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These defenition are fourth grade level and were taken from a vocabulary quiz I give my students at the beginning of every year.

map title

words on a map that tell the subject of the map

map Key

a part of the map that explains what the symbols on a map stand for, also known as a legend

inset map

a smaller map within/ inside of a larger one

grid system

an arrangement of lines that divide something, such as a map, into squares


a small map or picture of a globe on the main map that shows where it is found in a state, continent, or in the world

map scale

a part of a map that compares a distance on the map to a distance in the world

compass rose

a circular direction marker found on the map

cardinal directions

one of the main directions: north, south, east, west

intermediate directions

one of the directions in between the main ones: northwest, northeast, southwest, southeast

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