April 9-13, 2018 History of China

This week will will continue our discussion about the Great Leap Forward, Cultural Revolution and Tiananmen Square.  We will add to our history of SE Asia topics. 

SS7H3 The student will analyze continuity and change in Southern and Eastern Asia leading to the 21st century.

  1. Describe how nationalism led to independence in India and Vietnam.
  2. Explain the role of the United States in the rebuilding of Japan after WWII.
  3. Describe the impact of Communism in China in terms of Mao Zedong, the Great Leap Forward, the Cultural Revolution, and Tiananmen Square.
  4. Explain the reasons for foreign involvement in Korea and Vietnam in terms of containment of Communism.

MEME Assignment MEME Project-r8t1dy

This Week’s Warm-up: April 9-13, 2018 Warm-up-2nedfxz

Thursday

Friday

Geography of Southeast Asia

Standards

SS7G9 Locate selected features in Southern and Eastern Asia.
a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: Ganges River, Huang He (Yellow River), Chang Jiang (Yangtze) River, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean, Sea of Japan, South China Sea, Yellow Sea, Gobi Desert, Taklimakan Desert, Himalayan Mountains, and Korean Peninsula.
b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the countries of China, India, Japan, North Korea, South Korea, and Vietnam.
SS7G10 Explain the impact of environmental issues across Southern and Eastern Asia.
a. Explain the causes and effects of pollution on the Chang Jiang (Yangtze) and Ganges Rivers.
b. Explain the causes and effects of air pollution and flooding in India and China.
SS7G12 Analyze the diverse cultural characteristics of the people who live in Southern and Eastern Asia.
a. Explain the differences between an ethnic group and a religious group.
b. Compare and contrast the belief systems originating in Southern and Eastern Asia: Buddhism, Hinduism, Shintoism, and Confucianism.

This Week’s Warm-up: March 19-23, 2018 Warm-up-2jxrg4b

Monday– Finish Who’s the Economic Giant of Africa DBQ Essay.

Tuesday & Wednesday–

Mapping the Physical and Political Features of Southeast Asia & Environmental Issues

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Thursday–Religions of Southeast Asia

Friday–Comparing and Contrasting Religions & Map Quiz

Videos

 

Week of March 5-9, 2018 & March 12-16, 2018 Economic Giant of Africa

Standards

SS7E1 Analyze different economic systems.

  1. Compare how traditional, command, and market economies answer the economic questions of 1-what to produce, 2-how to produce, and 3-for whom to produce.
  2. Explain that countries have a mixed economic system located on a continuum between pure market and pure command.
  3. Compare and contrast the economic systems in South Africa, Nigeria, and Kenya.

SS7E3 Describe factors that influence economic growth and examine their presence or absence in Nigeria, South Africa, and Kenya.

  1. Evaluate how literacy rates affect the standard of living.
  2. Explain the relationship between investment in human capital (education and training) and gross domestic product (GDP per capita).
  3. Explain the relationship between investment in capital goods (factories, machinery, and technology) and gross domestic product (GDP per capita).
  4. Explain how the distribution of natural resources affects the economic development of Africa.
  5. Describe the role of entrepreneurship.

This week in Social Studies, we will learn about the economic systems in Africa through analyzing primary documents (DBQ).  By the end of the week, students will be able to answer the compelling question–

Who is the economic giant of Africa?

NOTE: The expectation is that each student complete a typed essay by end of the week.

This week’s warm-up–

March 12-16, 2018 Warm-up-2cnvkl0

March 5-9, 2018 Warm-up-ug25lm

Monday- Economic Giant Hook Activity & Background Essay

Tuesday-Wednesday- Document Analysis

Thursday- Write 1st Draft

Friday- Peer Editing & Complete Final Draft

Homework—- Students are expected to complete any document analysis that were not completed during class.

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Week of February 26-March 2, 2018 Government of Africa

SS7CG1 Compare and contrast different forms of citizen participation in government.

  1. Explain the role of citizen participation in autocratic and democratic governments.
  2. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic governments: parliamentary and presidential.
  3. Explain the role of citizens in choosing the leaders of South Africa (parliamentary democracy), Nigeria (presidential democracy), and Kenya (presidential democracy).

Warm-up February 26-March 2, 2018 Warm-up-26oo3bc

This week in Social Studies

  • Monday- Formative Assessment for Government of Africa
  • Tuesday- Mystery Government Activity
  • Wednesday- Government Systems of Africa: African Governments student version-tcu1f2
  • Thursday- Review for Government of Africa
  • Friday- Government of Africa Assessment

 

History in Africa: Unit VI Assessment

Standards

SS7H1 Analyze continuity and change in Africa.
a. Explain how the European partitioning across Africa contributed to conflict, civil war, and artificial political boundaries in Africa today.
b. Explain how the Pan-African movement and nationalism led to independence in Kenya and Nigeria.
c. Explain the creation and end of apartheid in South Africa and the roles of Nelson Mandela and F.W.de Klerk.

Create A Twitter Page for either Nelson Mandela or F.W. De Klerk with posts describing their role in the end of Apartheid. 

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Independence Movements in Africa (Kenya, Nigeria and South Africa)

Standards

SS7H1 Analyze continuity and change in Africa.
b. Explain how the Pan-African movement and nationalism led to independence in Kenya and Nigeria.
c. Explain the creation and end of apartheid in South Africa and the roles of Nelson Mandela and F.W.de Klerk.

