Social Studies Syllabus
Week of 8/11
Maps: What is a map?
What is the purpose of a particular map?
Reading: What are the elements of maps? (DOGSTAILS)
Terms: cartography, scale, orientation
(Colorado Social Studies Standard 2.1.e: Distinguish different types of maps and use them in analyzing an issue)
Socratic seminar: Is this a map?
Worksheet on maps around the room.
Short constructed essay: What is the purpose of a map? using planner:
Students have three ways to digitally access work for this class: