History of the Grand Valley
_____ Pre-assessment (History of the Grand Valley Questions)
_____Dinosaur Slide Show Response Sheet
_____ Riggs Hill Scavenger Hunt
_____ Ancient Peoples of the Grand Valley
_____ The Utes and the Settlers
_____ How My Family Came to the Grand Valley
_____ The Founding of Grand Junction
_____ Time Line of the Grand Valley
_____ Research for and participation in creation of the Grand Valley Slide Show
_____ Post Assessment (History of the Grand Valley Questions)
Geography Standard 1: Students know how to use maps, globes, and other geographic tools to locate, collect, and interpret information about people, places, and environments.
Geography Standard 2: Students know the physical and human characteristics of places, and can use this knowledge to define and recognize regions and regional change.
Geography Standard 4: Students know the effect of interactions between humans and their physical environments.
History Standard 1: Students understand the chronological organization of history in order to identify and explain historical relationships.
History Standard 2: Students know how to use the processes and resources of historical inquiry.
History Standard 3: Students understand that societies are diverse and have changed over time.
History Standard 6: Students know that religious and philosophical ideas have been powerful forces throughout history.
SPECIFIC OBJECTIVES ADDRESSED:
|Compare, contrast, and explain how geographical features of an area affect different people, cultures, and environments.|
|Identify and analyze the significant events of America's settlement as related to the Grand Valley|
|Identify and evaluate the environment of the Grand Valley|
|Analyze and describe how human activities, cultural events, and physical processes have shaped the Grand Valley|
|Describe how the Grand Valley began, grew and changed in chronological order|