Have students work individually or in pairs to spot the ten errors
on the map of the
world. Correct the errors as a class using available wall maps,
globes or atlases. Repeat
this activity on successive days until students can make corrections
without using maps or
Using available maps, have students work in pairs to add the
following labels to their
corrected maps: equator, prime meridian, United States, Ghana,
Uganda, Rwanda, South
Africa, Botswana, Senegal, and your state.
Have students make their own "mis-maps" by altering and
then copying the
"What in the World" worksheet.