Petroglyphs: Snapchat of Ancient Times

GeoLiteracy
GeoSTEM
ELL
Lesson Plan Content
Description: 
The development of means of communication has impacted man’s ability to relate to others as an individual, as a group, or as a nation. Means of communication have changed from man’s early days to the present but the purposes have not.In this lesson students will learn about one form of communication—petroglyphs. Why and how were they used, and how many other cultures also used this means of communication? This lesson contains strategies for diverse learners (ELLs).
Author: 
Cherri Redd
Grade Range: 
High School
Duration: 
1-2 class periods
Lesson Materials
Teacher Instructions: 
Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners: 
Standards
Arizona Geography Concepts: 
4: Human Systems
National Geography Standards: 
4: The physical and human characteristics of places
10: The characteristics, distribution and complexity of Earth's cultural mosaics
14: How human actions modify the physical environment