This tasks may be adapted to address several skills:
- Personal safety information (e.g., full name, phone number, parents’ names and phones, address, etc.)
- Geography (e.g., address, town/city, country, etc.)
- Mapping (directions, cardinal directions, etc.)
This task can be adapted for younger students (K/grade 1) as well as for older students (Grade 3/4/5). Depending on the background knowledge the student is required to fill in information in each circle.
- me: draw a picture of yourself and on the back describe yourself.
- home: draw your home, write down your favourite place to be at home.
- street: draw a map of your street including a compass indicating north.
- town: find out when your town first became a town and what its main industry was.
- our country: find out what is the population of your country and national animal. Draw a flag of our continent – name our continent, write 3 countries that you can find on our continent.
- our planet: draw our planet and write the name of 3 oceans and 5 countries you’d like to visit.
- Cut each circle appropriate size and label
- Ensure that your student knows background information (e.g., their address, their phone number, the country they live in)
- Base the difficulty requirements on student’s abilities
- Student should be able to glue
This activity is from Me on the Map: The Original Map Circle Project and Much, Much More!
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