Regions of Utah - Mapping
Fourth graders draw a rudimentary map of the state of Utah, dividing it into the three regions: the Great Basin, the Colorado Plateau, and the Rocky Mountain Region.
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Horse and Rider: The Pony Express in Utah
Students examine the geography of Utah and the Pony Express in Utah. In this Utah and Pony Express lesson, students examine background information before completing mapping and art activities about the purpose and routes of the Pony...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Great Cities of the Middle East
Students explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. For this Middle East lesson plan, students complete a map, research one of the five the cities and prepare a presentation that includes details about the...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
I Hear the Locomotives: The Impact of the Transcontinental Railroad
Students examine the effects the Transcontinental Railroad had on the regions through which it passed. They analyze and discuss maps, view and describe online images, and use photos and documents to develop a cause-and-effect ladder.
3rd - 5th Social Studies & History