Launch into Maps! By: Megan Tolpa Geo 485 27 April 2004 Age/Time Grade: 4-6 Duration: 1 ~50 minute class session Overall Purpose To introduce students to maps and show that not all maps are the same but that they do exhibit similar characteristics.
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By: Megan Tolpa
27 April 2004
Benchmark 3(le): Locate and describe the major places, cultures, and communities and compare their characteristics
- “Why do you think there are so many different kinds of maps”
- “ What would happen if all the different items we talked about were displayed on the same map?”
students to describe what they see.
-Was the student contributing to the discussion?
-Did the student respect and listen to the thoughts of others?
-Did the student compare/contrast the two maps?
-Does it look like the student understands the differences between the two maps?
-Did the student do the assignment?
-Did he/she have a list of maps they saw?