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

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will learn how to read and interpret population pyramids and then write a paragraph explaining the implications of these demographics. This lesson included adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Dennis Rees
Grade Range: 
6-High School
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
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