It's Happening, Where? Find the Absolute and Relative Location of News Articles

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will use the 4 W's and How to answer questions that glean the pertinent information from the first few paragraphs of a newspaper article, and write a summary that includes this information. Students will also determine the absolute and relative location of the event.
Author: 
Jane Chambers
Grade Range: 
4-7
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future