Turkish Delights: Hodja Tales

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn about the Turkish culture as they read some of the tales of the Turkish folklore philosopher and jokester, Nasreddin Hodja.
Author: 
Cheryl Wiens
Grade Range: 
3
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments
4: The physical and human characteristics of places