SLO Review Begins!

Please dust off the packets of information given to you since August:  Southwest Asia, Africa, and South/Southeast Asia

 

 

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Quiz date changed to Wednesday, May 2, 2018!

Use the following to help you prepare for the quiz:

  • Know the specific personal freedoms for each country.
  • Know the specific voting rights for each country.
  • Know the citizen participation each country has.
  • Be able to compare and contrast Korea and Japan’s governments.
  • Be able to compare and contrast Japan and India’s governments.
  • Be able to compare and contrast a presidential democracy and a parliamentary democracy.
  • Be able to explain what causes the rise and fall of a country’s GDP.
  • Be able to rank the personal freedoms of China, Japan, North Korea, and India and what makes the criteria that makes them rank from 0% to 100% percent on the freedom index/continuum.
  • Be able to describe the types of economies each country has on the market continuum. (I.e.: more command than market or more market than command).
  • Be able to describe details about each country’s market (type of industry like agriculture or technology).
  • Review your notes on what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce.
  • Be able to describe the different types of trade barriers and how they work.
  • Be able to describe each country’s limitations or freedoms for entrepreneurship.
  • Be able to compare and contrast the benefits or drawbacks for specialization.

Social Studies Quiz on Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Study your materials for the quiz on Tuesday:

Governments of  Southern/Eastern Asia Matrix (Chart with China, India, Japan, South Korea, and North Korea)

Measure Them Up

Asian Economies Readings (The Readings on  China, India, Japan, South Korea, and North Korea)/Asian Economies Chart

Trade Barriers/Acrostic Poem

 

To help you prepare for the quiz you may want to review the following:

  • Know the specific personal freedoms for each country.
  • Know the specific voting rights for each country.
  • Know the citizen participation each country has.
  • Be able to compare and contrast Korea and Japan’s governments.
  • Be able to compare and contrast Japan and India’s governments.
  • Be able to compare and contrast a presidential democracy and a parliamentary democracy.
  • Be able to explain what causes the rise and fall of a country’s GDP.
  • Be able to rank the personal freedoms of China, Japan, North Korea, and India and what makes the criteria that makes them rank from 0% to 100% percent on the freedom index/continuum.
  • Be able to describe the types of economies each country has on the market continuum. (I.e.: more command than market or more market than command).
  • Be able to describe details about each country’s market (type of industry like agriculture or technology).
  • Review your notes on what to produce, how to produce, and for whom to produce.
  • Be able to describe the different types of trade barriers and how they work.
  • Be able to describe each country’s limitations or freedoms for entrepreneurship.
  • Be able to compare and contrast the benefits or drawbacks for specialization.

History of South and South East Asia Test Part 2 Tomorrow!

As stated daily since Monday, prepare for the test by studying all of the readings you have been doing all week.  You should have the following readings in your possession that will prepare you for the Quiz:

  1. India Quick Facts
  2. Communism BP/Timeline
  3. Truth about Communism
  4. Great Leap Forward
  5. Tiananmen Square
  6. China Quick Facts

You were also given a study guide that we completed in class today.  Be sure to use all of your resources to prepare.

Study for the Africa Geography Test on Friday 3/23/18!

Use the following links from Sheppard Software to practice your geography location skills:

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/country_Asia_GL_Click.html

http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Asia-georegions.html

Remember to review your maps that you created and colored in!

Review the following Readings/Handouts:

  1. Political/Physical Maps
  2. Continent of Asia
  3. Asia’s Work-Live-Travel
  4. Asia Air Pollution (Asian Brown Cloud)
  5. Flooding (India/China)
  6. Water Pollution (India/China)
  7. 5 Religions Reading
  8. 5 Religions Chart