Sunday, November 22, 2009

Fictional maps

This Friday, in map explorations, maps crossed paths with literature, when we looked at fictional stories that included maps. I showed the children several fictional maps from books including: Winnie-the-Pooh, Wind in the Willows, and Great Northern?
Next we looked at some stories that don't have maps but could. I read a short book,

Wee Gee.

Then we made a map to go along with the story. I drew as the children told me what to draw.
The final task was for the children to think of a story and try to draw a map that could go with it. This task was met with varying success but everyone had fun.

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