Finish reading story and discussing preread questions. Tomorrow we will finish the in-text questions.


Learning Target: “I can identify and use various types of thematic maps.”

Student talk: What is a physical feature?

Read section 2.3 (maps and graphics included):

  • Identify vocabulary: elevation
    • Define it as described in the reading, provide an illustration, list characteristics of the words, including words related and NOT related (opposites) to the vocabulary word.
    • Reflect: What does this word have to do with understanding thematic maps?
  • What is a landform? Please provide 4 examples from the graphic at the bottom of pages 28-29.
  • What is a body of water? Please provide 4 examples from the map on p. 29
  • Using the map, provide the elevations of the Thar Desert, Deccan Plateau and the Eastern Ghats.

Reflection: “I am meeting the learning target because I did _______________________.”


Continued reading assignment graphic organizer (yesterday’s assignment)

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