Winning Isn’t Everything: Putting the “Sports” in Sportsmanship

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn about sportsmanship, participation and cooperation, rules and consequences, and traits of character while exploring how America’s favorite pastimes have impacted human and physical features of the land.
Author: 
Kelli Jones
Grade Range: 
3
Duration: 
4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
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
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future