This is a ten page (3 pages after copied front to back) journal where students will answer higher level questions according to Bloom's Taxonomy. Students will compare maps and globes, create a symbol, learn vocabulary such as map key, describe problems of reading a map, and create their own map. Directions on how to copy are included. This is a great way to incorporate writing into social studies and will go along great with your map unit!
Tasks included in this journal:
Page 1- In your own words describe a map.
Page 2- In your own words describe a globe.
Page 3- How would you use a map?
Page 4- How would you use a globe?
Page 5- Draw your own symbol.
Page 6- Interpret a map of a classroom.
Page 7- Show the four cardinal directions.
Page 8- What are some of the problems of reading a map?
Page 9- Would it be better if a map had real pictures rather than symbols?
Page 10- Create a map.