Use Dr. Seuss's The Lorax to Explore Environmental Issues

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will analyze the actions of a fictional character on his environment and suggest possible ways that the character could have made a less harmful impact on his environment.
Author: 
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources