Learners do various activities to explain where the United States' desert region lies in relationship to the state in which they live, become familiar with plants and animals in the Sonoran desert, and make a story map of Roadrunner terrain.
8 Views 15 Downloads
Living in the Desert
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
Desert Views: First Impressions
Students are introduced to primary source material and the ways in which early travelers viewed aspects of the desert environment. The lesson plan addresses the geography themes of location, region, and human/environment interaction.
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
Sunset in the Egyptian Desert
Students spend time examining pictures from different books on Egypt and the pyramids. Using construction paper, they draw what they believe the desert looks like based on the pictures. To end the lesson, they use watercolor paint to...
1st - 6th Visual & Performing Arts