Synopsis

Lesson Snapshot

1. Engage:  Students will listen to the book Mapping Penny’s World by Loreen Leedy and discuss road trips they have taken.

2. Explore:  Students will develop a travel plan flyer to reinforce map scale reading/measuring skills.

3. Explain:  Students will present their travel flyers to the class and explain how they measured the distance between their cities.

4. Extend/Expand: Students will make graphical representations that illustrate the total number of miles the class traveled and compare their distance planned to others and to the total.

5. Evaluate: Students will be evaluated during partner work and by a guideline for their flyers.