This unit strives to further the knowledge of students about the five diverse regions of Alaska. Through geography, historical literature, art projects, field trips and research we will attempt to better understand the affect that an environment has on its inhabitants. This unit will start with a review of what we know about Alaska. We will then move into the geographical features of the state. We will explore the many features that make Alaska unique. Then we will take an in-depth look at the regions of this state, the people who live in each and the challenges they have (and continue) to face. Throughout this journey I hope that students will come full circle, having gained a better understanding of their place in Alaska.
This unit covers MANY History, Geography, ELA, Art, Technology, and Cultural Standards for Alaska.
This unit can be modified for other states.