Teaching Arizona History with a
Geographical Perspective

 

Legacy Project of the
Arizona Geographic Alliance

 

   


Suggested Grade level  

AZ Geography Concepts


Name of Lesson

K-2

3-5

6-8

9-12

1

2

3

4

5

6

Other Content

AZ Regions:  Salt Dough Maps

 

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Math

Big Tortilla Moon
Teacher file
Student worksheets & key
Drawings (pdf
, jpg)
Indian Reservation Map

X

 


 

 

  X



 

Reading

Writing

Blast It:  Learning About Copper

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

Reading

Writing

Blazing Trails:  Discovering Routes Through AZ to California

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

 

Math

Central AZ Project: A Story About Water

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Math

Colors Crackle, Colors Roar
Teacher File
Student File

North America Map

 


 

 

X

 

 


 

Reading
Writing

Desert Golf Course: An Oasis for Humans and Wildlife

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Math

Desert is Theirs: Adapting to Our Environment

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Reading

Writing

Desert Views: Travelers on the Gila Trail

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

X

Reading

Writing

Divide and Conquer: Changing Channel Shape

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Math

Donít Call Me Pig

    Grade 1 lesson
    Grade 2-3 lesson
    Grade 2-3 student file
    Javelina Habitat Map
    Southwest Map

X

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

Reading Writing

Down the Colorado: John Wesley Powell, the One-Armed Explorer
Lesson
Student File
Arizona Streams Map
Civil War 1869 Map
1869 Map Labeled
Expedition Map

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

Am Hist

Reading Writing

Gift of Water

 

X

 

 

 

X

X

 

X

 

Reading

Writing

Gingerbread Cowboy
Teacher File
Cutouts
Song

 X


 

 

 X

X


 


 

Reading

Writing

Glimpse of Growth: Stories of Phoenix

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Reading

Writing

Am Hist

Goiní with the Flow: Aqueducts and Canals

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

World Hist

Am Hist

Grand Canyon: Exploring a Natural Wonder

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Am Hist
Reading
Writing

Grand Canyon:  Whatís the Attraction?

 

 

X

 

X

X

 

X

X

 

Reading

Writing

Econ

Am Hist

How Far Is It? Measuring Distances Around the State

X

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Math

Human Face of Flagstaff

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Reading

Writing

Island Hopping: The Story of Ned Begay

 

X

 

 

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Writing
Am History

Itís Where? A Look at the Location of our First Territorial Capital

Teacher Instructions
Student Files
Territorial Capital Map 1
Territorial Capital Map 2
States with Capitals Map
Landforms Map

 

X

 

 

X


 

X

 

 

Am Hist

Civics

La Fontera-Barrier or Gateway:  US-Mexico Borderlands

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

 

Am Hist

Letís Travel:  Travel Brochures of Arizona

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Reading

Writing

Location, Location, Location:  AZ and the Gadsden Purchase

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

 

Am Hist
Econ

Lungerís Life: Tuberculosis in Early AZ History

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

X

Math

Mapping Roxaboxen

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Reading

Writing

Mapping the Monsoon

X

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

 

 

Reading Writing

Map Your State:  Regions of AZ

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

Reading

Writing

Maize to Maquiladoras:  Movement from Mexico to AZ

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Reading

Writing

Meet the Mogollons: Who Were They?

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

X

Am Hist

Mining Ore Not: City Population Density as a Result of a Mining Industry

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Math

Mission Possible: Decoding WWII Navajo Marine Code



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X

Reading
Am Hist

Monsoon Days

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

X

 

Reading
Science

Mountain Community:  Why Flagstaff?

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

X

X

X

Reading

Writing

Now You See Them:  Movement of People In and Out of AZ

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

 

Math

Paint My Counties, Discretely

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

Math

Racing Around AZ:  Bicycle Tour Route in AZ

X

X

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

Math

Raindrops: Where Does Rain Fall in AZ

 

 

X

 

X

X

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Math

Reading the Coyote School News


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X



Reading
Writing
Am Hist

Relying on the Desert: Plants Used by the Hohokam

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Math

River Through Time

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

X

X

Reading

Writing

Settlers Didnít Have Showers: Water in AZ, Then and Now

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

 

X

 

Am Hist

So That the Desert Can Blossom Like a Rose:  Agriculture in the Desert

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

 

Reading

Writing

Sticks, Stones, Sinews, and Stuff: How Early People Used the Environment

X

X

 

 

 

X

 

 

X

 

Reading

Writing

Survivors in Harsh Habitats: Mogollon, Ancient Puebloans, and Hohokam

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Am Hist

The Seed and the Giant Saguaro

X





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X




Reading

Writing

The Three Little Javelinas

PreK-K Lesson
Grades 1-2 Lesson
Map of Javelina Habitat

 

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X

 

X

 

 

X

 

Reading
Writing

This House is Made of Mud: Exploring Shapes in Our Lives
    Grade K-1 lesson
    Grade 3 lesson
    Grade 3 student sheets

X

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X




Math

Through Time:  Change in Sedona

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X

 

 

 

X

 

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X

 

Reading

Writing

Tooling Around AZ: Reading AZ Maps

 

X

 

 

X

X

 

 

 

 

Reading

Writing

Trees in the Desert: Using the Principles of Xeriscape

 

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

X

 

Math

Two Stars and a Car

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Math

Unbreakable Code: Navajo Code Talkers

 

X

 

 

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Am Hist

Reading

Weaving a Story: The Goat in the Rug

 

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