August 17

Friday

  1. SS # 19-20
  2. Students worked on persuasive brochures today.  We will have about 15 minutes on Monday to finish if needed.  Students were allowed to take their brochure home to work on illustrations if needed.

Homework:

none

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August 17

Thursday

1. SS # 16

2. Students worked on city brochures today. They are due at the end of class tomorrow.

Homework:

none

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August 15

Wednesday

  1. SS #16
  2. Students finished researching their new city and determined if they should live there or not based on the geographic factors.  We will spend tomorrow and Friday creating our persuasive city brochures.

Homework:

print pictures to use on your brochure if you want to (NOT required – and remember only 50% may be printed out, the rest must be hand-drawn)

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August 14

Tuesday

  1. SS #15
  2. Students turned in mini-tasks.  If you didn’t turn yours in, please make sure to bring it tomorrow.
  3. We started researching a new city to determine if we should live there based on its geographic features.

Homework:

none

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August 13

Monday

  1. SS #13-14
  2. We watched a video to discuss how geography impacts the development of culture today.  We will be using these ideas this week as we work on a new standard.
  3. Students finished mini-tasks.  If you did not finish and turn it in today, please finish in homeroom, come to help session tomorrow morning, or finish tonight.

Map retest is tomorrow at 8:15 or during class.  Students who remediated today should be ready to test tomorrow.

Homework:

  • some need to finish mini-tasks
  • some need to study for the re-assessment (notes were sent home with students)
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August 10

Friday

  1. Smart Skills 11-12
  2. Students took the SW Asia map assessment and then worked on their mini-task.

Homework:

none

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August 9

Thursday

  1. Smart Skills 9-10
  2. We reviewed for tomorrow’s map assessment today and then began a mini-choice task.  Students will finish their mini-task tomorrow.

Homework:

review maps for tomorrow’s assessment

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August 8

Wednesday

  1. Warm-ups 7-8
  2. Students analyzed relative location and importance of the features we are learning about in SW Asia.  We also wrote GEO Riddles.  If you did not finish M4, please finish for homework.  Here are the resources we used in class today.

Poster Stations: Southwest Asia Geography student-1v5gr81

Green sheet:  pol_info_swa-177jsyc

Completing these activities will serve as your study time for Friday’s map assessment.  If you finished M4, you should review it, along with your M2 map.

Homework:

study for map assessment

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