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Mapping the News

Students explore cartography.  In this map skills and map making lesson, 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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Resource Details

Grade
4th - 6th
Subjects
Visual & Performing Arts
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Usage Permissions
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