AP Human Geography Syllabus

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Posted by reasonh | Posted in AP Human Geography, AP Human Geography Syllabus | Posted on July 31, 2019

AP Human syllabus fall 2019(new)

AP Human Geography Aug.1-9

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Posted by reasonh | Posted in AP Human Geography | Posted on July 31, 2019

)Thursday Aug. 1

  1. Welcome!!
  2.  Introduction to AP Human Geography
  3.  Discuss syllabus and course expectations
  4. Parent letter and AP Exam information
  5. video clip: What is AP Human Geography??
  6.  Discuss mental mapping and assign your own mental map which will be due on Monday

AP Human syllabus fall 2019(new)

Homework:
1. Study for World and U.S. regions map quiz
2. Work on Unit 1 Vocab.
2. Read Hillbilly Elegy

Homework:

  1. Read over syllabus and expectations
  2.  Mental Mapping activity
  3.  Get a copy of Hillbilly Elegy if you don’t already have it and begin reading- assignment will be later in the semester

Friday Aug. 2

  1. Maps that Tell a story
  2. Discuss projections
  3. Basics of cartography
  4.  Assign World and U.S. map regions for map quiz on Wed. Aug. 7
  5. Assign Unit Vocab.- Quiz will be Friday Aug. 9

Homework:

1.Mental Mapping activity

2.Get a copy of Hillbilly Elegy if you don’t already have it and begin reading- assignment will be later in   the semester

3. Work on your map regions of the World and U.S.

4. Work on Unit 1 Vocab.

Monday Aug. 5

  1. Turn in your mental maps and share
  2. Notes over the 5 Themes in Geography
  3. Analyze 5 Themes of Geography and examples
  4. Read 5 Themes of Geography article and questions

Homework:

1.  Study for World and U.S. regions map quiz

2. Work on Unit 1 Vocab.

2. Read Hillbilly Elegy

Tuesday Aug. 6

  1. Applying aspects of Geography skills
  2. Notes over scale and scale models
  3. Video: Power of Place

Homework:
1. Study for World and U.S. regions map quiz
2. Work on Unit 1 Vocab. for Friday’s Quiz
3. Read Hillbilly Elegy

Wed. Aug. 7

  1. World and U.S. regions map quiz
  2. TODALSIGS activity
  3.  Notes over regions of the World and U.S.
  4. Work on Unit 1 Vocab.

Homework:

1. Study for Unit 1 Vocab.

2. Read Hillbilly Elegy

Thursday Aug. 8

  1. Notes over GIS systems
  2. Video Ted Talk and questions
  3. Case Study:  GIS and Hurricane Maria

Homework:

Study for Unit 1 Vocab. Quiz

Friday Aug. 10

  1. Unit 1 Vocab Quiz
  2. Location Service debate
  3. Notes over diffusion,distribution, and density
  4. Map activity analysis

Homework:

Review notes over Unit 1 – Unit 1 Test will be on Wed. Aug. 14

Read Hillbilly Elegy

 

 

World History Syllabus

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Posted by reasonh | Posted in AP Human Geography, World History, World History syllabus | Posted on July 31, 2019

World History Syllabus

World History Aug.1-9

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Posted by reasonh | Posted in World History | Posted on July 31, 2019

Thurs. Aug.1

  1. Welcome!!
  2. Intro. to World History
  3. Class Syllabus and Expectations
  4.  Info. Sheet
  5. Corners activity

World History Syllabus

Homework:

Review the syllabus and have your parents sign your syllabus

 

Friday Aug. 2

1. Finish corners activity

2. get your Ancient civilizations packet

3. Notes over the traits of a civilization

4. Explain the SPRITE in history

5. HHS Sprite activity-partners

Homework:

Get a folder/binder for World History and syllabus signed

Monday Aug. 5

  1. Finish and present SPRITE activity
  2.  What is culture? discussion
  3. Video clip: what can we learn from skeletons
  4. notes over measuring time and activity skills

Homework:

Get a folder/binder for World History and syllabus signed

Tuesday Aug. 6

  1. Finish timeline skills if needed
  2. notes over where is and what is Mesopotamia
  3. Label map of the Fertile Crescent
  4.  Video: What we learned from Mesopotamia

Homework:

Review your notes

Wed. Aug. 7

1. Finish video clip

2. notes Rise/fall of Assyria

3.  Analyze Babylonian Code of Laws and compare with modern codes of law-partners

Homework:

Review your notes for the 1st quiz which will be on Friday

Thurs. Aug.8

  1. Finish Babylonian Code of Laws
  2. Notes over Egypt
  3. Egypt video and questions

Homework:

1. Study your notes for  a quiz over the early civilizations and timeline skills

Friday Aug.9

  1. Early civilizations quiz
  2. Finish Egypt video
  3. Label map of the Indus River Valley and early Chinese civilizations

Homework:

No homework!  Have a good weekend!

 

 

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