Lesson Plans
Social Studies 7 4th Q 05.06 Lesson Plans
Week: 05/08/2006 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
Students are to read pages 197-200
The cultures of Mexico
..identify the main cultural groups of Mexico
..describe population trends in present-day Mexico
..explain the economic causes of emingration from Mexico to the U.S.
Essay papers on Asia are due

Red pages 213-217 in the textbook
students will explan the reasons for the migration of rural Mexicans to urban areas
students will describe the challenges faced by the poor people who have moved to the cities of Mexico
Students will summarize the environmental problems of growing cities in Mexico
students will discuss the physical environment and landforms of Mexico and how they affect the lifestyle of those that live there
What is the economy of Mexico? What do people do to earn a living. What effect does the physical features of the country have on the economy

Map assignment is due
students will work in class on an assignment related to Mexico.