Why They Come– Push and Pull Factors in Migration

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students have an opportunity to identify push and pull factors in contemporary migration and compare these factors to historical movements of people into America.
Author: 
Donna Frank
Grade Range: 
7
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations