Using Grids

Geography, Math, Art

Each student makes a map of a favorite room, including a map, a map key, and a map index. Students use a grid to find and describe the location of specific places. Students also use a map key and an index to interpret symbols and to locate places and objects on a map.

You can use an Assessment Rubric to assess students' mastery of the objectives.

What You Need

What to Do

  1. Draw a map of your favorite room.
  2. Make a symbol for each thing.
  3. Draw a grid over your map.
  4. Give your map a title.
  5. Make a key and an index for your map.

Write Questions to Go With Your Map!

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