Reflection: Real World Applications A Look at Local Color: Reading Check & Regional Mapping - Section 3: Mapping Local Color: Understanding American Regionalism (Part 1)


Reflections on mapping 1: some thoughts on real world applications, reading a map, cultural literacy, understanding  visual representations of information, charts and diagrams on standardized tests. 

  Real World Applications: Where Are We Going? A Reflection on Mapping
Loading resource...

A Look at Local Color: Reading Check & Regional Mapping

Unit 11: Literacy: What's Your (Local) Color? Regionalism in the American Short Story
Lesson 4 of 8

Objective: SWBAT draw on prior knowledge, responding to diverse opinions, in order to create a representation of the Regional characteristics of America.

Big Idea: We can use a GPS to look up where a place is, but students have preconceived notions of what the character of the place might be.

  Print Lesson
3 teachers like this lesson
English / Language Arts, Map Skills, Literature, Fictional Literature, mark twain, The Notorious Jumping Frog of Calaveras County, Regionalism, Local Color, reading check, forming student groups
  50 minutes
img 3156
Similar Lessons
Analyzing Poetry about Beliefs: Using FACE to Uncover the Mask (Day 1 of 2)
9th Grade ELA » Poetry Analysis
Big Idea: Will my beliefs about masks affect my judgment? Let's see the outcome!

Environment: Urban
Donna Fletcher
Each Detail Matters: A Long Way Gone
10th Grade ELA » What It Means to be Human
Big Idea: Can we pay homage to an author by examining each word he or she chooses to put onto paper?
Independence, MO
Environment: Suburban
Lindsay Thompson
Making Inferences about the Character of the Characters in "The Scarlet Ibis"
9th Grade ELA » The Search For Identity: "The Scarlet Ibis" Reading and Analysis
Big Idea: Dissections aren't just for science --In ELA students dissect characters and use vocabulary development tools.
Bel Air, MD
Environment: Suburban
Paula Stanton, PhD
Something went wrong. See details for more info
Nothing to upload