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
Young scholars examine the geography of Utah and the Pony Express in Utah. In this Utah and Pony Express instructional activity, students examine background information before completing mapping and art activities about the purpose and...
4th - 12th Social Studies & History
Great Cities of the Middle East
Learners explore the cities of Cairo, Istanbul, Jerusalem, Mecca and Tehran. In 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 city. ...
4th - 8th Social Studies & History
I Hear the Locomotives: The Impact of the Transcontinental Railroad
Young scholars 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