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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
Black World Geography Week of 9/15-9/19
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Here is our week!

Monday – Map Projection Notes and 7 Lines of Latitude Review.  Chapter 1 Vocabulary-HW-due Wednesday. Chapter 1 vocabulary – here is a copy if needed.

Tuesday – Latitude and Hemispheres Quiz, Latitude and Longitude Review

Wednesday – Review Vocabulary and Chapter 1

Thursday – Chapter 1 Test, organize Chapter 1 Notes(due Monday, Sept.22nd) Basic Geography Skills Checklist

Friday – Early Dismissal

Black Pamela @ 7:56 am
Black World Geography Week of 9/8-9/12
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This is what it looks like!  Remember, always subject to change!

Monday – Mental Maps – HW – create a detailed map of route from home to school.

Tuesday – Thursday –  5 Themes of Geography and Basic Geography Skills Notes.  Students will be getting their first HW packet on Tuesday(Chapter 1)

Chapter 1 Hwk – here’s a copy if needed.

HW will be due on Friday.  Students will have their first HW Quiz- They will be able to use their HW!  Completed, accurate HW is a must!

Friday – HW Quiz, Latitude and Longitude Practice

Black Pamela @ 8:44 am
Black World Geography Week of 9/2-9/5
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Welcome to Mrs. Black’s World Geography!

This is what our week looks like:

Tuesday –  Intro to Mrs. Black’s World Geography class.   Classroom info sheet will go home.  Please complete last page and have student return to me by Thursday!

Mrs. Black’s Info Sheet – Here is a  copy if you want to see it!

Wednesday – Intro to Textbook.  Students will get their copy today.

Thursday – Textbook Practice and Flag assignment(students will need their colored pencils)

Friday – Pre-Assessment (subject to change)


Please note this is only a guideline and subject to change at ANY time!



Black Pamela @ 12:21 pm