Early Spanish and Iroquois Housing: Similarities and Differences

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson students will compare several historic homes that exemplify the use of the natural resources of the area for building materials. They will explore the similarities and differences between the types of housing by looking at the building materials, size, functionality, and design.
Joanne Munson
Grade Range: 
4 and 7
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past