We are studying South, East, and SE Asia. This will be a busy week for students! This is what it looks like!
Tuesday – Finish South Asia and start East Asia
Wednesday – Chapter 23/24 HW Quiz today! Chapter 25 to be sent home and due Thursday! Continue East Asia Notes Chapter 25 Homework
Thursday – Chapter 25 HW quiz today! Continue East Asia Notes. Chapters 26 & 27 will be sent home tonight and due Monday, April 29th.Chapter 26-27 HW
Friday – Start SE Asia Notes
PLEASE NOTE! This week I will be assigning a year end World Geography project. This project includes a SOL Vocabulary packet and their A to Z folders. Students will be completing their A to Z folders using words from their SOL Vocabulary packet and the textbook. They must have a description and a colored drawing of each word they choose. All components of this project will be due on Wednesday, May 8th.
You might want to put on your calendar the World Geography SOL – Friday, May 24th!
We are currently studying Sub-Saharan Africa. I hope to finish the unit by Tuesday 4/16 with a test on Wednesday, 4/17. We will immediately start our unit on South, East, & SE Asia. This is what the weeks look like:
Monday – Chapter 19 HW – quiz on Wednesday Chapter 19 Homework
Wednesday – Chapter 20 HW – quiz on Friday Chapter 20 Homework
Friday – Africa Political Map due and Chapter 21 HW – due Wednesday of next week(will need for test)Chapter 21 Homework
Tuesday – Sub-Saharan Africa Review Sub-Saharan cloze activity
Wednesday – Sub- Saharan Africa Test – Map of Asia – due Thursday Map of Asia
Thursday – Sub-Saharan Africa Notes due, Chapter 22 HW – quiz on Monday
This week we finish up our study of North Africa and SW Asia and will start Sub-Saharan Africa. This is what it looks like:
Monday - Cultural Notes (copy of powerpoint on last weeks blog)
Tuesday – Review for Test , Study Guide will go home! Middle East Test Study Guide
Wednesday – Chapter 18 HW due- North Africa and SW Asia Test. NOTE – students may use Chapter 18 HW on their test.
Thursday – Update In-class binder with North Africa and SW Asia Notes
Friday – Review for Nine Weeks Test – 3rd Nine Weeks Warmup due!
NINE WEEKS TEST – Tuesday, March 26th
This week we will continue our study of North Africa and SW Asia. This is what it looks like!
Monday – Economic Characteristics
Tuesday – Economic Characteristics cont… Chapter 17 HW due! As always students will have a quiz! Chapter 18 HW will be given out this day, but it will not be due until next week due to the SOL.
Wednesday & Thursday – 8th graders will be taking their Writing SOL. I will not see my 2nd & 3rd period classes those days so no new material will be introduced.
Friday - Remember! Early dismissal!
Wednesday, March 20th – North Africa and SW Asia Test, all notes due this day as well.
Tuesday, March 26th – World Geography Nine Weeks Test
This week we begin our study of North Africa and Southwest Asia. This is what it looks like:
Monday – Intro to North Africa and Southwest Africa, Maps to be completed for HW
Tuesday – Review Maps, Chapter 16 HW/Quiz Thursday Chapter 16 Homework
Wednesday – Physical Notes
Thursday – Finish Physical Notes/HW Quiz - Chapter 17 HW/Quiz Monday Chapter 17 Homework
Friday – Economic Notes
Russia and Central Asia continues… Our week looks like this:
Tuesday - Economic Notes/Chapter 14HW – due Thursday! Chapter 14 Homework
Wednesday – Continue Economic Notes, Matrioshka Doll Project due!
Thursday – Chapter 14 HW Quiz/Russia Map Quiz, Chapter 15 HW-due Friday! Chapter 15 Homework NOTE! This is a change! Students will have time in class to complete!
Friday – Cultural Notes/ Chapter 15 HW Quiz
Next week we will have a test on Russia and Central Asia
PLEASE NOTE! these plans are subject to change as needed!
This week we will start studying Russia and Central Asia. This is what our week looks like:
Monday – Sort it Out Map Review – if not finished in class it is Homework! *NOTE – due to the assembly during 5th period on Monday, my 5th period class will have this assignment spread out over a few days.
Tuesday - Russia Map – finish for HW if needed Russia map
Chapter 13 HW – HW/Quiz due Thursday Chapter 13 Homework
Wednesday – Map Review and Notetaking
Thursday – Chapter 13 HW Quiz
Friday - REMEMBER it is a Early Dismissal Day!
PARENT-TEACHER CONFERENCES! Tuesday, February 12th – 6-8 pm Call Guidance to make an Appointment! Assign Matrioshka Doll Project – due Wednesday, February 20th
Students have been learning about the physical features of Europe. Chapter 10 HW was give out last Friday and is due Tuesday, January 29th. As always students will be taking a HW quiz and get to use their HW as a resource!
Students will be given a Passport Project this week. We will have the laptops one day to help with some of the research, but most of the information can be found in their textbook. I have attached the list of websites so that students can work on it at home as needed. The project will be due Monday, February 4th.
Chapter 11 HW/Quiz – due Thursday, January 31st
Europe Passport Project – due Monday, February 4th
This week we begin studying Basic Geography Skills. Our focus will be on using map skills, reviewing parts of a map, map projections and using latitude/longitude.
HW this week:
Mental Map of route from home to school
Chapter 1 HW(attached to this post if it gets lost) and HW Quiz
Lines of Latitude Quiz
Make sure your student is completing Chapter HW assignment and BRINGING it to class! They get to use the HW to complete their Quiz.