Look and Learn: Photographic Study of Arizona with the Giant Floor Map

Lesson Plan Content
In this activity, student will learn about various cities and landmarks found in three geographic regions of Arizona: the plateau, the mountain, and the desert regions. Then the students will locate the regions on table-top versions of the giant Arizona Landscape map or locate the regions on the actual giant map.
Sheila O'Connor
Grade Range: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
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
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
5: That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity