La Frontera--Barrier or Gateway? An Introductory Unit to the US-Mexico Borderland

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson students will use maps, visuals, and written text to raise their awareness of the U.S.-Mexico borderland.
Author: 
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
3-5 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
11: The patterns and networks of economic interdependence
13: How the forces of cooperation and conflict among people influence the division and control of Earth's surface
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future