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Expert Power Points

HOMEWORK:  Finish your theme map from class.  This MUST be completed for you to move on with your group! If you need to, you can come by during homeroom to finish!

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Teach them what you mean!  Need help with what the climates are?  Climate Types for Kids

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“Snow” Day!

Hey kiddos!  Thanks for stopping by!  Had some technical issue apparently with the original post so here is what you are looking for today!  Just think how fast you will get done without sledding to interrupt you!  Happy Learning!  Be safe and add an extra marshmallow for me!

Organizer:  Physical features notes and postcard-1gpv78f

Skip the video notes section-I will show you a clip tomorrow.  Print out the organizer and complete the notes.  Yes, you need to do the postcard as well!

Power Point: Physical Features-1ff7r14

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Monday, Monday!

Hi kids!  We headed to Australia today!  (Wyatt in B2 says…”FINALLY!”).  You received a map to label and from which to study-the test date will Friday 02.01-regardless of any missed days.  HOMEWORK:  Finish your map-label in pen and color NEATLY with color pencils ONLY! IF we do NOT have school on Tuesday, I will post the Australia geography notes organizer and power point.  You will be able to do this from home!  If we continue into Wednesday…check back for the next step!  Absent today? Assignment One:  Australia Map-24i5nxl Assignment 2 (due Friday regardless of days missed) 6th Warm Up Week 20-scda9z

Getting ready:

  1. Sheppard’s Software
  2. Quizlet 

REMEMBER: 10 minutes each night every 24 hours for 7 days and the learning is YOURS!

GEOBEE ALERT:  Interested in a trip to Italy with other Durham students and teachers?  There is an informational meeting on Feb. 4th.  Please see the attached flyer for more information!  Italy parent invitation-2hrww27

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I’m baaack!

I really did miss you BUT learned so much and I can’t wait to share new things with you!

This week was all things environment in Canada and today was a KETCHUP day!

Warm-Up #19 was turned in-CNN News in 10

Blocks 1 and 5:  Complete the Cornell Notes including th summary and the cause and effect (a color for each)

Blocks 2, 3, and 4;  Final touches on your environmental flip book-Is it NEATLY colored with color pencils, shows details, complete sentences, and in blue/black pen?  Are you PROUD of what you have created to show your learning?

Block 3-Complete the “web it” activity too

Block 4-make your comprehension check corrections too

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Beyond Your notes….

What is “fracking”?  One of technology’s brain child that has allowed more of a natural resource to be used……but what is the down side?

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It’s Friday Eve!

Look over your notes from today for 10 minutes!  Have a parent sign your notes and I’ll give you 2 points to add to your map test.  Highlight notes that show the relationship between climate, location, natural resources and its impact on trade.

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It’s Wednesday.

Blocks 1 and 5: For the activity after the test-you will need a piece of paper for this.  To prepare for next week’s topic of Environmental Concerns in Canada, some background is needed.  National Geographic Movement of Pollutants 

NOTE:  Question 4 MAY NOT work…if not, skip and move forward.  Read instructions carefully and answer in 2-3 sentences.

BLOCKS 2, 3, and 4:  Complete the assignment you began in class for homework.  Cornell notes created from the text given in class.  Step 1, 2 and 3 to be completed.  Step 1:  include one visual, and one connection in your annotation.  Step 2:  One vocabulary word for each section, the main idea for each section, and one test question for the entire passage.  Block 4 -the test will be tomorrow due to the Honor Roll celebration BUT all students are responsible for the Cornell Notes.


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Tuesday…..not a Monday but not half way there either. Poor guy!

All students completed the rotation through the two physical features of Canada-HOMEWORK:  Complete “Step 3”-20-25 word summary of the material we covered in your center.  Map test tomorrow!

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Happy Monday….eh!

Geography of Canada edit-1aepb51

Group B will use the above powerpoint to complete the CLOZE notes portion of the activity.  Also create the remembering phrase to prepare for the test on Wednesday.  HOMEWORK: complete the picture and phrase

Group A-you are completing the Cornell notes for pages 234-240 (top section about natural resources included) SKIP pages 238-239.  You are to complete Step 1 and Step 2 of the Cornell Notes format.  HOMEWORK:  Finish Step 2 of the Cornell Notes and the 20-25 word summary.

Map Test on Wednesday-capitals/province or territory, located on province, and the physical features location.

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A long week….

We have been busy for the first week back!  We have begun a study of Canada-learned a new note taking strategy AND crowned our GeoBee participant in the school Geography Bee-Congrats to Jacob Mc

Canada map test on Wednesday, Jan. 16th.  You have the resources and there are additional links on previous days’ blogs.  Happy Studying!

CNN News in 10-January 4th episode 

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