The Birth of a Rocky Mountain City and Railroad: Georgetown and the Loop Railroad

GeoHistory
GeoLiteracy
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
In this lesson, students will learn how humans use, adapt to and modify natural elements that define regions in the United States. This lesson also includes adaptations for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Andree Charlson
Grade Range: 
5
Duration: 
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Supplemental Files: 
Standards
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
14: How human actions modify the physical environment
15: How physical systems affect human systems
16: The changes that occur in the meaning, use, distribution, and importance of resources
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past