This is a smart notebook story in color. It is a spinoff of "Me on the Map" a story fround in the first grade basal readers Harcourt Trophies and Reading Wonders.
Children start off in the Universe, moving on down to their own classroom. On the final page is an interactive classroom map where they can move furniture around and choose a child avitar to build their own classroom.
The text reads as follows:
Here we are; we're in the Universe
Here we are; we're in the Milky Way
Here we are; we're in the Solar System
Here we are; we're on planet Earth.
Here we are; we're in North America.
Here we are; we're in the USA.
Here we are; we're in the state of Florida. (You may edit this slide)
Here we are; we're in Polk County. (Once again edit)
Here we are; we're in Lakeland. (Find your own city on Google maps)
Here we are; we're in Philip O'Brien Elementary.
(Using google maps, you can type in your school's address and zoom down close to get a real snapshot of your school from above. The kids enjoy identifying the various buildings on campus.)
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