A Glimpse of Growth: Stories of Phoenix

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn different social, cultural, technological, and economic factors have changed over the years and contributed to the urbanization of metropolitan Phoenix. After reading oral histories of long-time Phoenix residents, students will complete a compare and contrast chart and write an interpretive response.
Author: 
Patricia Sepp
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past