CALENDAR GEOGRAPHY- CARR

Week 10 February 20 - 24, 2017


Monday, February 20

  • Water Quiz

Tuesday, February 21

  • warm up #: Why do you think Europeans (white people) were able to conquer and take over much of the world? Why didn’t Native Americans or Africans conquer the world like the Europeans? What do you think allowed the Europeans to do this?
  • GGS episode 1 + viewing guide

Wednesday, February 22

  • Recap GGS first half
  • GGS episode #1

Thursday, February 23

  • Review answers through #7
  • Finish GGS episode #1
  • Discuss # 8 and 9
  • Group Activity: Geo Luck Graphic + compare /contrast Fertile Crescent and Papua New Guinnea

Friday, February 24

  • Finish group activity from yesterday
  • Notes?
  • Paragraph 1
  • Start esisode 2 if time

 

 

Week 9 February 13 - 17, 2017

Monday, February 13

  • Group activity: Finish statistics + define prob using (supply/demand, limited resource and scarcity) + brainstorm solutions (top 3-5)

Tuesday, February 14

  • Water article - U.S. water connection
  • 10 state solution

Wednesday, February 15

  • Finish 10 state solutions - group process - students take notes

Thursday, February 16

  • Group rank, best solutions, apply to hypothetical problem
  • Building Cities Like a Sponge + questions

Friday, February 17

  • Water Quiz Monday
  • Study Guide - work on as a group - students pick

 

 

Week 8 February 6 - 10, 2017

Monday, February 6

  • Finish Aral Sea Test
  • Article: Why the Colorado River Stopped Flowing

Tuesday, February 7

  • Review Article Answers / examine pics (discuss water competition - who is competing with who? How/why?)
  • Warm Up #5: Who owns water?  Can you own water? Why or why not? What gives people, a nation, or state the right to control water? 
  • Class discussion + take notes


Wednesday, February 8

  • Warm up #6: How / why does competition for resources create conflicts? Evidence/example?
  • Colorado River research and images (google earth, grand canyon) / Deschutes River Drainage - can you follow? Find source? Who owns? Bend vs. Redmond
  • Water Notes

Thursday, February 9

  • Notes - Water (discuss problem with water)
  • Questions for vid
  • video - Death of a River

Friday, February 10

  • Finish Video
  • Water Stats activity?
  • Group Activity:
    1.  Make a list of top 5 most important or significant statistics
    2. Rank the statistics in order of importance.  1 is most important, 5 is least…
    3. Water article + solutions

Week 7 January 30 - February 3

Monday, January 30

  • Who what when where why – Please take notes from news sites about Trumps ban on immigration this last weekend
    • Do you think this is a good idea? Why or why not?
    • Research Pros/Cons of Trump policy. ( 2 of each)
  • Class discussion - Do you agree with Trump's policy? Why or why not?
  • Turn in your research notes from Friday and today.

Tuesday, January 31

  • Aral Sea investigation: Recap Problem - discuss
  • Partner work - describe consequences of shrinking Aral Sea (3 consequences)

Wendesday, February 1

  • Aral Sea Pop Quiz!
    • Describe the biggest factor causing the Aral Sea to Shrink. Your answer should be very detailed.
    • Describe 2 physical reasons you have studied in class as to why the Aral sea is shrinking. Explain!
    • List 3 consequences from the shrinking Aral Sea you have studied in class.

  • Aral Sea Group Work:
    • Make a group list of solutions to solve the 3 consequences around the Aral Sea
    • List pros/cons of each solution
    • Prioritize your solutions – top 3 solutions that will solve ALL the consequences

Thursdsay, February 2
Happy Groundhog Day!

