What a Map!

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students survey a wide range of thematic maps and identify their unique characteristics. Students analyze an assigned map, then each group presents information about their thematic map to the class.
Author: 
Diana Lee Strouth
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Supplemental Files: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information