Marvelous Moroccan Mosaics: Patterns in Zillij

GeoSTEM
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson students will learn about the beauty and craft of Moroccan tile and use zillij patterns and shapes to perform elementary tessellations.</p>
Author: 
Cheryl Wiens
Grade Range: 
8
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions