4th Grade California Relief Map Project

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Bring life to your next California geography lesson with this great project! Learners design a three-dimensional wall relief map of California, painting and decorating regions using a variety of materials and labeling major geographical landmarks.

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CCSS: Adaptable
Instructional Ideas
  • Send a letter home to parents informing them of this project so they can prepare to better assist their children in this process
  • Have learners explain their process and products through writing to provide a cross-curricular learning experience
Classroom Considerations
  • The requirements reference cutouts and an outline of California that are not provided with this resource; you will need to provide your own set of instructions and outlines
  • Great activity for developing map skills
  • Includes photos of example student projects
  • Engaging project idea
  • Cannot edit resource; however, you can adapt the major requirements and instructions to your own document