Mormon Pioneers in Arizona

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will gain a better understanding of places and regions, as well as human systems, by studying the geographic, cultural, and economic characteristics of Mormon settlements in Arizona.
Author: 
Dawn Schmidt
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement