This unit is designed to go along with the books: "Me On The Map" and "Me and My Place In Space." Like these stories this writing project starts with the student in mind with the Me page, it then moves outward to: my home, my street/neighborhood, my school, my town/city, my county, my state, my country, my continent, my planet and lastly my solar system. By the end of the unit your students will have a wonderful idea of not only map skills but of where they are in the world. I use this as a two week unit, having the students complete one page a day. There is also a rubric included at the end of the unit. My students love figuring out where they are in the world and writing about it each day. This unit also goes along with my vocabulary/grammar resource: My Place in Space Word of the Day.
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