Unit 2: Geography: Investigation Question: What stories do maps tell? Learning Targets: A.8.2 Construct mental maps of selected locales, regions, states, and countries and draw maps from memory, representing relative location, direction, size, and shape. A.8.3 Use an atlas to estimate distance, calculate scale, identify dominant patterns of climate and land use, and computer
Lessons:1. Wisconsin Review: -We will learn about/review facts and geography of our State. -We will be able to locate cities and geographical features throughout the state. WI Facts: You will have to find facts about the state of Wisconsin that are on your facts sheet. You can use the links below
Maps/Geography: What stories do maps tell? USA Trip google slides presentation: -you are to put together a google slides presentation based on a location that you have visited. -talk about the things you saw/did while on your way to this location and what you did at this location. -include maps and directions. Each slide should have a brief explanation along with pictures -add to the google slides through the google classroom account.
World Geography Drawing a World Map from your Memory!Within your table group, you will draw as accurate of a world map as you can WITHOUT using any resources besides your memory and one another. Winning team will selected by votes from their classmates. You'll have 30 minutes to draw it. Then I will give you 5 minutes to look at your classmates before giving you a final 5 minutes to make any necessary changes to yours before turning it in.
Physical Features of the WorldUsing the maps and country lists you've been provided, you will work to fill out the assignment titled "Physical Features of the World." You will keep these in your social studies binder for the year as a reference.
Mapping a Place You've Never Been For this final project you will use what you have learned about mapping to create a presentation on a place you have never been. Begin by selecting a country Complete the graphic organizer linked on the right Create your final presentation using the website padlet. Use the project checklist and the rubric linked on the right to make sure you are doing things correctly. Necessary websites are also linked on the right. When you are finished, email a link to your padlet to me, so I can publish it to our classroom website! Culture Grams Website Login: 1143796 Password: 53073