“READ” an Artifact

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will be given the opportunity to look at a potential artifact and interpret what a future archeologist might think about the past. Students will also identify if the artifact is a primary or secondary source.
Author: 
Danna Lagerquist
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past