Social Studies - 2018-19

VS.2a - Bordering States

The student will demonstrate an understanding of the relationship between physical geography and the lives of the native peoples, past and present, of Virginia by

a) locating Virginia and its bordering states on maps of the United States.


Adopted: 2015

BIG IDEAS

  • Relative location helps me find places on a map by referring to other places that are near.

UNDERSTANDING THE STANDARD

Locations of places can be described in relative terms.

ESSENTIALS

Relative location may be described by using terms that show connections between two places, such as next to, near, and bordering.

Bordering bodies of water

  • Atlantic Ocean
  • Chesapeake Bay

Bordering states

  • Maryland
  • West Virginia
  • Kentucky
  • Tennessee
  • North Carolina

KEY VOCABULARY

Updated: May 18, 2018