  • Finish group solutions prioritize list + pros/cons
  • Create classpriority list
  • Research Solutions
    • Research solutions to the Aral Sea (each group member does this on their own) – explain your solutions and write the source on your notebook paper

Friday, February 3

  • Warm up #4: In your opinion, what is the best way to fix the problems around the Aral Sea?  Explain why this is the best solution.
  • Class Discusion about solutions
  • Aral Sea Test - start page 1


Geography

Week 6 January 23 - 27, 2017

Monday, January 23

  • Aral Sea Investigation - intro activities
  • warm up: how humans affect resources

Tuesday, January 24

  • Aral Sea Activity: GIS count

Wednesday, January 25

  • Aral Sea Activity: calculating change + graphing

Thursday, January 26

  • Aral Sea Activity: finish graph; examine consequences

Friday, January 27

  • new seating chart
  • current event - trump + geography
    • Research Activity:
      Topic: U.S. immigration policy under Trump and the Wall.
      Who, what, where, when and why (how)
    • Use legitimate news sites – cite your source!
    • check trumps website to see what he has to say!
    • As a group:
      1. Define Problem
      2. Define Trump’s policy – what does he propose?
      3. Do you agree, why or why not?
      4. Alternatives???

Week 5 January 16 - 20, 2017

Monday, January 16

  • No School - MLK Day

Tuesday, January 17

  • No School - Snow Closure

Wednesday, January 18

  • Climate Change Activity - finish articles
  • Start bucketing activity

Thursday, January 19

  • Climate Change Activity: write essay

Friday, January 20

  • Climate Change Activity: essay due today (work time)
Week 4 January 9 - 13, 2017

Monday, January 9

  • 2 Hour Delay
  • DBQ - Background essay

Tuesday, January 10

  • No School - Snow Closure

Wednesday, January 11

  • No School - Snow Closure

Thursday, January 12

  • DBQ - review background and question
  • bucketing activity - walk students through
  • examine evidence + answer questions - get through document D

Friday, January 13

  • DBQ - review answers for each article
  • Finish through document H
  • Start bucketing activty #2

Week 3 January 2 - 6, 2017

Monday, January 2
No School - holiday

Tuesday, January 3

  • 5 themes country project - research

Wednesday, January 4

  • No School - snow day

Thursday, January 5

  • 5 themes country project - finish research + group share + turn into google classroom
  • What do you think is the world’s biggest/most urgent, scariest problem? Why?
    1. Make a list of world probs
    2. Choose the worst
    3. Explain why #2 is the worst

Friday, January 6

  • dubai video: https://vimeo.com/117770305
  • kazhakstan vid: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hIjlThYQzOY
  • Review how to decide/prioritize what makes a something the "biggest/worst/most urgent"
  • DBQ - Climate Change - intro + hook

 

Week 2 December 12-16, 2016

Monday, December 12

  • Review Map Activity
  • Notes - 5 Themes

Tuesday, December 13

  • 5 Themes Activity

Wednesday, December 14

  • 5 Themes Activity

Thursday, December 15

  • Current Event

Friday, December 16

  • Current Event

Week 1 December 4 - 9, 2016

Monday, Dec 5

  • Welcome!
  • Geography Pretest / Google earth - Countries of N. America - what is America? why do people speak Spanish in Mexico? Portuguese in Brazil? English in the U.S.?
  • What is Geography? - ask your neighbor (class definition)
  • Who, what, when, where, why Standing Rock

Tuesday, Dec 6

  • Seating Chart
  • Finish Standing Rock: Who, what, when, where, why, how (see lesson in current events)
  • Group work - clarify problem, report out solutions


Wednesday, Dec 7

  • Standing Rock Activity - Group Work (see overhead - discuss gov. options)


Thursday, Dec 8

  • Popsickle sticks
  • Pair share: main reason for protest
  • show NYT map
  • Warm UP #1: Part 1: What is Geography?
    Part2: Why is it important to study geography?
    Part 3: Describe the geography of Redmond. Be detailed and specific.
  • Class review of warm up - write answers on board
  • Notes: geo definition +

Friday, Dec 9

  • Finding Gold Activity - Questions: What makes a map useful? What about a map makes it understandable? What are the qualities of a map that make it easier to read?
  • Warm Up: What can we learn from maps?
  • Map activity

 

  • Reveiw Relative location

 

State pre-test???