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January 14 - 18

Monday

    Children's Book


Tuesday

    Children's Book - Due


Wednesday

    Review


    Silent Speed Ball


Thursday

    TEST


Friday

    Chapter 11 - Section 2 
        Station Rotation


January 7 - 11

Monday

Children’s Book


Tuesday

Children’s Book


Wednesday

Children’s Book


Thursday

Children’s Book


Friday

Children’s Book


January 3 - 4
Thursday
    Silent Speed Ball Review

Friday
    Commemorative Stamps - each era of Europe

December 17 - 21
Monday
    When we refer to the classical age of Europe what 2 civilizations are we talking about?
    Describe a democracy

    Introduction to Chapter 11
        Guided Reading activity
    
Tuesday
    Describe the Middle Ages
    How did the Crusades help Europe out of the Middle Ages

    Prepare Skits

    Discuss/Act out - class wide 

Wednesday
    Explain the Renaissance
    Describe the significance of the Reformation

    Finish Acting out

Thursday
    How did European exploration change the world? US?
    What is the period known as Enlightenment?

    Commemorative Stamps - for each era

Friday
    Describe the Industrial Revolution
    What was the Holocaust

     Commemorative Stamps

(Rest of Unit - Histories of Europe Book, Discussion Forum, Worksheet, Quiz, Definitions, Country - Report/Artifact project)

December 10 - 14
Monday
    How do ocean currents affect the weather of Europe?
    Describe the Mediterranean climate.

    Country - Climate/Weather Report (Keynote)

Tuesday
    Describe the Marine West Coast climate.
    Name 3 major cities in the Marine West Coast climate.

    Present

    Section Review

Wednesday
    Why are navigable rivers important?
    Area of major natural resources in Europe?

    Review

Thursday
    What are some problems that have come about from the use of the natural resources?
    Name the current that brings warm weather to Europe    

     Global Warming

Friday
   
   TEST


December 3 - 7
Monday
    Why are the Northern European Plains important?
    How have the Alps (and other mountains) affect culture?

    Geography Test

    Chernobyl 

Tuesday
    Why are navigable rivers important?
    Name 2 environmental problems Europe faces.

   
 Public Service Announcements - (pgs 278-280)

    Discuss Problems and Solutions

Wednesday
    What are some solutions to their environmental problems?
    How did industrial growth affect Europe's environment?

    Present PSAs

    Section 2 - Guided Reading

Thursday
    How do ocean currents affect the weather of Europe?
    Describe the Mediterranean climate.

    Country - Climate/Weather Report (Keynote)

Friday
    Describe the Marine West Coast climate.
    Name 3 major cities in the Marine West Coast climate.

    Present

    Section Review

November 26 - 30
Monday
    What are some major geographical features of Europe?

    Tip-off

    Discuss - Regional Atlas

    Do - Practice It! (page 271)

Tuesday
    Describe the distribution of natural resources in Europe

    Tip-off

    Station Rotation - Chapter 10 - Section 1 (pg 275-277)

Wednesday
    Environmental challenges for Europe and 

    Tip-off
    
    Geography Map

Thursday
    Why are navigable rivers important?

    Tip-off

    Map 

Friday
    Which/how is Europe's climate affected by ocean currents?

    Tip-off

     Map/study

    Review of section
        Section Review #1 and 2



November 19 - 23
Monday
    Tip-off

    Review

Tuesday
    Tip-off

    TEST

Wednesday


Thursday
    Happy Thanksgiving
    
Friday
    Happy Thanksgiving
    

November 12 - 16
Monday
    Compare/contrast the nations of Central America and the Caribbean.

    Tip-off

    Discuss: Venn Diagrams (turn in)

    Visual Poster
        Brazil vs. Argentina (People, economy, gov't, challenges, resources)

Tuesday
    How do Brazil's natural resources give them an economic advantage?

    Tip-off

    Visual Poster

    Discuss: Section 3

Wednesday
    How have humans impacted the physical environment of Latin America?

    Tip-off

    Chapter 9 Review

Thursday
    Review

Friday
    TEST

November 5 - 9
Monday
    Newscast Project

Tuesday
    Present: Newscast Project

Wednesday
    What are some major challenges that Mexico faces?    