January 29-Febuary 2 2018 Warm-up-1ce1qlp

Monday & Tuesday— Nationalism and Pan Africanism Wordle. Comparing primary source documents

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Wednesday & Thursday

  •  Students will learn about the independence movements of Kenya, South Africa and Nigeria.
  • They will work in collaborative groups to complete an What’s in my head? Activity.
  • To show their learning, students will complete an Who am I poem about one of the countries.
  • Thursday, our classmates will answer each Who Am I? poem. We will also create a commemorative can that represents the independence movements or Kenya Nigeria.

Friday

In collaborative group students will learning about Apartheid in South Africa.

 

Additional Resources:

TES Blendspace Resources

Apartheid Resources

Scramble for Africa

Please Note: Unit V Retest/test will take place Wednesday morning and afternoon

Standards

SS7G4 Analyze the diverse cultural characteristics of the people who live in Africa.
a. Explain the differences between an ethnic group and a religious group.
b. Describe the diversity of religions within African ethnic groups.

SS7H1 Analyze continuity and change in Africa.
a. Explain how the European partitioning across Africa contributed to conflict, civil war, and artificial political boundaries in Africa today.
b. Explain how the Pan-African movement and nationalism

Warm-up Jan. 8-12, 2018 Warm-ups-1z1rmsa

Monday & Tuesday

Students will accomplish the following tasks:

  • Part ICHART:Read Africa’s Ethnic & Religious Groups to find out where each ethnic group lives in Africa and what religions they practice. Record the information in the chart below.

  • Part 2:MAP:Use the chart in Part I to help you label the Ethnic & Religious Groups Map.

  • Part 3: Questions:Now that you’ve read and created a map about Africa’s ethnic and religious groups, answer the following questions to synthesize the information.

There will not be a Warm-up Sheet this week.

Videos:

African People

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africa-ethnic-religious-groups-reading-2

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Wednesday & Thursday

Students will complete European Colonization Cloze Notes & Scramble for Africa Web quest.

Scramble for Africa Web Link

Part II

Scramble for Africa Web Quest

 

Friday-Start Nationalism and Pan Africanism Wordle. Comparing primary source documents

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Additional Resources:

Archived Video Links

Pan African Movment Video

 

January S.E.R.V.E. Week

Good afternoon TAPP Family!!!!

Next week is our SERVE WEEK.  Attached are the calendar of events that you, your family and your students will be able to attend over the next 7 days. Please document your hours on the attached forms. Encourage your students to do the same. Our goal as a school is to serve 600 hours of community service during the month of January. In order to do this…..we need YOUR help. Join us in making our school and community a better place to live and work.  We look forward to seeing you at one or more of these community service opportunities.

Don’t forget to POST your pic and tag #TAPPserve #TapN2TAPP!!!!

We want the word about serve week to reach as many people. Please place the attached documents to your individual blogs!!!!!Together we can make a HUGE impact in this community!!!

SERVE Documentation Forms 2018-vjhgds

SERVE List January 2018-126zv45

North Cobb Model UN Middle School Conference Information

2018 NCHS MUN Middle School Conference

Looking for an opportunity to learn about nuclear North Korea, Iran, or the situation in Ukraine before all your friends? Need an excuse to dress like a fancy business person? Still trying to get ahead of those pesky, overachieving geniuses on college applications? Well look no further than your local Model United Nation’s team: immersing the youth of society in excessively informative and exceedingly stimulating mock United Nations conferences.

Learn about the pressing matters facing our global community such as human trafficking, Mexican drug cartels, and nuclear non-proliferation then add skills such as public speaking, research and resolution writing, and parliamentary procedure.  Now you can start your Model UN career before it goes mainstream. Participate in the Middle School Model United Nations conference at North Cobb High School on January 27, 2018 to get all of this and so much more!

What is Model UN?

2018 Tentative Schedule:  Click here

To register, complete the following three steps please.

1) Complete the 2018 Online Registration form  and then:

2) Print and complete the County Permission and Registration forms, and then:

3) Mail the registration form, the county permission form, and your $25.00 fee (check made payable to North Cobb High School MUN) to the conference staff at the address below.  If postmarked after January 4, price is $35.  The last day to mail forms and money is January 12th.

North Cobb High School
ATTN:  MSMUN-Roach
3400 Hwy 293 North
Kennesaw, GA 30144

Where to find information:​

2018 NCHS MUN Middle School Conference

Fill out the registration form & the county permission form ​

  • Mail forms & $25 to NCHS-MSMUN Roach, 3400 Hwy 293 North, ​
    Kennesaw, GA 30144​
  • All money due by January 12, 2018​
  • Any forms mailed after January 4 will cost $35 instead of the $25​
  • Register by January 4 to be guaranteed a t-shirt at the event; we have a new supplier for t-shirts with much quicker service.​

January 8-12, 2018 Unit V: Geography of Africa & Environmental Issues

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.

Tuesday & Wednesday

Jan. 8-12, 2018 Warm-ups-1z1rmsa

Water Borne Diseases

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Water Issues & Water Borne Diseases

Thursday– Review Unit V Assessment

Study Guide Unit V AFrica geography and people study guide 2015-2gira03

ANSWERS: Unit V African Geography Study Guide ANSWERS-1hw9yrs

Friday– Unit V Assessment

SS7G2 The student will discuss environmental issues across the continent of Africa.
b. Explain the relationship between poor soil and deforestation in Sub-Saharan Africa.
c. Explain the impact of desertification on the environment of Africa from the Sahel to the rainforest.

Tuesday- Desertification (Sad, Sad Story of Desertification)

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Student Example of Deserfiation Story:  Yay, Jada B. !!!!!!!!

The Sad , Sad Story Of Desertification

Last week: Deforestation Activity Deforestation Activity Completed

Deforestation Article

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Last Week: Students will learn about some environmental issues in Africa.

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Monday: Water Borne Diseases

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Water Issues & Water Borne Diseases