Africa Grid Map

Use your grid mapping skills to create a political map of Africa. Check out the grid map rubric to ensure a quality product. Remember, there are six categories to score well in, so if you struggle with location accuracy do a good job on the other five elements and score well. Basic steps to remember:

Do everything in light pencil first.

  • Label the lines of latitude and longitude.
  • Draw your outline of the continent first – one square at a time.
  • Draw the borders of the countries using the same method.
  • Label the countries and bordering bodies of water (block lettering)
  • Add an easy to see, creative title.
  • Add a compass rose.
  • Outline in black fine point.
  • Color the countries with colored pencil
  • Color the water with pastels

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