CALENDAR GEOGRAPHY- CARR

Week 5 April 24 - 28

Monday, April 24

  • Aral Sea Investigation - finish graphs, examine charts, read issues out loud
  • Answer questions - on screen (final_questions_packet)

Tuesday April 25

  • warm up #5:Describe why the Aral Sea is shrinking (both human and natural factors).  List 2 problems associated with the shrinking Aral Sea.
  • Finish Questions
  • Propose solutions

 

Week 4 April 17 - 21

Monday, April 17

  • New seating chart
  • Map practice
  • Map Quiz Tuesday
  • Per3:

    Current event: West side – MOAB –
    East Side – U.S. Air strike in Syria

    who, what, when, where, why?  Why is this event important?  What do you think will happen in the future from it? Do you agree with the U.S. action?

Tuesday, April 18

  • Map Quiz
  • Aral Sea investigation

Wednesdsay, April 19

  • U.S. states map quiz - Friday
  • Aral Sea Investigation

Thursday, April 20

  • Aral Sea investigation (finish # 5)

Friday, April 21

  • U.S. States Map quiz
  • Aral Sea Investigation (through # 11)

 

Week 3 April 10 - 14

Monday, April 10

  • 10 Map games - learn states - Sate map test Friday
  • Aral Sea Investigation
  • Warm Up#4: What is a resource?  Is a lake a resource?  How and why?  Explain the different ways lakes are valuable for humans.
  • resource notes
  • kazakhstan vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M05zOGMJQi0

Tuesday, April 11

  • teacher journey - career week
  • map skill builders - staple maps together in a packet with questions. It will help!
  • period 3 group share
  • map activities

Wednesday, April 12

  • per. 1 - review lat/long,
  • per. 2 ready for worksheets, brief review + practice
  • Per. 3 - hand out worksheets, let students figure out

Thursday, April 13

  • scale and seasons
  • work time

Friday, April 14

Week 2 April 3 - 7

Monday, April 3

  • Warm Up #2:Where were you for Spring Break?  Describe the geography of that area during spring break. If you did not go anywhere, than describe the geography of another area you have been to. 
  • Curent Event: where to find, hand out form to absent students
  • State map pretest
  • Finding Gold Activity

Tuesday, April 4

  • Warm Up: Write one paragraph that answers the following question: If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go?  Why? 3 reasons plus explanation
  • Notes - 5 themes
  • Pick a country


Wednesday, April 5

  • Review Notes
  • 5 Themes Project
  • Research Time

Thursday, April 6

  • 5 themes country research time
  • Review directions, useful links, final checklis

Friday, April 7

  • 1/2 period work time
  • 1/2 period share
  • (per. 1 partial, per. 2 partial, per. 3 did not do. Should have waited till Monday, had students practice states.

 

 

 

 

(Pair share: main reason for protest

  • show NYT map
  • Warm UP #1: Part 1: What is Geography?
    Part2: Why is it important to study geography?
    Part 3: Describe the geography of Redmond. Be detailed and specific.
  • Class review of warm up - write answers on board
  • Notes: geo definition +
  • Finding Gold Activity - Questions: What makes a map useful? What about a map makes it understandable? What are the qualities of a map that make it easier to read?
  • Warm Up: What can we learn from maps?
  • Map activity

 

  • Map warm up?
  • Finding Gold?
  • state map test
  • Review answers to pretest
  • Current event - geography?
  • Standing Rock Activity - Group Work (see overhead - discuss gov. options)

 

State pre-test???

Week 1 March 20 - 24

Monday, March 20

  • Welcome!
  • Popsickle sticks + seating chart
  • Geography Pretest / Google earth - Countries of N. America - what is America? why do people speak Spanish in Mexico? Portuguese in Brazil? English in the U.S.?
  • Circle questions + high five

Tuesday, March 21

  • warm Up: Please take out a piece of notebook paper and answer following on your own, silently:
    1. Geography is the study of the earth and its people.  What kinds of things do people study in geography?  Make a list…
  • Syllabus rules (presentation)
  • Who Am I? My personal geography.
  • Activity: circle bag toss race (work together / play together)
  • Debrief


Wednesday, March 22

  • Warm Up overview
  • Warm Up #1: Describe the geography of Redmond. Be detailed and specific.- how does this fit with our definition of geogrpahy?
  • Class website + calendar
  • Map Activity:
    • Part 1: On your own paper, answer following questions: Warm Up: What can we learn from maps? Make a list.
    • Part 2: Map activity - see assignment on assignment page (only had 15 minutes)


Thursday, March 23

  • per. 1 - map activity
  • per 2 &3 finish map activity
  • Show gun maps
  • debrief

Friday, March 24

  • state map quiz
  • current event 1

 

 

 

 

(Pair share: main reason for protest

  • show NYT map
  • Warm UP #1: Part 1: What is Geography?
    Part2: Why is it important to study geography?
    Part 3: Describe the geography of Redmond. Be detailed and specific.
  • Class review of warm up - write answers on board
  • Notes: geo definition +
  • Finding Gold Activity - Questions: What makes a map useful? What about a map makes it understandable? What are the qualities of a map that make it easier to read?
  • Warm Up: What can we learn from maps?
  • Map activity

 

  • Map warm up?
  • Finding Gold?
  • state map test
  • Review answers to pretest
  • Current event - geography?
  • Standing Rock Activity - Group Work (see overhead - discuss gov. options)

 

State pre-test???