Map Maker Project

Students will create an island or part of a continent that conforms to the following guidelines:

 

Subject K-1 2-3 4-5
Reading/Writing In drawing their island, students will include 5 different colors and 5 different shapes to represent different parts of their island.

The numbers must be included as counting objects. For example:  1 house, 5 cats, 3 mice, etc.

They also need to name their island.
In drawing their island, the students will write 1-2 paragraphs describing the habitat of the animal that the island is drawn like, including what they eat and any predators that they may have.

They need to name their island.

 
Students will create an island or portion of a continent that survived a natural disaster (to be determined either by the student or assigned by teacher).

Student will write a essay talking about the characteristics of the land and how they survived the natural disaster and what was done to rebuild the land.

Essay needs to include information about country and city infrastructure, government, residential, business and industrial aspects.
Math The island will include:
5 different colors
5 different shapes
the numbers 1-5
The island will include:

A habitat dedicated to the animal that the island is drawn like

There needs to be habitats for animals that live in the following types of env
The land will include multiple cities and landmarks with measured distances that include a scale comparing it to real life.
Science Students will create an island that is in the shape of the first letter of their first name or last name. Students will create an island that is in the shape of an animal (either real or fictional). Students will analyze and describe how the natural disaster effected their land and what was done to rebuild.
Social Studies There needs to include at least 1 of the following important parts of a civilization:
house, food source, water, a person and an animal.
Students will show a residential zone and businesses within their island.  They will include at least 1 industry. Student will include and label all aspects of civilization: government, residential, commercial and industrial. They will label all industries that are produced within the land.
The Arts Students will draw their island. Students will draw their island. Students will draw their island or land. They will include at least 1 poster board or handout to give to the audience about their land.

 

               

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