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from Chapter 6 Literature Circles in Middle School: One Teacher's Journey
Bonnie Campbell Hill, Katherine L. Schlick Noe and Janine A. King

©2003 Christopher-Gordon Publishers, Inc.
used by permission

A map makes a good extension project when a character's journey (physical, psychological, emotional, or spiritual) is a central component of a book. As students design their maps, they can illustrate significant events, settings, and/or themes in the character's journey.

The example shown below is based on Jason's Gold by Will Hobbs. Teacher: Janine King, 6th-8th grades, Brighton School, Lynnwood, Washington.

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