Rivers that Flow from the Continental Divide: The Journey of Two Rivers

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lession, students will trace a river from its source to its end (which is usually a mouth of the river) while learning that the Rocky Mountains serve as a continental divide.
Author: 
Andree Charlson
Grade Range: 
4-5
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
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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
7: The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
15: How physical systems affect human systems