Madonnas of the Trail— A Celebration of Westward Movement

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
Legacy
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
<p>In this lesson, students will learn the location and significance of the Madonna of the Trail statues. They will practice mapping skills and use technology to research and create a visual presentation.</p>
Author: 
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
3-5 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past