    Tip-off

    Discuss Section 1

    Reteaching/vocabulary worksheet

Thursday
    Explain how industrialization/urbanization has impacted the lives of the people in Latin America

    Tip-off

    Discuss Section 2

    Silent Speed Ball

Friday
    How have humans impacted the physical environment of Latin America?

    Tip-off

    Enrichment Activity

October 29 - November 2
Monday
    Election (intro/nominations)

    Chapter 8 Review
        Grade

Tuesday
    Review Game

    Quiz

Wednesday
    Newscast Project - Chapter 9
        Questions, Performance, Fact/Analysis

Thursday
    Newscast Project 

Friday
   No School

October 22 - 26
Monday
    Board Game

Tuesday
    Board Game

Wednesday
    Board Game

Thursday
    Finish Board Game

Friday
    Play Board Games (Board Games Due)

October 15 - 19
Monday
    Tip-off

    Silent Speed Ball

    Quiz

(Assignment - read pages 209-211)

Tuesday
    What were the main early civilizations of Latin America?

    Tip-off

    Reading Quiz

    Discuss - Section 1
        Section 1 Review Questions

Wednesday
    How to research

    Board Game Project

Thursday
    Board Game Project

Friday
    Board Game Project

October 8 - 12
Monday
    Tip-off

    Latin America Brochure

Tuesday
    Tip-off

    Latin America Brochure

Wednesday
    Name the major natural resources of Brazil

    Tip-off

    Latin America Brochure (Due)

Thursday
    Name a major biome of Latin America.

    Tip-off

    Discuss Chapter 7

    Silent Speed Ball

    Chapter 7 Review

Friday
    Tip-off

    Visual Summary

    Chapter Quiz

(Reading assignment - Chapter 8 - Section 1)

October 1 - 5
Monday
    How does free trade help those countries involved?
    
    Tip-off

    Guided Reading Activity

    Challenges - proposal

Tuesday
    How do human activities affect our natural surroundings?
   
    Tip-off

    Chapter Review

Wednesday
    What contributes to the US and Canada being strong trade partners?

    Tip-off

    Silent Speed Ball

    Quiz
    
Thursday
    What are some major geographical features of Latin America?

    Tip-off
    
    Discuss: Regional Atlas of Unit 3 - Latin America

    Journey Journal Project (See Rubric)

Friday
    Why are there different climate regions in Latin America?

    Tip-off

    Journey Journal Project

September 24 - 28
Monday
How have immigrants shaped the culture in the US?

    Tip-off

    Discuss Section 2

    Graphic Organizer - US & Canada (using blue headings)

Tuesday
    What ethnic groups have helped shape Canada's culture?

    Tip-off

    Silent Speed Ball

    Begin Chapter 6

        Map of US - outline regions, illustrate what they are known for economically

Wednesday
    How does free trade help those countries involved?

    Tip-off

    Guided Reading Activity

    Challenges - proposal

Thursday
    How do human activities affect our natural surroundings?

    Tip-off

    Chapter Review

Friday
    What contributes to the US and Canada being strong trade partners?

    Tip-off

    Silent Speed Ball

    Quiz

September 17 - 21
Monday
    Perform Skits

    Answer Group Questions

Tuesday
    Compare/contrast histories of US/Canada

    Tip-off

    US/Canada Timeline

    (Read pp. 140-141 - Homework)

Wednesday
    Compare/Contrast the governments of US/Canada

    Tip-off

    Paragraph - I agree/disagree that the US Constitution should limit the governments power. Why/Why not?

Thursday
    How have immigrants shaped the culture in the US?

    Tip-off

    Discuss Section 2

    Graphic Organizer - US & Canada (using blue headings)

Friday
    What ethnic groups have helped shape Canada's culture?

    Tip-off

    Silent Speed Ball

    Begin Chapter 6

        Map of US - outline regions, illustrate what they are known for economically

September 10 - 14
Monday
    Major geographic features in different regions of US and Canada?

    Tip-off

    T-Chart (Landforms, Bodies of Water, and Natural Resources) for Eastern, