Title of Lesson: River and Woodland Communities#115

National Standard: 15 How physical systems affect human systems
State Standard:

Teaching Level: E

-to increase awareness of the differences in life style of people living along a river and in the woods

chart paper

1. Begin a comparative chart by writing the word "river" at the top of one column and the word "woods" at the top of the other column
2. Solicit the student's ideas of what people in woods and river communities might: do to secure food, have for an occupation, do for recreation, kinds of transportation, type of housing and kinds of interactions with neighbors.
3. Look for similarities and differences between the two communities.

Completion of the chart

Reflection: How successful was this lesson? Did all students benefit? Were there any surprises? What might you do differently another time? Please note any changes that will make this lesson more effective and useful in the future and pass them along to the NHGA. We appreciate your comments.
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