Cinderella Around the World & The Five Themes of Geography

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will explore the places and regions around the world through multicultural Cinderella Stories. While reading the stories, students will not only review literary elements of traditional literature, they will identify the five themes of geography. They will then complete additional research to present their Cinderella stories through a visual representation of the story and its country of origin.This lesson includes strategies for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Karen Guerrero
Grade Range: 
6
Duration: 
3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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: 
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments
4: The physical and human characteristics of places