Where Are They Safe? Understanding Presidential Succession

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn about two large and very different concepts. First they will learn and apply the chain of leadership for Presidential Succession. While using this very important list, they will also be learning and investigating different regions across the U.S. By learning about these different regions and their geographic features, students will be able to understand why certain members of our government are never in the same location at once.
Author: 
Heather L. Moll
Grade Range: 
8
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
5: That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future