Introduce a series of maps to the students and have them compare and contrast the information that they glean from the map. Some examples can be found in the Museum’s Collection’s Portal. Different types of maps may include the subway map, traffic maps, geographical maps, and historical (hand drawn) maps. Ask them: How do they start to read a map? What do they look at first? Lead a brief share-out of their approaches, then transition to sharing the approach for the day: the Map Analysis Protocol.
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