We Gotta Get Out of This Place: Escape From Papago Park, Phoenix, Arizona

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson, students will be able to understand one of the roles that Arizona played during World War II by exploring the German escape from the Papago Park Prisoner of War Camp through an examination of maps from which they will draw conclusions.</p>
Author: 
John Halverson
Grade Range: 
8
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions