Happy Friday!

Happy Friday parents and students! This week we completed Georgia Milestone testing. Next week we will continue our exploration of Southeast Asia. Have a great weekend!

Hello Parents and Students

3 more days before Spring break. Let’s work hard and finish the week strong! This week we will continue our exploration of Southeast Asia. The following are some vocabulary words that you should know:

Economy

Mixed Economy

Gross Domestic Product

Imports

Exports

Remember Georgia Milestone testing begins April 10!

Happy Monday!

Hello Parents and Students

Happy Monday! This week we will continue our exploration of Southern and Eastern Asia. Students please keep in mind that you are required to be able to identify the countries of China, India, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Vietnam on a world and regional political-physical map . Please use the following link for practice : https://lizardpoint.com/geography/asia-southeast-quiz.php. And remember students Georgia Milestone testing begins April 10th. That still gives you plenty of time to study! Have a fantastic week 🙂

 

S.E Asia

Hello Parents and Students!

Last week we finished our exploration of Africa. This week we will begin our exploration of  South East Asia.  On Monday and Tuesday we will begin the unit with the Geography of Southern and Eastern Asia. On Wednesday and Thursday the students will create a tri-fold travel brochure encouraging tourists to visit SE Asia. Don’t forget that Wednesday is an early release day. Students will dismiss at 1:30 pm. Finally on Friday,  students will have a choice of two types of map quizzes given for Southeast Asian Geography. And remember students Georgia milestone testing begins April 10th!  Click the following link for a study guide :

http://www.gadoe.org/Curriculum-Instruction-and-Assessment/Assessment/Pages/EOG-Study-Resource-Guides.aspx

Alright students, let’s make it a great week! 🙂

African Development

Hello Parents and Students!

This week will continue our exploration of Africa. We will explore African Development. The following is a schedule of this week’s academic activities:

Monday: Pan-Africanisim

Tuesday: Literacy Rates & Standard of Living

Wednesday: Kahoot (Africa)

Thursday: Africa Summative review

Friday: Africa Summative Test

Remember to study for Georgia Milestone testing on April 10th! Let’s make it a great week 🙂

 

2/26-3/2

Hello Students!

Welcome back. I hope you all had a wonderful break. This week we will continue our exploration of the continent of Africa. We will also continue our preparation for Georgia Milestone testing which will begin April 10th. Please be sure to click the link for access to test preparation materials on last week’s blog. Have a phenomenal week! 😊

Hello Students and Parents!

I hope you all enjoyed your weekend! This week is a very important week, as we will have a test on 2/16/2018.  The test will cover African colonialism, economics, and geography. Students will be given a study guide. Also parents we are preparing for standardized testing that will begin the week after we return from Spring Break. Please work with your scholar on some sample items that will help your him/her become familiar with the test format. The following link can help your child better prepare: https://mrsfrischsworldgeographyclassroom.wikispaces.com/file/view/I%20CRCT%20Test%20Prep%20Grade%207%20pgs%201-74.pdf/542304744/I%20CRCT%20Test%20Prep%20Grade%207%20pgs%201-74.pdf

Thanks so much! Have a good week 🙂

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Africa

Hello Students and Parents!

This week we will continue our exploration of Africa. This week’s topic will focus on African politics and the African standard of living. The following is a list of vocabulary words that students should focus on:

United Nations

World Bank

Dowry

Civil War

Unitary Government System

Monarchy

Confederation Government System

Federal Government System

Have a wonderful and productive week! 🙂

Welcome Back!

Welcome back students! We hope that you enjoyed your snow days. You should be well rested revived and ready to learn. We have plenty of material to cover this week. Our main subject will be the colonization of Africa. There will be a vocabulary quiz on Friday January 26, 2017. Please make sure that you go home and study. The quiz words are listed as follows, but not limited to:

• Colonialism-is the forced control of one nation by another nation.
• The Berlin Conference- a series of meetings in Berlin, Germany, held by European nations from 1884 to 1885. Africa’s rulers did not attend. The European nations discussed Africa’s land and how they wanted it to be divided. Ten percent of Africa was in European hands going into the meeting. Europeans owned most of Africa by its end.
• Triangular Trade- trade carried out between three points.
• Missionary- is a person who goes to a foreign country to spread his or her religion
• African National Congress- Fight for the rights of black Established in 1912
• Nationalism- is the identification of a ethnic group or nationality with a country or state.
• Suez Canal- human-made water route between Europe and Asia.
• Trade Balance- is the difference in value between a country’s imports and exports

Enjoy the rest of your week! Good luck on the quiz 🙂

Week of 1/8- 1/12

Hello Parents and Students! I hope you’re having a glorious New Year so far :). This week we will continue our exploration of Africa.

We will visit standards:

SS7G2 Explain environmental issues across the continent of Africa. a. Explain how water pollution and unequal access to water impacts irrigation, trade, industry, and drinking water. b. Explain the relationship between poor soil and deforestation in Sub-Saharan Africa. c. Explain the impact of desertification on the environment of Africa.
SS7G3 Explain the impact of location, climate, and physical characteristics on population distribution in Africa. a. Explain how the characteristics in the Sahara, Sahel, savanna, and tropical rain forest impact trade and affect where people live..

This week’s lesson schedule will be:

Monday (1/8) Stations Lesson

Tuesday (1/9) Stations Lesson *continued*

Wed (1/10) Population Distribution map

Thursday (1/11) Kahoot Review game (Students may bring personal devices)

Friday (1/12) Quiz (African Geography/Environmental issues)

Students don’t forget your devices for the Kahoot on Thursday. Good luck with your quiz on Friday!