How do maps show perspectives and bias?  In this 2-3 day investigation, students are re-introduced to the bookmark tool for analyzing sources and are introduced to the components of a critique argument. Students analyze four world maps by considering their authors, the intended audiences, and the circumstances under which they were created. Students plan or plan and compose a critique to the U.S. Department of Education regarding the use of the Mercator Projection map in schools.

 



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