Today in class, we collectively assembled a map of all the sites Leila mentions in Chapter One of the book. We determined whether or not the places actually exist (most of them do exist!) and where they're located. We then contextualized the specific sites by including an excerpt from the book that mentions the site.
In order to more fully visualize Leila's Chinatown, we mapped all the points on a projection of a map of San Francisco Chinatown.
|Designing this activity, I envisioned a starburst of colored yarn radiating outward from San Francisco's Chinatown like spokes on a wheel. Real life is much droopier.|
Please feel free to use this interactive map as a teaching resource!
Fae Ng's Bone Annotated Map