Title Yo Ho, Yo Ho, A Pirate's Map for Me: An Original Story
Lesson Description  Elementary students need to build a foundation for understanding the 5 Themes of Geography. To help them build that foundation, teachers must find fiction and non-fiction literature in order to bring the themes to the students’ levels of understanding. Reading engaging books about pirates, treasures, and mapmaking is an easy way to hook kids into geography.
Author Sandy Martinez
Grade Level K-3
Duration 2-4 class periods

Arizona Geography Concepts Arizona Reading Strands Arizona Writing Strands  National Geography Standards National Language Arts Standards
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