Mapping the News

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Students explore cartography.  In this map skills and map making instructional activity, Students work in groups to create wall size world maps including legends, compass roses, latitude and longitude, and physical features.  Students collect current event stories from newspapers and attach them to the corresponding geographical location on the map.

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Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
English Language Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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