The Sonoran Desert

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
Legacy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will study the geographic location of the Sonoran Desert and characteristics of the desert environment including plants, and animals. The students will create a folded organizer to share their knowledge of the Sonoran Desert with others. This lesson includes strategies for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Melissa Haile
Grade Range: 
K
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
3: Physical Systems
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
8: The characteristics and distribution of ecosystems on Earth's surface