A River, Dead or Alive: Native Americans and European Colonists' Treatment of a River

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn the different philosophies of the Native Americans and European Colonists on the usage of natural resources by studying the Nashua River.
Author: 
Jane Chambers
Grade Range: 
4-5
Duration: 
2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Supplemental Files: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
5: Environment and Society
National Geography Standards: 
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
14: How human actions modify the physical environment