Arizona: Way Out West and Witty

GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will read the book Arizona: Way Out West and Witty, select a community and create an Arizona Atlas highlighting human and physical features of that community.
Author: 
Gale Olp Ekiss
Grade Range: 
4
Duration: 
10 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
7: The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
8: The characteristics and distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems