What Are All the Lights? U.S. Population

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson, students will use geographic tools to analyze information about the settlement populations of the United States. Students will also use cause and effect to interpret the map&#39;s meaning and write an essay communicating what they observed.</p>
Author: 
Sheila Nice
Grade Range: 
6-8
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future