Kid Maps: Reading and Creating Maps with Human Characteristics

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn that both natural and human characteristics exist. Some of these characteristics can be included on a map. By examining maps made by a child of their own age living in England, children can see ways in which these human characteristics are similar to and different from the human characteristics of their own homes.
Author: 
Kathy Knowler
Grade Range: 
1-3
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places