My Own State

GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will cooperatively create a map of a new country consisting of 5 states with common boundaries. The map will feature political boundaries, a compass rose, labels, and a mileage scale.
Author: 
Penney Klaproth
Grade Range: 
4-5
Duration: 
1-3 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