Maps / Graphs / Charts
TUNE IN's extensive product line in this area is designed to help students learn how quickly and accurately to read and interpret information from a variety of kinds of maps, to develop vocabulary and skills necessary to comprehend simple and complex statistical graphs and charts, and to get full value from an atlas as a reference tool. Several of our audio CD packages, and all of our practice test sets, contain material previously used in the UIL Maps, Graphs & Charts Contest.
Be sure to look at the end of this section for great values on our bonus packs of Maps, Graphs & Charts materials!
This series of instructional and practice audio CDs and map worksheets is a great way to introduce students to various aspects of map reading. We use recorded and written exercises to take students from the beginnings of map directions and symbols through the complexities of topographic and statistical maps.
This package provides more practice and additional discussion of the skills learned in 65700. It also introduces elevation maps and comparisons of different kinds of maps of the same area. (4-6)
Provides additional instruction and practice for skills covered in 65710, and expands coverage of comparing different kinds of maps of the same area. This package also introduces concepts of projection maps of global areas. (6-8)
Another favorite from the TUNE IN CD library, this series helps students build a vocabulary of graph terminology and provides a sound basis for developing a thorough understanding of graphs. Using recorded instruction and worksheet practice, we begin with graph basics, then lead students through progressively more complex graph comprehension skills.
Provides more practice for skills covered in 66700, and examines graphs' ability to show the same information in different ways. This package also introduces simple combination graphs, and a brief exercise on tables. (4-6)
A follow-up to 66700 and 66701, this CD goes into greater detail about some of the more complex aspects of graphs. Lessons include trends, combination graphs, X-Y-Z graphs, band and high/low/close graphs, cumulative graphs, and more terms. (6-8)
This series of instructional and practice audio CD and worksheets is a great way to turn your students into expert atlas users and geography researchers. It begins with the basics of using a reference and reading a map, then progresses with students through interpreting statistical information and comparing different images of the same geographic area. Lessons and exercises generally are applicable to any student atlas, but specific examples and page references are drawn from the Nystrom Desk Atlas. Students using other atlases may not be able to complete all exercises. Atlases are not included in TUNE IN atlas packages.
This CD and its worksheets provide additional instruction and practice in the skills introduced in 67700, then introduces basic skills for reading information shown in graphs, including graphs that use picture symbols. (4-6)
This practice package provides additional exercises to reinforce the skills acquired from 67710 for locating and interpreting atlas information. (6-8)
UIL Maps, Graphs & Charts Contest Tips and Practice
For coaches and contestants preparing for UIL competition, TUNE IN has just the help you need. We developed this series of audio CDs using examples and worksheets that actually have been used in the Maps, Graphs & Charts Contest. CDs include UIL contest tips and recorded exercises, accompanied by additional written practice materials. You may duplicate the printed materials as often as necessary, but only for your individual classroom. You'll find lessons on reading the map and graph worksheets and atlas information, plus tips for quickly finding the right answers to contest questions. Elementary packages use materials from 5th & 6th grade contests. Intermediate packages use materials from 7th & 8th grade contests. When your students have worked through the CD exercises and practice materials, use our practice test sets to make sure they're ready for competition.
Discusses basic map skills, including determining direction, measuring distances, finding grid locations, interpreting symbols, and reading legends. (4-6)
Applies basic map reading skills to more complex maps. Also takes a look at topographical maps and at route planning. (6-8)
Covers line graphs, vertical bar graphs, and pie or circle graphs. Includes "shortcut" tips for getting just the information you need in the quickest way. (4-6)
Exercises cover locating various kinds of information and reading maps and graphs. (4-6)
Exercises involve more complex map questions and stress selecting data from multiple sources to answer questions. . (6-8)
TUNE IN bonus packs offer both savings and convenience for customers who want map and graph study materials for specific uses or specific grade levels. You choose the packages that best suit your needs and budget! Most bonus packs include free 3-ring vinyl binders, so you can easily keep track of your masters.
Get all six Map, Graph & Atlas packages developed with materials actually used in UIL contests (64750, 64751, 64760, 64761, 64770, and 64771, and binder). Save over $28.00!
Includes six Map, Graph & Atlas packages designed for elementary level (65700, 65701, 66700, 66701, 67700, and 67701, and binder). You save over $28.00!
Includes six Map, Graph & Atlas packages designed for junior high level (65710, 65711, 66710, 66711, 67710, and 67711, and binder). You save over $28.00!
Your best buy! Get four Map packages (65700, 65701, 65710, and 65711), four Graph packages (66700, 66701, 66710, and 66711), and four Atlas packages (67700, 67701, 67710, and 67711) - the materials in our Level I and Level II Bonus Packs. This super pack includes two vinyl binders -- and gives you BIG savings of over $62.00!
Get three elementary level Map, Graph and Atlas packages from the Contest Tip series (64750, 64760, and 64770) with all three sets of Elementary MG&C Practice Tests. You save nearly $14.00!
Get three intermediate level Map, Graph and Atlas packages from the Contest Tip series (64751, 64761, and 64771) with all three sets of Junior High MG&C Practice Tests. You save nearly $14.00!