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Is There a Map in That Story?

In this lesson, students will read a written description of a place and create an accurate map of the story’s setting. They will then create their own stories using descriptive elements that could be mapped by the readers.

Learning Resource Details

Resource Type: 
Lesson Plan
P-12 Grade Levels: 
6th - 8th Grades
P-12 Topic Areas: 
Language Arts
Social Studies


AZ Academic6th GradeSocial StudiesS4C1PO1
AZ Academic6th GradeSocial StudiesS4C1PO3
AZ Academic7th GradeSocial StudiesS4C1PO1
AZ Academic7th GradeSocial StudiesS4C1PO3
AZ Academic8th GradeSocial StudiesS4C1PO1
AZ Academic8th GradeSocial StudiesS4C1PO3
Common Core: StateLit/Hist/SS/Sc/Tech6-8RH10
Common Core: StateLit/Hist/SS/Sc/Tech6-8RH7
Common Core: StateLit/Hist/SS/Sc/Tech6-8WHST4
National GeographyThe World in Spatial Terms2
National GeographyThe World in Spatial Terms3
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