Grade level and unit:    

Grade 9 Geography
Human Environmental Interaction
Lesson purpose:

Lesson length:
 This lesson can be taught in 10 class periods.

Historical and Social Sciences Analysis Skills:

Grades 9-12

Chronological and Spatial Thinking

3.Students use a variety of map and documents to interpret human movement, including major patterns of domestic and international migration; changing environmental preferences and settlement patterns; the frictions that develop between population groups; and the diffusion of ideas, technological innovations, and goods

4.students relate current events to the physical and human characteristics of places and regions

Historical Interpretation

5.students analyze human modifications of a landscapes, and examine the resulting environmental policy issues

Management and Assessment Tips:

Extra Materials/Resources:

  • Chart paper
  • Markers
  • Maps of the United States