This week we are starting our study of the World’s regions. We begin with the United States and Canada. This is what our week looks like:
Monday – Intro to US/Canada - HW – U.S. Political Map
Tuesday – Physical Features of US/Canada Map – finish for HW
Wednesday – Review Physical Features Map – Chapter 4 HW will go home tonight! Due on Friday! Students will have a HW Quiz that day! They may use their HW to complete Quiz. Link to HW is attached. Chapter 4 Homework
Thursday – Physical Characteristics Notes/Over America Video
Friday – Chapter 4 HW Quiz. US/Canada Cities Map – Finish Map for HW
Next week students should expect a Map Test(Physical Features and Cities) and a US/Canada Project will be assigned. Due dates to be determined.
Please make sure your student has colored pencils! We will be using them often for maps and small projects. Many students are telling me they don’t have them at home and are not completing assignments as directed.
PLEASE NOTE! All due dates and assignments are subject to change!
This week we will be finishing up our study of Chapter 2. I plan on testing them on Thursday and their notes will be due Friday. This is what the week looks like:
Monday – Climate Zones/Lines of Latitude Quiz, Finish Climate Regions Notes, HW – work on Chapter 2 Vocabulary(should be done by Wednesday) using notes and textbook
Tuesday – Review Climate Regions, HW- Climate Regions Map & Chart
Wednesday – Finish and Review all Notes
Thursday – Test
Friday - Update in class binder with Chapter 2 Notes.
Weather & Climate
Monday - Weather & Climate Notes – Chapter 2 Part 2 HW will be handed out today and due Wednesday. They will have their usual quiz in which they may use their homework. Make sure they are putting quality effort into this!
Tuesday – Weather & Climates notes cont…
Wednesday – Chapter 2 part 2 HW due/Quiz
Thursday – Nature’s Fury video.
Friday – Climate Regions.
They will have a Climate Zones Quiz sometime this week or early next week. It just depends on how the week progresses. They may practice using the link below.
This week we will finish up unit on Basic Geography Skills. This is our week! (As always, subject to change!)
Monday – Latitude/Hemisphere Quiz Chapter 1 vocabulary HW
Tuesday - Practice locating world cities using latitude and longitude
Wednesday – Review for Test
Thursday – Chapter 1 Test
Friday – EARLY DISMISSAL! Chapter 1 Notes due. Attached is what they need to have by Friday!
This week we are starting our study of Basic Geography Skills. This is what it looks like:
Monday - Mental Maps – HW – students will create a mental map of their route to school. Use color!
Tuesday – 5 Themes Notes - Chapter 1 HW – students will get Chapter 1 today. They have two nights to complete. Thursday is the due date with a quiz in which they may use the HW. NO HOMEWORK = POOR QUIZ GRADE
Chapter 1 HW – link is below if your student needs a new copy!
Wednesday – 5 Themes cont… focus on Location, Location, Location!
Thursday – Finish 5 Themes Notes. HW Quiz.
Friday – 7 Major Lines of Latitude. Lines of Latitude Quiz Monday
Please Note: PLANS SUBJECT TO CHANGE!
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