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Classroom Literature Mapping Activities

Story Map
Follow the storyline and plot by placing the virtual map pins on the map to show locations in the story.
Sample: Alex Rider 1 - Stormbreaker (Google Map)

Effect Story Map
Identify places that have an impact on a story, even if the characters donít go there.
Sample: The Odyssey (Gutenkarte)

Comparison Map
Chart the studentís actual location in relation to the storyís location.
Sample: Secret Garden to Florida (Google Map)

Reading Map
Create a chart of the setting or location of stories read by an individual or by a class.

Area Reading Map
Develop a collection or genre of books, then identify their associated locations and place them on a map.
Sample: Florida Teen Book Map Project for Adolescent Literature  http://www.flreads.org/adolescent_lit/FL_book_map/book_map.htm | Google Version

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