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Black World Geography Week of 12/15-19
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This is what our week looks like!

Monday – US/Canada Project Presentations due TODAY!  Interims due!

Tuesday – continue with presentations as needed.  Chapter 6 HW/Quiz today!

Wednesday – US/Canada Test Review

Thursday – US/Canada Test – We will be on a Pep Rally Schedule for the Winter Concert today.

Friday – US/Canada Notes due today!!

When we get back in January we will start our study of Latin America.


Wishing all a happy holiday season!

Black Pamela @ 9:42 pm
Black World Geography Week of 12/8-12/12
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This is what it looks like:

Monday – US/Canada Economic Notes.  Chapter 5 HW due tomorrow and US/Canada Map Test on Friday.

Tuesday – Chapter 5 HW Due today with a quiz.  Copy of HW on last weeks post.  After the quiz we will head to the computer lab to work on project.  Ask your student which city or landmark they are researching for their project,

Wednesday – Computer Lab all day to work on US/Canada Project.

Thursday – Cultural Notes.  Chapter 6 HW due on Tuesday, Dec. 16  Chapter 6 Homework

Friday – US/Canada Map Test.  Laptops will be available for finishing touches on US/Canada Project or students may work on their Chapter 6 HW.


US/Canada Project and presentation due Monday, December 15th.


Black Pamela @ 5:57 pm
Black World Geography Week of 12/1-12/5
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We will start the  study of the  regions of the world, beginning with the United States and Canada.  Students will be very busy in class as well as at home.  Do not accept “I have no Homework”

Here is a look at our week;

Monday:  US Map and Chapter 4 HW.  Colored and labeled US map due Tuesday.  Chapter 4 HW/Quiz on Wednesday.

Tuesday:  Physical Notes

Wednesday: Finish Physical Notes/Chapter 4 HW Quiz/ Physical Map(finish for HW) – Map Test date TBD

Thursday: Review Physical Map/Economic Notes/Chapter 5 HW/Quiz on Monday

Friday: Intro to US/Canada Project with a visit to computer lab.  Project due date is Monday, December 15th.

Chapter 4 Homework

Chapter 5 Homework

US and Canada Project 2014

US Map

Black Pamela @ 10:34 pm
Black World Geography Week of 11/17-11/25
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This is what we will be doing until we leave for Thanksgiving Break:

Monday 11/17 – World Religions  Notes  Religions of the World  Here is a copy for those students who missed today!  HW – Finish Religious Structures Sheet

Tuesday – Review World Religions –  Architectural Structures of the World.  HW – Finish your own Architectural Structures Notes

Wednesday – Review Architectural Structures – Begin Regional Geography

Thursday – Regions of Virginia/Physical Regions of the World.  HW – Label Physical Regions of the World

Friday –  Cultural Regions of the World.  HW-  Chapter 3 and Regional Geography Test Review Packet

Monday –  Review for Test!  HW – Study Review Packet and Organize Notes.

Tuesday – Chapter 3 and Regional Geography Test

Note:  all dates subject to change!!!!

Reminder:  Parent-Teacher Conferences Wednesday Night 11/19.

Black Pamela @ 9:43 pm
Black World Geography Week of 11/3-11/7
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This week we will begin our study of Population, Economic, and Cultural Geography

This is what is looks like!

Monday – Review Nine Weeks Test

Tuesday – Teacher Workday

Wednesday – Population Geography – Chapter 3 HW Chapter 3 Homework – due Monday with a QUIZ!

Thursday – Push/Pull Factors and Population Pyramids – Students will be assigned a small project today.  They will design a poster to attract families to Fredericksburg.  The poster should contain:

  • A slogan for Fredericksburg
  • Four “pull” factors
  • An illustration for each “pull” factor(in color)
  • A one-sentence description for each “pull” factor

The current due date for project will be Wednesday 11/12.  This date is subject to change!

Friday – Developed vs. Developing Countries

REMINDER!  Report cards go home on Friday, Nov. 7th.  Please call guidance if you wish to schedule a conference. Conferences are scheduled for Wednesday, Nov. 19th.

Black Pamela @ 3:40 pm
Black World Geography Week of 10/20-10/24
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We are working on Human-Environment Interaction this week!

This is what it looks like:

Monday –  Dams & Canals   HW – Dam & Canal Map

Tuesday – Review Dam & Canal Map,  Continue with H-E Interaction Notes.  The information students are getting is all new to them!  I suggest they review notes nightly!

Wednesday – Continue with H-E Interaction Notes.  H-E Interaction Vocabulary.  Human-Environment Vocabulary

Thursday – Finish H-E Interaction Notes.    Students will complete their own map locating all places we have mentioned in our H-E Interaction Notes.

Friday –  The Lorax

Nine Weeks test is Wednesday, Oct. 29th!

Black Pamela @ 8:16 am
Black World Geography Week of 10/13-10/17
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Our week looks like this!

Monday –  Chapter 2 Test

Tuesday –  Chapter 2 Notes due!  This is a challenge for some students!  I’m finding that many students need to work on their organization for my class!  All classroom notes are a grade and many students are not completing and/or losing their notes.

Wednesday –  Intro to Human-Environment(H-E) Interaction/Notes.  We will start with Dams and Canals of the World.

Thursday –    Dam and Canal Map.  Continue with H-E Interaction.

Friday –  EARLY DISMISSAL DAY!   Return Chapter 2 Test.  Go over must missed items!

As always: Subject to change!

Black Pamela @ 8:44 am
Black World Geography Week of 10/6-10/10
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PLEASE NOTE!!!  Interims were sent home Friday.  Please review with student, sign, and have student return to me for a Homework grade.

Tissues are in short supply in room 119!  If interested in donating some please send  to school with your student or drop off in the office.  Thanks!

Here is our week!

Monday – Climate Zones Quiz, begin Climate regions.  Chapter 2 Vocabulary Chapter 2 Vocabulary

Tuesday – Climate Regions notes.  Introduction to A to Z folder.  Climate Regions Map and Climate Regions chart will go home for HW Climate Regions Map               Climate Regions HW Chart

Wednesday –  Review Chapter 2

Thursday – Chapter 2 Test

Friday – Chapter 2 Notes due!


Schedule always subject to change!!!!!  and it did this week!!!!


PLEASE NOTE!  I pushed the Chapter 2 test until Monday, October 13th and notes will be due on Tuesday.


Next week we will start Human-Environment Interaction.

Black Pamela @ 8:44 am
Black World Geography Week of 9/29-10/3
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Here is our week!

Monday – Review Landforms – Landforms Map Skills, Begin Climate and Weather

Tuesday – Landform Foldable due!  Must have color and illustrations must be created by student!  No images from computer!  Chapter 2 Part 2 to go home today as HW –  Quiz and HW due Friday!  Climate and Weather Notes

Chapter 2 Part 2

Wednesday – continue with Climate and Weather.

Thursday – Blue Planet Video – Landforms map

Friday – Chapter 2 Part 2 HW – Climate Zones


Black Pamela @ 8:45 am
Black World Geography Week of 9/23-9/26
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1This is what it looks like!

Monday – Updating Geography Binder- Notes are due!

Tuesday – Physical Processess that shape the Earth intro

Wednesday – Notes and starting Chapter 2 Part 1 HW/Quiz due fridayChapter 2 Part

Friday – Chapter 2 Part 1 HW Quiz

Black Pamela @ 2:56 pm