The Gift of Water: Modifying Our Environment

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn about adaptation and modification of our desert environment through reading and discussing the book Alejandro's Gift.
Author: 
Barbara Post
Grade Range: 
4-5
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources