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World Geography

Pennsylvania
Capital: Harrisburg
Mid-Atlantic States:
New York
Capital: Albany



Capital: Albany
New Jersey
Capital: Trenton
United States:
Chapter 1
I Can.......
- I can describe where the U.S. is located
- I can identify the most important physical features and climate of the U.S.
- I can describe the diverse culture of the U.S.
- I can describe the economy of the U.S.
Lesson 1:
- Chapter 1: Pre-Test: (Form A)
Begin Unit on United States:
- Reading pgs. 34 – 36
Questions in complete
sentences pg. 36
- Activity: All About the
United States

Lesson 2
USA Physical Features and Climate
Chapter 1, Section 2
- Read Pages 37 – 41
- Lesson Review Questions Together
- Activity: Physical Feature Match-Up

Lesson 3:

Read pages: 42 – 45
Lesson Review Questions pg. 45
Activity: United States Culture Puzzle

The People
Ch. 1 Lesson 3
Lesson 4:
Lesson 4: Economy and Environment
- Read pgs. 46 - 49
- Lesson Review :
pg. 49
Chapter 1 Completion:

- Read Chapter 1 Summary
- Complete pgs. 52 – 53
- Student Study Guide
- Review Pre-test
- Take Chapter 1 Post-test

Canada:
Chapter 2

- I can describe where Canada is located.
- I can identify the most important physical features and climates of Canada.
- I can describe the cultures of Canada.
- I can explain where and how most people in Canada live.
Lesson 1
I can...
- learn the physical characteristics of Canada's regions.
- identify Canada's political divisions.
- Intro: Movie Clips
- Pre-test Form A
- Read Section 1
- Lesson Review Questions
- Canada Puzzle

Lesson 2:

- I can learn understand how Canada's topographic regions formed.
- I can identify Canada's major bodies of water.
- I can related Canada's geography and resources to lifestyles and attitudes.
- Short Clip of Calgary’s Climate:
- Read Pages 60 – 63
- Complete Lesson Review pg. 63
- Canada Physical Feature Match-up

Lesson 3
I Can Statements.......

- I can describe the native and European cultures in Canada.
- I can identify the population and cultural centers of Canada.
- I can understand how a diverse population and internal conflict over language affect the nation.
Helpful Websites:

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/united-states-of-america/
- Movie Clip: Inuit, Toronto, Montreal
Vancuver, Quebec
- Read pages 64 – 66
- Lesson Review pg. 66
- Canada’s People Activity

Lesson 4:
Economy and Environment
Lesson Agenda:
Read pgs. 67 – 68
Complete Section 4 Review pg. 69
Canada’s Natural Wealth and Problems

I Can Statements:
- I can explain the value of Canda's water and mineral resources to the economy.
I can exlpain the importance of manufacturing forest and mineral products.
Chapter Review:
- Complete Outline Together
- Chapter 2 Review pg. 72
Jeopordy Game: http://www.superteachertools.com/jeopardy/usergames/Oct201343/game1382556338.php
- Review Chapter Pre-test
- Chapter 2 Test

Chapter 3:
Mexico
I Can Statements:
- I can describe where Mexico is located.
- I can identify the most important physical features and climate of Mexico.
- I can describe the diverse cultures of Mexico.
- I can explain where and how people in Mexico live.
Lesson 1: Mexico
Agenda:
- Chapter 3 Pre-Test Form A
- Movie Clip: 10 min.
- Intro: Pg. 78 – 79
- Read pgs. 80 – 82
- Lesson Review: pg. 82
- Exploring Mexico Activity

Lesson 2: Physical Features and Climate
Agenda:
Read pgs. 83 – 85
Lesson Review: pg. 85
Mexico Puzzle Activity

Lesson 3: The People
- Watch Mexico Revealed: 10 min
- Read pgs. 86 – 89
- Lesson Review pg.89
- Watch Mexico Revealed part 2: 10 min.
- The People of Mexico Assignment

Lesson 4: Economy and Environment
- Watch Mexico Revealed part 3: 10 min
- Read pgs. 90 – 93
- Lesson Review pg. 93
- Mexico’s Economy Activity
- Watch Mexico Revealed part 4: 10 min
Chapter 3 Completion
Chapter 3 Review pg. 96 – 97

Jeopordy:

Study Chapter Pre-Test A

Take Chapter Post-Test B

I Can Statements:
-I can identify the physical characteristics of Mexico's regions.
- I can understand how geography affects the population of each region.
Helpful Websites:

http://kids.nationalgeographic.com/kids/places/find/mexico/
Helpful Websites:
http://www.worldatlas.com/webimage/countrys/namerica/ca.htm

Canada:

http://www.ecokids.ca/pub/eco_info/topics/canadas_north/people/people.cfm
I Can Statements:
- I can understand the effect of these features on climate and population.
Group Prezi/Poster:
1. At least one slide for each heading
2. Picture for each slide
3. New vocabulary words defined.
4. Two interesting facts about each heading

Current Groups:


Central America:
Chapter 4
Learning Targets:
- I can describe where Central America and the Caribbean are located.
- I can identify the most important physical features and climate of Central America and the Caribbean.
- I can describe the cultures of Central America and the Caribbean.
- I can explain where and how most people of the area live.
- I can describe the economy of the countries of Central America and the Caribbean.

Dominican Republic Clip 10 min.
Read pgs. 98 – 99
Read pgs. 100 – 101
Lesson Review pg. 102
Central America and the Carribean Just the Facts!

Chapter 4: Central American and the Carribean

Read pgs. 103 – 105
Lesson Review pg. 105
Physical Features Crossword Puzzle

Central America and the Carribean
Section 2

Read pgs. 106 – 110
Lesson Review pg. 110
Cultures of Central America and the Caribbean

Central America and the Caribbean
Section 3: The People

Read pgs. 111-113
Lesson Review pg. 113
Economic and Environmental Issues

Central America and the Caribbean
Section 4:Economy and Environment

Complete Chapter 4:

Study Guide

Study Pre-test

Class Jeopordy

Test B
Forms:

- Chapter Foldable:

South America
Review pgs. 118-119
Read Section 1/Take Notes Together: pgs. 120 – 122
Lesson Review Questions: pg. 122
What Do You Know About South America?

South America
Chapter 5.1

Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pgs. 123 – 125
Lesson Review pgs. 126
Physical Features of South America

South America
5.2 Physical Features and Climate

Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 130 – 133
Lesson Review pg. 133
South America’s Economy
and Environment Activity

South America
5.4 Economy and Environment

Read Chapter 5 Summary as a Class
Complete Chapter 5 Review pg. 136 – 137
Review Chapter Pre-test Form A
Take Chapter Post-test Form B

South America
Chapter 5 Review

The British Isles
Chapter 6
Western Europe
Northern Europe
Eastern Europe and the Balkan Countries
Read Chapter Summary together: pg. 179
Chapter Review pg. 180 - 181
Study Test Form A
Take Test

Chapter 7: Western Europe
Review/Test Day


Learning Goals:
To describe the European Union and how trade affects western Europe.
To list the region’s resources and industries.
To identify some environmental challenges in the region.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 173-176
Lesson Review: pg. 177
About the Economy and the Environment

Western Europe
7.4: Economy and Environment


Learning Goals:
To identify the cultures, language, and religions.
To describe the areas in which most Western Europeans live.
To list some of the population and economic problems
faced by Western Europe.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 170-172
Lesson Review: pg. 172
All About the People Activity

Western Europe
7.3: The People


Learning Goals:
To identify the main physical features of this region.
To list the important bodies of water in and around this region.
To describe western Europe’s climate.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 167 -169
Lesson Review: pg. 169
Western Europe Match-Up

Chapter 7: Western Europe
7.2 Physical Features/Climate


Learning Goals:
To learn about the location and importance of western Europe.
To identify the 3 physical regions of western Europe.
To explain how the geography of western Europe influenced WWI.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 164 -166
Lesson Review: pg. 166
Western Europe Paragraphs

Chapter 7: Western Europe
7.1



Learning Goals:
To name the countries of West Africa
To identify the 4 regions

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 294
Lesson Review: pg. 295
Activity: Southern Africa

Chapter 13.1
Southern Africa

Lesson Objectives:
To describe the economy of Russia and the independent republics
To understand some of the environmental challenges faced by Russia and the independent republics.
Plan for the Day:
Read Lesson: pg. 258
Lesson Review: pg. 263
Economic and Environmental Issues

Chapter 11.4
Russia and the Independent Republics


Learning Goals:
To locate northern Europe
To understand how its geography shaped the history of northern Europe.
To identify the four regions of northern Europe.


Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 204-206
Lesson Review: pg. 207
Activity:

Chapter 9: Northern Europe
9.1

Learning Goals:
To recognize China’s location and identify its neighbors.
To identify the four regions of China

Plan for the Day:
Read Lesson Together: 358-359

Chapter 16: China
Lesson 1



Learning Goals:

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 276
Lesson Review: pg. 278
Activity: West Africa Puzzler

Chapter 13.2
West Africa: Physical Features/Climate



Learning Goals:
To name the countries of West Africa
To identify the 4 regions

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 294
Lesson Review: pg. 295
Activity: Southern Africa

Chapter 13.1
Southern Africa

Read Chapter Summary together: pg. 263
Chapter Review pg. 266 - 267
Study Test Form A
Take Test

Chapter 12: West Africa
Review/Test Day



Learning Goals:
To understand West Africa’s reliance on staple crops, inter-cropping, and problems with agricultural methods

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 284
Lesson Review: pg. 287
Activity: West Africa Match-Up

Chapter 12.4
West Africa: Economy and Environment



Learning Goals:
To identify cultivators and pastoralists as cultural groups.
To learn the official languages and major religions.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 279
Lesson Review: pg. 283
Activity: West Africa True/False

Chapter 12.3
West Africa: The People



Learning Goals:
To identify West Africa’s physical features
To understand the importance of the Nigel River

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 276
Lesson Review: pg. 278
Activity: West Africa Puzzler

Chapter 12.2
West Africa: Physical Features/Climate



Learning Goals:
To name the countries of West Africa
To identify the 4 regions

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 274
Lesson Review: pg. 275
Activity: West Africa

Chapter 12.1
West Africa

Read Chapter Summary together: pg. 263
Chapter Review pg. 266 - 267
Study Test Form A
Take Test

Chapter 11: Russia and the Independent Republics
Review/Test Day

Learning Goals:
To describe the diverse cultures of Russia and the independent

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 254
Lesson Review: pg. 257
Activity:

Chapter 11.3
Russia and the Independent Republics

Learning Goals:
To identify the physical features of Russia and the independent republics.
To describe the climates of the region.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 251
Lesson Review: pg. 253
Activity:

Chapter 11.2
Russia and the Independent Republics



Learning Goals:
To describe the locations of Russia and the independent republics
To understand how geography shaped the history of the region.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 248 - 250
Lesson Review: pg. 250
Activity:

Chapter 11.1
Russia and the Independent Republics

Read Chapter Summary together: pg. 243
Chapter Review pg. 244 - 245
Study Test Form A
Take Test

Chapter 10: Eastern Europe and the Balkan Countries

Review/Test Day


Learning Goals:
To understand how Communist and Russian control affected the region’s economy.
To identify the region’s resources and industrial woes.
To understand why acid rain and air and water pollution are problems in the region.
Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 238 – 241
Lesson Review: pg. 241
Activity: The Economy and Environment

Chapter 10: Eastern Europe and the Balkan Countries
10.4


Learning Goals:
To understand the eastern Europe has great ethnic diversity.
To learn about the region’s peoples and their problems.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 234 - 236
Lesson Review: pg. 237
Activity: The People of Eastern Europe and the Balkans

Chapter 10: Eastern Europe and the Balkan Countries
10.3


Learning Goals:
To identify the plains and mountain that dominate eastern Europe and the Balkan Peninsula.
To understand the glaciers shaped the many lakes of Poland.
To learn the importance of the Danube and Vistula Rivers.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 231 - 233
Lesson Review: pg. 233
Activity: Land, Water, Climate

Chapter 10: Eastern Europe and the Balkan Countries
10.2


Learning Goals:
To identify the countries of the region and their locations.
To identify four regions of eastern Europe and the Balkan countries.
To understand how geography affects a country’s development.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 228 - 229
Lesson Review: pg. 230
Activity: Locations, Regions, History

Chapter 10: Eastern Europe and the Balkan Countries
10.1

Read Chapter Summary together: pg. 219
Chapter Review pg. 220-221
Study Test Form A
Take Test

Chapter 9: Northern Europe
Review/Test Day


Learning Goals:
To describe the economy of northern Europe.
To understand some of the environmental challenges northern Europe faces.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 211-213
Lesson Review: pg. 214
Activity:

Chapter 9: Northern Europe
9.4


Learning Goals:
To describe the cultures of northern Europe.
To explain where and how most people live in northern Europe.


Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 211-213
Lesson Review: pg. 214
Activity:

Chapter 9: Northern Europe
9.3


Learning Goals:
To identify the most important physical features of northern Europe.
To describe the climate of the region.


Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 208 –209
Lesson Review: pg. 210
Activity:

Chapter 9: Northern Europe
9.2

Read Chapter Summary together: pg. 199
Chapter Review pg. 200 - 201
Study Test Form A
Take Test

Chapter 8: Southern Europe
Review/Test Day

I Can:
- describe economies of the region and identify economic problems.
- name the few natural resources in the region.
- identify major industries in southern Europe
Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 194 - 197
Lesson Review: pg. 197
Southern European Match-Up


Southern Europe
8.4: Economy and Environment


Learning Goals:
To understand the influence of invaders on other countries.
To explain the importance of family in southern European culture.
To identify the dominant religions and languages in southern Europe.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 190 - 193
Lesson Review: pg. 193
The People of Southern Europe Activity

Southern Europe
8.3: The People


Learning Goals:
To identify southern Europe’s mountain ranges, rivers, and lakes. To name important islands of the Mediterranean.
To describe
the Mediterranean climate.

Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 187 -189
Lesson Review: pg. 189
Mountains, Islands, Water Activity

Chapter 8: Southern Europe
8.2 Physical Features/Climate


Learning Goals:
To locate southern Europe and identify its three peninsulas.
To learn the physical makeup of the region and how it has influenced the region’s history.


Today’s Plan:
Read Lesson/Take Notes Together pg. 184-186
Lesson Review: pg. 186
Describing Southern Europe Activity

Chapter 8: Southern Europe
8.1

Southern Europe
Chapter 8
Group Weebly
Geography Website:

- Homepage:
- Include World Map
- Include Continents

- Country Research Page:
- Page Title: Name of Country.
- Include: Country Name(s), Country Map(s) Country Flags

Side Pages:

- Background of Countries:
- Capital of Countries
- Population
- Language(s) Spoken
- President/Prime Minister/Leader of the Country
- Include at least 2 relevant pictures

- Geography of Country: (Section 1 and 2)
- Location of the countries
- Names of major rivers, and lakes
- Names of land features such as mountains, deserts, etc.
- Including at least 4 pictures

- Living in the Country: (Section 3)
- What cultures are found in this country?
- What languages are spoken?
- What religions do people practice?
- Name 5 animals found in this country
- Name 5 plants found in this country
- Include at least 4 pictures

- Economics: (Section 4)
- Agriculture: What crops are produced in this country?
- Natural Resources
- Manufacturing: What is produced in this country?
- Include at least 3 pictures



Chapter 12: West Africa
Additional Resources:
Sweden Travel
Norway Travel
Finland Travel

Helpful Resources:
- http://www.timeforkids.com/
- http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history

Additional Resources:
http://www.timeforkids.com/destination/poland/challenge
Poland
Romania
http://www.funkidslive.com/features/fun-around-the-world/romania/
Czech Republic
Additional Resources:

Russia:
Cultures/Values:
http://www.kwintessential.co.uk/resources/global-etiquette/russia-country-profile.html
Basic Info:
http://www.timeforkids.com/destination/russia
http://travel.nationalgeographic.com/travel/countries/russia-photos/

Russian Alphabet:



Russian Cultural Dance:


Russian Dance Tutorial:
Russia and the Independent Republics
Additional Resources:

http://www.pbs.org/wonders/Kids/kids.htm

http://www.pbs.org/wonders/fr_wn.htm

http://wayback.archive-it.org/3635/20130908072508/http://library.thinkquest.org/16645/the_people/the_people.shtml


Africa:

Additional Resources:

http://www.socialstudiesforkids.com/articles/economics/goodsandservices1.htm

History of Money:
http://wayback.archive-it.org/3635/20130830075731/http://library.thinkquest.org/05aug/01401/ThinkQuestFiles/AMERICAS.htm

Economics Webquest: Activities #1-3
http://www.columbia.k12.mo.us/bre/lkoenig/webquest/Economania/index.htm

Advertisement Webquest:
http://teachers.usd497.org/cgoolsby/advertising1.htm
Economy Unit:


You and Your Economy:
- Read pgs. 1-4
- From the Dairy to the Table Clip:
http://www.moomilk.com/teachers-resources/59-the-story-of-california-milk
- Goods/Services Interactive Activity
http://www.econedlink.org/lessons/index.php?lid=642&type=educator
- Complete WS #1

The Making of a Product:
- Read together
-
http://quizlet.com/40892659/you-and-economymaking-of-a-product-flash-cards/
- WS. #2

Your Standard of Living and the Job Market
- Read Together
- WS. #3 and #4
- Wage of a Living Lesson Clips/Discussion:
Jerry:
- http://www.pbs.org/pov/wagingaliving/video_classroom1.php#.U0118FVdWSo
Living in Gratiot County:
http://livingwage.mit.edu/counties/26057
Test: 1

Problems Within The Economy:
- Biz Kids Global Economy Episode:

- W.S. #5 and #6
- Michigan Debt Clock:
http://www.usdebtclock.org/state-debt-clocks/state-of-michigan-debt-clock.html
- Supply and Demand Video Clip:
http://bizkids.com/clip/supply-and-demand
- Dollar A Glass Game:
http://bizkids.com/games

Careful Shoppers and Advertising:
- Read Together
- WS #7
- Watch Biz Kids How to be a Smart Consumer
- WS #8 and #9
- Test#3

The Environment and the Economy:
- Read Together
- EPA: Water Treatment Tour:
http://www.epa.gov/ogwdw/watertreatmentplant/flash/index.html
- OSHA: Intro.
https://www.osha.gov/
- WS #10

The Type of Economy in Which we Live:
- Read Together
- Biz Kids "Stocks and Bonds" Episode
http://www.mrmovietimes.com/watch-now/60110316/biz-kid-bulls-bears-and-financial-markets-s-1-ep-21
-
Quizlet Activity
- http://quizlet.com/42799480/type-of-economy-in-which-you-live-flash-cards/
Stock Market Game
- http://www.howthemarketworks.com/trading/account.php
- W.S. # 11 and 12

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