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Graphic Life Map
|Grades||6 – 8|
|Lesson Plan Type||Standard Lesson|
|Estimated Time||Four 50-minute sessions|
Yankton, South Dakota
MATERIALS AND TECHNOLOGY
General classroom materials
Grades 3 – 12 | Student Interactive | Organizing & Summarizing
The Graphic Map assists teachers and students in reading and writing activities by charting the high and low points related to a particular item or group of items, such as events during a day or chapters in a book.
- Gather graph paper, rulers, pencils/pens, and construction paper if you don’t have Internet access. If students will create poster-sized displays of their life maps, you will also need supplies such as tag board, poster paper, construction paper, colored markers, and crayons.
- Prepare enough copies of the Graphic Map Pictures, Graphic Life Map Planning Sheet, and (if desired) Graphic Life Map Rubric handouts for each of your students.
- For additional resources see the Graphing Your Life page.
- Test the Graphic Map interactive on your computers to familiarize yourself with the tool and ensure that you have the Flash plug-in installed. You can download the plug-in from the technical support page.