“Leiningenvs the Ants” Plantation Map Assignment
As you read, you were asked to collect/highlight specific details about the setting from the story. These details included major features of the plantation such as the river the two moats and the ranch houses. Distances between these features and their location relative to North and each other was also described.
Directions • Using the details you collected, draw a map of Leiningen’s plantation. You must include the following: 1. A title for the map 2. A scale 3. A compass rose 4. All major features of the plantation 5. Color 6. A legend or key for any symbols you use
Evaluation • Your map will be evaluated using the following criteria: • 1. Completeness (Are all major features present? Have you included all required map elements?) 2. Accuracy (Are features in a reasonable location based on description in the text, and are they the correct distance from each other?) • 3. Neatness (Have you created something that is interesting/pleasing to look at? Is everything in ink and colored?)