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Week 2/ August 14 to August 18

August 14 2015

Essential Question:

What important geographical features exist in the Europe?  What important geographical features exist in the Middle East?

Standards:

All apply, as will begin discussing geography, which serves as a background for the course as a whole.

Activator:

Students will be asked to identify a location as prompted by the instructor.  Location will be from either the Americas or Africa.

Teaching Strategies:

Today students will be introduced to the geography of Europe and the Middle East.

Students will then begin filling out and labeling a maps of Europe and the Middle East. Depending on what technology is available, students may use geography books to fill out the maps

Europe Map CLICK HERE

Middle East Map CLICK HERE

Middle East Map Labeled CLICK HERE

Summarizer:

After students have had time to fill out the maps, we will review as a class.  Depending on what terms/ concepts are available in geography books, extra time may be spent on identifying and labeling these things.

Differentiation:

Some students will be provided with maps that have numbers to help them fill the map out.  Additional word banks will be provided as well.

 

 

August 15 2015

Essential Question:

What important geographical features exist in the Asia? 

Standards:

All apply, as will begin discussing geography, which serves as a background for the course as a whole.

Activator:

Students will be asked to identify a location as prompted by the instructor.  Location will be from either the Americas, Africa, or Europe.

or....

Students will be shown a map that sizes continents by wealth.  They will be asked to identify or guess what they are seeing.  This will be used to have a general discussion of maps and how information can be used.

Teaching Strategies:

Today students will be introduced to the geography of Asia.

Students will then begin filling out and labeling a maps Asia. Depending on what technology is available, students may use geography books to fill out the maps

Asia Map CLICK HERE

Summarizer:

After students have had time to fill out the maps, we will review as a class.  Depending on what terms/ concepts are available in geography books, extra time may be spent on identifying and labeling these things.

Students will then be asked to pick at least 4 countries that they wish to do more research on.

Differentiation:

Some students will be provided with maps that have numbers to help them fill the map out.  Additional word banks will be provided as well.

 

 

August 16 2015

Essential Question:

What types of governments, religions, achievements, political systems, economies, and social systems exist around the world today?

Standards:

All apply, as will begin discussing geography, which serves as a background for the course as a whole.

Activator:

What do you think GRAPES means?

Teaching Strategies:

Students will first be introduced to the concept of GRAPES.  Students will have two in class days to work on a project that asks them to research, compare, and contrast the government, religions, achievements, political systems, economies, and social systems, of two countries that the students collect.  This project is an individual project, and will be due on Friday.

GRAPES project instructions CLICK HERE

GRAPES project Graphic Organizer CLICK HERE

Create Your Own GRAPES Project CLICK HERE

Summarizer:

Differentiation:

One on one work with students to assure student progress

 

 

August 17 2015

Essential Question:

What types of governments, religions, achievements, political systems, economies, and social systems exist around the world today?

 

Standards:

All apply, as will begin discussing geography, which serves as a background for the course as a whole.

 

Activator:

Questions on projects will be answered

Teaching Strategies:

Students will be allowed a second day to work on their GRAPES Project.

Summarizer:

Students will be provided with a study guide for their test.

Study Guide CLICK HERE

Differentiation:

One on one work with students to assure student progress

 

 

August 18 2015

Essential Question:

All for geography unit apply, test day.

Standards:

All apply, as will begin discussing geography, which serves as a background for the course as a whole.

Activator:

A quick review over the Study Guide will be conducted.

Teaching Strategies:

Students will take a final Geography Test.

Summarizer:

None, test day

Differentiation:

None, test day

 

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