MAPS ARE OUR FRIENDS: Evaluating, Using, and Creating Maps That Tell the Story

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn to evaluate maps, use various kinds of maps, and create simple maps. In doing so they will improve their ability not only to transmit geographic information but to communicate in many other ways.
Author: 
Barbara S. Williams
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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