Grand Canyon: Exploring a Natural Wonder

GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will explore the Grand Canyon through the visual diary of the author. They will learn about the habitat of the animals and plants that live there. Then they will make a visual and written diary of a trip they take around their school.
Author: 
Marjorie Wieweck
Grade Range: 
4
Duration: 
2-4 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
4: The physical and human characteristics of places