maps. It can show population, climate, people per car, growing season, etc. If you cannot tell what is being shown when you cover up the key or the title, then you know it is this kind of map.
More zoomed in. More detailed. The smaller the area, the more detailed.
Less zoomed in. Less detailed. The larger the area, the less detailed.
Ratio, Graph, Words
The three ways to show scale on a map.
Ruler, Finger, Pencil, Paper
The four ways to measure an inch.