Curated and Reviewed by
Desert Views: First Impressions
This Desert Views: First Impressions lesson plan also includes:
- Join to access all included materials
Pupils are introduced to primary source material and the ways in which early travelers viewed aspects of the desert environment. The lesson addresses the geography themes of location, region, and human/environment interaction.
22 Views 48 Downloads
- This resource is only available on an unencrypted HTTP website. It should be fine for general use, but don’t use it to share any personally identifiable information
- Folder Types
- Activities & Projects
- Graphics & Images
- Handouts & References
- Lab Resources
- Learning Games
- Lesson Plans
- Primary Sources
- Printables & Templates
- Professional Documents
- PD Courses
- Study Guides
- Performance Tasks
- Graphic Organizers
- Writing Prompts
- Constructed Response Items
- AP Test Preps
- Lesson Planet Articles
- Interactive Whiteboards
- Home Letters
- Unknown Types
- All Resource Types
- Show All
See similar resources:
Living in the DesertLesson Planet
Conduct an investigation on the plants used by the Hohokam tribe. To survive in the harsh desert environment the Hohokam used many natural resources. Learners read, research, map, and graph multiple aspects of Hohokam plant use as a...
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History CCSS: Designed
The Desert is Theirs: Adapting to Our EnvironmentLesson Planet
Students determine how animals and people adapt to the desert environment. In this desert lesson, students review vocabulary about the desert and how humans have to make changes to accommodate their environments. They listen to and...
4th - 5th Science
President Eisenhower 1953 Inaugural AddressLesson Planet
President Dwight D. Eisenhower was a principled man who valued common sense, decency, and national security, and who made these values the cornerstones of his eight years in office. Middle and high schoolers watch as the 33rd president...
21 mins 6th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Differing World Views: Human and AnimalsLesson Planet
Kids challenge their understanding of the world around them and consider the impact man has on the environment and animal life. They examine a Tlingit piece, read two Tlingit stories about man and animals, then participate in a research...
2nd - 6th Visual & Performing Arts
The Ancient Ingenuity of Water HarvestingLesson Planet
Water is essential to life on earth. How is it then, that people can survive in desert regions with very limited access to fresh water? Through ingenious architecture and engineering, communities in India's Golden Desert have been able...
17 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
A Word Fitly Spoken: Lincoln's Most Famous Speeches on UnionLesson Planet
Abraham Lincoln's words carried American democracy through one of its most tenuous and violent moments in the nation's short history. Explore an interactive timeline that places events of the 19th century in the context of Lincoln's...
8th - 12th Social Studies & History CCSS: Adaptable
Lesson: Writings from a Room with No ViewLesson Planet
Learners examine art by considering how the subject matter and artists design choices affect the viewer's experience. They use the provided close-up images and notes to analyze the painting, Poppies. Afterward, they use the painting as a...
6th - 12th Visual & Performing Arts