Lesson
Title A Country’s Shape Is More Than Its Borders: Population Pyramids
Lesson Description  In this lesson, students will learn how to read and interpret population pyramids and then write a paragraph explaining its implications.
Author Dennis Rees
Grade Levels 6-8 and High School
Duration 1-2 class periods

 

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Teacher Instructions

Student Worksheets, Assessments, and Answer Keys

Student Work Sample

6 Traits Writing Rubric (optional)

Animation of Population Pyramid Changes in the United States
 
Arizona Population Pyramid for 2000 and Tables

Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners:

Teacher Instructions ELL Adaptation

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