Friday, May 16, 2014

Mapping the Setting -- Key Symbols


I'm always looking for ways to combine social studies skills into literacy.  I developed this printable to go with my writing legends unit.

Students wrote their own legends and made a map of the setting.  You can decide if you want them to create the map on the graph paper, or if you want them to create a map on another sheet of paper and use the key for a guide.

I found that as my students created their maps they added details to their stories.  The maps became a bulletin board with their illustrations.

Click here to get a free printable version of the map and key.

Writing Legends: A Hero's Quest is available in my Teachers Notebook store.

Writing Legends is also available in my Teachers Pay Teachers store.

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4 comments:

  1. Thanks for sharing your handy map key at Manic Monday, Mary!

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  2. Thank you for linking up this week at my TBA's Freebie Friday and Classroom Freebie's Manic Monday! This is just terrific!
    ~Fern
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