Comparing Arizona’s Borders

Lesson Plan Content
Arizona has an unique shape. Through reading Arizona history and by measuring, students will learn how Arizona was assigned its borders and compare and contrast the borders of Arizona.
Andrea Barker
Grade Range: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Student Materials: 
National Geography Standards: 
1: How to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technologies to acquire, process, and report information
2: How to use mental maps (a person's internalized picture of a part of Earth's surface) to organize information about people places, and environments
3: How to analyze the spatial organization of people places, and environments on Earth's surface
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
7: The physical processes that shape the patterns of Earth's surface
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past