Looking to entice a love of geography or social studies in your classroom? Begin with this introduction to map skills and types of maps with this Map Madness pack.
This 30-page map skills unit includes:
*notebook images for lessons on map elements & types of maps
*Map Skills open-note quiz / exit ticket
*Imaginary Island project (map grid paper & grading rubric)
*Imaginary Island sample map
*Map Madness (six project-based assessments)
Map Madness assessments are designed to allow you to scaffold student success through a step-by-step outline of how to create a quality map. You’ll also find exemplar images of each of the six islands to offer as visual aids to students.
These assessments require students to create maps which include map titles, compass rose with cardinal and intermediate directions, labeled map grid, a legend containing symbols of two resources, 4 physical features, roads, a capital, cities, a scale, a climate key to represent the climate of the island based on location. Works great as a bulletin board display!