Where in the Neighborhood is Ramona Quimby? Measuring Distance on a Map

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson, students will practice measuring distance on a map. It will use familiar characters and settings from a series of popular children&#39;s books as a background for this practice.</p>
Author: 
Judy Phillips
Grade Range: 
3
Duration: 
1 class period (after reading the book)
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
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
4: The physical and human characteristics of places