A Glimpse of Growth: Oral Histories of Phoenix

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will examine different social, cultural, technological, and economic factors that have contributed to the urbanization of metropolitan Phoenix. After reading oral histories of long-time Phoenix residents, students will complete a comparison chart and write a summary about one A Glimpse of Growth: Stories of Phoenix factor of change. This lesson has adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Patricia Sepp
Grade Range: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past