Title Grand Canyon:  So What’s the Attraction?
Lesson Description  In this lesson, students will explore and analyze the influences and effects of a regional image, specifically why Arizona attracts tourists.
Author Kathy Stelten
Grade Level 6-8
Duration 1 class period


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Teacher Instructions

Student Worksheets, Assessments, and Answer Keys

Space Shuttle View of Grand Canyon

Ground View of Grand Canyon

Simplified 6 Trait Writing Rubric

Materials to Assist Teachers and English Language Learners:

Teacher Instructions ELL Adaptation

Student Worksheets, Assessments, and Answer Keys ELL Adaptation

Vocabulary Cards

Extension Material from NASA Research (courtesy of NASA's Visualization Studio of Goddard Space Flight Center)

Movie of Grand Canyon from Space