A Country’s Shape Is More than Its Borders: Population Pyramids

GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn how to read and interpret population pyramids and then write a paragraph explaining the implications.
Author: 
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
6-High School
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
1: The World in Spatial Terms
2: Places and Regions
4: Human Systems
6: Geographic Applications
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future