Map Unit Vocabulary
We will go over the definitions of the following words in class and the words will be used in lessons throughout the unit and year.  Students will be tested to check for comprehension.  Without sufficient vocabulary, students cannot understand what I am trying to teach them about geography, what other people are saying about maps and our planet, or express their own ideas about this topic clearly.  

longitude
latitude
peninsula
prime meridian
equator
hemisphere
parallel
scale
bay
straight
gulf