Big Map of Crow Boy’s Land: Human and Physical Characteristics of Japan

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, the students will use the knowledge that they gained from reading the novel, Crow Boy to create a large map of Japan labeling some of its physical and human characteristics. This lesson is a model of how to handle any type of book set in another country so even if your students do not read Crow Boy or study about Japan, this lesson can be used. This lesson contains strategies for diverse learners.
Author: 
Maria Green
Grade Range: 
2
Duration: 
2 class periods
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