Boundaries “R” Us (Are U.S.): Looking at the Boundaries of States and Locations of State Capitals

GeoLiteracy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson, students will learn that human and physical features account for locations of state boundaries as well as the location of state capitals. Students will also practice locating the states of the United States.</p>
Author: 
Ekiss and Ostapuk
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
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