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there is a drawing of a book Maps: Getting from Here to There
by Harvey Weiss

A Well-Worn Path

A. In the space below, write out the steps you take on an average day to get from the front door of the house or building you live in to the door of your school. If part of your trip involves a bus, train, subway, carpool, or other motor transportation, describe streets and other landmarks that you use and pass on this drive. Write your steps in complete sentences, and number each step consecutively.

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B. Suppose you wanted to send a stranger to your school from your home, and you gave that person the directions written above. What are the advantages of these? What might be some disadvantages? Write your answers below. write on line write on line write on line Return to Previous Page

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