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During this lesson students will use maps to investigate how the geography of Utah has changed over time.
Main Curriculum Tie:
Background For Teachers:
Student Prior Knowledge:
Vocabulary: landform, plateau, basin, mountain, ancient
Other concepts: Where Utah is located on a map of the United States
Pre-assessment activity: See "Physical Utah Snowball" listed under Assessment Plan.
Intended Learning Outcomes:
Prior to beginning this lesson: Using the teacher background information make a mini-presentation on Ancient Lake Bonneville, the three physical regions of Utah and how they have affected settlement patterns. This presentation can be used in parts to introduce different sections of the lesson and the maps students will create.
Strategies For Diverse Learners:
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