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MapsAcross the curriculum Points to consider The universal nature of maps Ask your children to bring in maps and atlases from home The display will show : 1 Where the children or their families have been 2 The tremendous variety in map drawing and depiction of information
Picture Maps Aboriginal Map of territory
Maps and Map making Maps are the oldest mode of communicating • To route find, • explore for food • warmth and shelter Early cave drawings; drawings on animal shoulder bones; parchment, clay – and paper • Now see how many maps you can make of places in and around school
Using maps as inspiration 1 Personal value of known places Using symbols Including Emoticons to reveal spatial understanding and feelings http://www.geography.org.uk/projects/valuingplaces/cpdunits/thinkmaps