JANUARY 14 – 18

Thursday – Warm-up

Review of Graphic Organizer, Rubric, and Four Square Activity.

Here is the copy of the graphic organizer from today:OL Graphic Organizer for Stations 3 of each (1)-24ov8cv

Wednesday – Map Test

Continued working on Graphic Organizer and Four Square

Tuesday – Warm-Up 7 – 13

Review for Map Test

Students continued working on the Population Distribution Stations.

Monday – All classes began Warm-Up #17 (1-6). All classes began the Population Distribution in Africa Activity:

Station One – Reading about the physical characteristics of the 4 regions in Africa

Station Two –  Analyzing Land Use, Precipitation, Natural Resources and Population Density in the Regions

Homework – Study for the Map Test January 16th.

January 7 – 11

Friday – All students took a 15 question assessment to determine if their maps were completed correctly.  Don’t forget the test is on January 16th.  Use this link for a copy of the key to the maps: Africa Color Map-2ml22dy

Thursday – MAP TEST AFRICA – January 16th

Blocks 3, 6, & 7 – Complete the labeling and coloring of  the physical and political map of Africa

Students will need these maps for on assignment on Friday

africa political and physical maps-1grja4l

HOMEWORK – Complete maps

Blocks 4 & 5 – Complete the  labeling and coloring of  the physical and political map of Africa

Students will need these maps for on assignment on Friday

africa political and physical maps-1grja4l

HOMEWORK – Complete maps in necessary

 

Wednesday – All blocks completed and discussed the videos and notes on the continent and geography of Africa

Video Notes Continent of Africa KEY-1zg061y

Video Notes Geography of Africa KEY-10ypbd8

Tuesday – All blocks watched The Continent of Africa and The Geography of Africa

Students completed Cornell Notes for The Continent of Africa and began notes for the second video.  If you did not complete you notes on The Continent of Africa, you should use the above link.  The notes can be found at the following links:

AC Video Notes Continent of Africa-w0x64v

OL Video Notes Continent of Africa-uweffs

Monday – All Classes participated in the Geography Bee

 

December 21

Thank you to everyone who sent in the wonderful treats for today’s holiday celebration.  The Reindeer Games were enjoyed by all. I hope all of you have a safe and happy holiday season with friends and family.  For those of you traveling, be safe. I will see you all in the New Year!

 

Today’s Agenda

  1.  Fearless Planet – The Sahara – Students viewed this very interesting educational video as an introduction to Africa.  We will begin exploring this new region of the world when we return.

December 18

Thank you to everyone who has signed up to bring in items for the Holiday Party.  You may send these in with your student or drop them off at any morning  between now and Friday.

Today’s Agenda:

  1.  Review Comparing SW Asian Government Comprehension Check answers
  2.  Economic Systems of Southwest Asia – Review economic system types
  3. Complete Questions 1-5 on Comparing SW Asian Economic Systems Comprehension Check
  4. Discuss the Economic Systems of Israel and Saudi Arabia
  5. Complete Graphic Organizer for Israel and Saudi Arabia
  6. Homework – NONE

If you were absent today, use the links below to review the powerpoint and complete the comprehension check questions 1-5 and the graphic organizer for Israel and Saudi Arabia:

SW Asia Economic Systems-2m7iupr

SW Asia Economic Systems Organizer-t46ifs

ME Econ Questions-20uls2b

 

December 17

Today’s Agenda:

Governments of SW Asia

  1. Completed Discussion and Comparison of governments in Israel, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey
  2. Completed the graphic organizer
  3. Comprehension Questions – Governments of SW Asia

HOMEWORK – Complete the comprehension questions

If you need any of the information we covered in class,  please use the following links.  NOTE:  Information regarding Turkey has been updated on the powerpoint and the graphic organizer key.

Governments of SW Asia PPT-1s41now

Governments of SW Asia Graphic Organizer Blank-19lvz45

Governments of SW Asia Graphic Organizer KEY-2184sky

Comparing Governments of SW Asia Comprehension Questions-1rje9hr

 

December 13

Block 3, 6 & 7

Warm-up Week 16

History of Southwest Asia Part 2 Test

Review: Test debriefing. Students will go over test questions and their responses.

Students that did not meet mastery level will review materials and provided corrected answers.

Begin Governments of Saudi Arabia (paees 109-11), Israel (pages 137-138), and Turkey(pages 166-167)

HW: Finish Textbook Reading if not done in class.

