How many landmarks and geographic features can your class recognize on a map? Groups demonstrate what they have learned about maps and map making by creating a map of a real or imaged country, complete with map elements and a map key.
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- Begin by projecting an image of the area around your school and have class members identify landmarks they recognize
- The activity presumes that class members are familiar with mapping concepts such as cardinal directions and map keys
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