Students compare bar graphs with data about Central America, and answer questions about North American Indian Culture Areas! Includes a teaching guide, two reproducible activities, a full-color transparency page (print onto a clear transparency sheet), and an answer key!
The teaching guide is divided into four parts:
• Getting Started: Links the map skill with the real world and students' prior knowledge, and creates motivation for students to learn the skill.
• Teaching With the Transparency: Offers strategies for using the map transparency with the overhead projector in a whole-class setting. This section includes ideas for modeling the map skills as well as large-group instruction activities for helping students understand how to read the map and understand information presented in map form.
• Questions to Explore: Suggests critical thinking questions that help further students' understanding of the concepts presented in the map.
• To Do: Provides links to the student reproducibles. Both reproducibles are marked with a pencil icon. Students can complete the reproducibles independent of the transparency, either in the classroom or as a homework assignment.