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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

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
Black World Geography Week of 5/19-5/23
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Students have been busy the past week working on their SOL Review Packet.  World Geography SOL is Friday!  Students should be reviewing each night to prepare.  Here are some links to SOL Review:

Black 2014 Review Websites and Review Games


Black Pamela @ 8:56 am
Black World Geography Week of 4/14 – 4/18
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Students will be very busy the next few weeks.  Here is this week!

Monday- Review for Sub-Saharan Africa Test

Tuesday – Chapter 21HW Chapter 21 Homework due and Sub-Saharan Africa Test –  HW tonight – Asia Map Map of Asia and Organize Sub-Saharan Africa Notes(both due Wednesday!)

Wednesday – Update Binder with Sub-Saharan Africa Notes and Review Asia Map, begin Chapter 22HWChapter 22 Homework(due Friday with HW Quiz)

Thursday – Begin Asia Notes

Friday  – Asia Notes cont.. , Chapter 22 HW Quiz , Chapter 23 & 24 HW Chapter 23 Homework Chapter 24 Homework- students need to work on over break!  Will be due on Tuesday, April 29th.

Last Friday students worked on a Practice SOL from a few years ago.  Here is the link for the test available to any student who is interested in reviewing again.  2013 Test

Black Pamela @ 10:52 pm
Black World Geography Week of 4/6-4/11
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We are working QUICKLY to get through our last few units!  Students WILL have Homework and should be working nightly to stay on top of all assignments.   This is what we have for this week:

Monday – Chapter 19HW and Quiz(I changed date!) Physical Notes – Chapter 20 went home today! Due Thursday. Chapter 20 Homework

Tuesday – Review North Africa and SW Asia Test(ask how your student did on this)

Wednesday – Economic Notes

Thursday – Chapter 20 HW Quiz – Cultural Notes – Chapter 21 will go home today –  Will be due the same day as Sub-Saharan Africa Test(I’m targeting Tuesday of next week) Chapter 21 Homework

Friday – Computer Cart – We will practice SOL Test using Laptops.

Please note schedule is always subject to change!  Feel free to contact me with any questions.

Students seem to be running low on pencils!!!  I have a limited supply and do not have enough to supply all students.  Please make sure your student is well stocked!  Thanks for your help.

Black Pamela @ 10:03 pm
Black World Geography Week of 3/17-3/21
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This week we will continue our study of Southwest Asia and North Africa.  This is what it looks like!

Monday – Snow Day

Tuesday – Physical Characteristics Notes Middle East Physical Characteristics 2014 , Middle East Map Reviews – Chapter 17 HW was given to students Friday and that will be due tomorrow!(with Quiz of course!) Ch 17 Homework

Wednesday – Chapter 17 HW Quiz – Economic Characteristics Notes.  Chapter 18 will be handed out today.  Chapter 18 Homework  Due date-TBD.

Thursday and Friday – finish up Economic Characteristics, start Cultural Characteristics and review Monotheistic Religions.

Thursday – New due date for Chapter 17 HW!  Chapter 18 HW will be handed out today.  Due date will be determined after Nine Weeks Test on Thursday 3/27.

I decided to give a Map Test on Friday!

Black Pamela @ 9:32 am
Black World Geography Week of 3/10-3/14
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This week is very busy!  We begin North Africa and SW Asia(the Middle East), 8th graders have an SOL and we will participate in the State Wide Tornado Drill!

Here is our week:

Monday – Russia Test and Russia Notes due today!  Students will receive a North Africa and SW Asia Map middle east maps  and Chapter 16HW Chapter 16 Homework.  Map due Tuesday and HW due Friday(with a Quiz).

Tuesday – Intro to Middle East and Review Map

Wednesday and Thursday  –  These days will be a little crazy.  I won’t see some of my students due to the SOL.  Those I see will be working on SOL Vocabulary as well as North Africa and SW Asia info.

Friday – Early Dismissal!  Chapter 16 HW Quiz!

Black Pamela @ 9:28 pm