Living in the Desert: Hohokam Adaptation to Their Environment

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will learn ways in which the Hohokam used desert products and modified the desert environment.
Author: 
Carol Carney Warren
Grade Range: 
4
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
5: Environment and Society
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past