Mormon Pioneers in Arizona

Lesson Plan Content
In this lesson, students will gain a better understanding of places and regions, as well as human systems, by studying the geographic, cultural, and economic characteristics of Mormon settlements in Arizona.
Dawn Schmidt
Grade Range: 
High School
1 class period
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
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
6: How culture and experience influence people's perceptions of places and regions
9: The characteristics, distribution and migration of human populations
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics
12: The processes, patterns, and functions of human settlement
17: How to apply geography to interpret the past