teaching resource

Interpreting the World Map and Map Features – Slide Deck

Teach Starter Publishing
PowerPoint, PDF | 18 pages | Grades: 5 - 6

An 18-slide PowerPoint presentation to use when teaching students about the main features of the world map.

This teaching resource is a geography PowerPoint presentation for teaching students the main features of the world map.

Map features include:

  • Lines of latitude
  • Equator
  • Hemispheres
  • Tropics
  • Arctic Circle
  • Antarctic Circle
  • Lines of longitude
  • Prime Meridian
  • International Date Line
  • Continental Regions
  • Oceans
  • Countries
  • States
  • Towns and Cities

Use this resource in conjunction with Interpreting the World Map Booklet – Worksheet.

Notes: Map features and terminology can differ depending on the location or point of view. Ensure you read over the included features to see where you may need to further explain variables to your class.


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