Drawing a "Life Map"
Students create an autobiography. In this writing lesson, students use a life map as a graphic organizer to develop their autobiography.
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Using Maps to Inspire Personal Narratives
A solid description of one way to teach narrative writing, this resource outlines the writing process from concept to completion. Class members create concept maps of moments in their lives and follow the writing process to publish their...
6th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Mapping Skills - Historical Places
In this mapping skills worksheet, students use an atlas to draw 10 important historical places on a map of North America. Next, students draw 7 important natural resources of North America, on a blank map, using symbols, then create a...
5th - 9th Social Studies & History
To Kill a Mockingbird: Culture and History
To establish the historical and cultural context of To Kill a Mockingbird, class members listen to an audio that describes Lee's life experiences that parallel the novel, including her friendship with Truman Capote. Groups then read...
9th - 12th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Amelia Earhart- Drawing Conclusions
Examine the life of Amelia Earhart with kids. They will read facts and view a timeline about Earhart's life. They will work in groups to read the last radio transmissions and draw conclusions about what happened in her disappearance and...
5th - 6th English Language Arts
Project Organizer: Follow an Explorer
This is both a great idea and a great way to help your class organize a themed project. They use these worksheets to assist them in writing a creative historical narrative about the life and travels of an explorer. They'll compare and...
5th - 7th English Language Arts