Solving the Puzzle--The Middle Ages: A Time of Movement - People, Goods, and Ideas

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn to create maps for teaching and learning geographical aspects of history. They will also gain awareness of how the geographic theme of movement helps explains changes over time to people and places in the world. Students will conduct simple research on an aspect of history involving movement.
Author: 
Diane Godfrey
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
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
5: That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past