The Impact of the European Union

Lesson Plan Content
n this lesson, students will map the countries belonging to the European Union and learn about the EU’s political make up, its use of the euro, and its impact on its member countries and the world. This lesson contains adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Barbara Stout and Gale Ekiss
Grade Range: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
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
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future