Urban, Suburban, and Rural: Monsoon Effects

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will look at the characteristics of urban, suburban, and rural areas and use this information to examine a weather-related problem: Arizona’s monsoon season. How does this season affect our different landscapes? What are solutions to some of the weather-related problems that occur during the monsoon season? This lesson included adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Lizeth Herrera
Grade Range: 
2-3 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
5: That people create regions to interpret Earth's complexity
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past
18: How to apply geography to interpret the present and plan for the future