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Black World Geography Week of 1/26-1/30
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This is our week:

Monday – Latin America Notes and Latin America Test!  Students can start working on Chapter 10 HW when done.Chapter 10 Homework  This will be due Friday with a HW Quiz.

Tuesday – We will begin our study of Europe!  We will start with a intro Warmup and Europe Map- to be finished for HW.

Wednesday – Teacher Work Day!  No school for students!

Thursday –  First Day of 2nd Nine Weeks!  Review Europe Map.  Physical Characteristics Notes.  Chapter 10 HW/Quiz tomorrow!

Friday – Finish Physical Notes.  Chapter 10 HW Quiz.

*Please note: always subject to change!  Mrs. Black’s classroom is in great need for tissues!  If you are willing to donate to the cause please send with your student or leave in the office!  Thanks!

Black Pamela @ 10:13 pm
Black World Geography Week of 1/20-1/23
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Here is our week:

Monday – MLK Holiday

Tuesday – Economic Notes – Chapter 9 HW went home with students on Friday.  Chapter 9 HW/Quiz on Wednesday   Chapter 9 Homework

Wednesday – Chapter 9 HW Quiz – Latin America Practice Map

Thursday – Cultural Notes

Friday – Latin America Review – Study Guide! Latin AMerica Review Guide

Latin America Test – Monday

Latin America Notes due Monday!

Black Pamela @ 10:03 pm
Black World Geography Week of 1/12-1/16
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This is what our week looks like:

Monday – Finish Physical Characteristics Notes – Start 2nd Nine Weeks Study Guide 2nd Nine Weeks Test Review 2012

Tuesday – 2nd Nine Weeks Test Review

Wednesday – 2nd Nine Weeks Test(This is an exam grade!)

Thursday – Economic Notes

Friday – Chapter 8 HW Quiz – This HW was given out last Thursday!  Here it is again if needed.  Chapter 8 Homework

 

Reminders:

Warmup Notebooks due Friday1/16

Martin Luther King Jr. Day Monday 1/19 – NO SCHOOL

Last Day of the Nine Weeks – Tuesday 1/27

 

Black Pamela @ 10:27 am
Black World Geography Week of 1/5-1/9
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Latin America Virtual Field Trip

Happy New Year!  We will start our study of Latin America this week.  This is what it looks like:

Monday – Intro to Latin America.  Latin America Map for HW.  DUE Tuesday!

Tuesday – Review map as a class with the Activboard.  Map Skills Warmup.  Chapter 7 HW/Quiz and Latin America Map Quiz  Thursday.  Ch.7 Homework

Wednesday – Physical Notes

Thursday – Chapter 7 HW and Latin America Map Quiz – Chapter 8 HW/Quiz – Monday 1/12 Chapter 8 Homework

Friday – Latin America Virtual Field Trip

IMPORTANT DATES!

World Geography Nine Weeks Test – Wednesday 1/14(this will be an exam grade that is 20% of the semester grade)

Last Day of the Nine Weeks – Tuesday 1/27

Warmup notebook will be due soon!  Exact date to be determined in the next week or so.

Black Pamela @ 10:37 pm
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