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

Lesson Plan Content
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.
Barbara S. Williams
Grade Range: 
High School
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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