Government of Suadi Arabi   Pages 109-111

Government of  Israel  Pages 137-138

Government of Turkey Pages 166-167

 

Block 4 & 5

History of Southwest Asia Part 2 Test

Review: Test debriefing. Students will go over test questions and their responses.

Students that did not meet mastery level will review materials and provided corrected answers.

Begin Governments of Saudi Arabia (pages 109-11), Israel (pages 137-138), and Turkey(pages 166-167)

Students will practice creating 2 column notes for each section

HW: Finish Textbook Reading if not done in class.

Government of Suadi Arabi   Pages 109-111

Government of  Israel  Pages 137-138

Government of Turkey Pages 166-167

December 11

Please remember if  you have not signed up to send something in for the holiday party, please click on the Sign Up Genius Link: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080b45a4ae22aa8-holiday 

Thank you to the parents who have already taken the time to do this.

Today’s Agenda:

All blocks reviewed for the test tomorrow.  Below is the study guide and related materials:

History-of-SW-Asia-Part-2-Study-Guide-205dqij-skk7ki

decades-of-distrust-1-2k88wp0-2700hmc

Decades-of-DistrustTwo-Col-Notes-Info-2ltf00k-292s9w9

sunni-shia-division-1or3bah-1wsyaxf

Shia-and-Sunni-lecture-notes-student-KEY-2mi0dr3-1ul9r80

Sunni-and-Shia-Powerpoint-1gqhjqb-1mx6y7k

ol-persian-gulf-war_-2o0e2cd-1ylnxnk

ol-invasion-of-afghanistan-1s2uve6-1sxqyvc

ol-invasion-of-iraq-18ctbzt-1mqyedl

Middle-East-Conflict-Chart-answers-2-1vxdz01-1odqtdi

 

December 6

Congratulations Atlanta United!!  Let’s support our championship team by wearing our Five Stripes attire tomorrow!!

Today’s Agenda:

BLOCKS 3, 6 & 7

  1. Warm-up Week 15 Thurs (Hint- There are 3 parts to this answer)
  2. Read and Discuss Operation Iraqi Freedom
  3. Complete Summary Sentences
  4. Fill in Graphic Organizer
  5. TEST HISTORY OF SW ASIA PART 2 – DECEMBER 12TH (Study Guide History of SW Asia Part 2 Study Guide-205bu9z)
  6. HOMEWORK – Complete summary sentences for Operation Iraqi Freedom and fill in the graphic organizer (Middle East Conflict Chart – WRITE ANSWERS-1jvsiik)

BLOCK 4 & 5

  1. Warm Up Week 15 Thurs (Hint: there are 3 parts to the answer)
  2. Discuss National Security Directive #54
  3. Read and Discuss Operation Iraqi Freedom
  4. TEST HISTORY OF SW ASIA PART 2 – DECEMBER 12TH Study Guide: History of SW Asia Part 2 Study Guide-205bu9z)
  5. HOMEWORK: Complete Summary of Operation Iraqi Freedom

 

 

 

December 5

Parents/Guardians:

Your student received his or her IOWA scores today.  Please check with your student to get this form.

Thank you!

Today’s Agenda-

Blocks 3, 6 & 7

  1. Warm Up
  2.  The Invasion of Afghanistan
  3. HW: Complete the sentence summaries for The Invasion of  Afghanistan

December 4

Parents and Guardians,

It’s time to plan for the DURHAM REINDEER GAMES! (This is our Holiday Party Theme this year.)  I sent out a Sign-Up Genius this morning.  If you did not receive an email, you can follow this link to participate: https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080B45A4AE22AA8-holiday

Today’s Agenda:

Blocks 3,6&7:

  1.  Warm-Up Week 15 (Tues)
  2. Vocabulary Quiz
  3. Modern Conflict/US  Involvement in the ME.  Students used Persian Gulf War (1991) (ol persian gulf war_-2o0fvku) to complete the first row of the graphic organizer (Modern Middle East Conflict Chart-2i7bnrj)
  4. Homework – None

Blocks 4 & 5

  1.  Warm-Up Week 15 (Tues)
  2. Vocabulary Quiz
  3. Modern Conflict/US  Involvement in the ME.  Student led discussion of Shifting Sands (Shifting Sands-1v168dl)
  4. Students turned in assignment for a classwork grade
  5.  Analysis – National Security Directive 54 (National Security Directive 54-001-12anr2q)
  6. Analysis worksheet – Document Analysis Worksheet-1ofkx7c
  7. Homework – Complete Analysis Worksheet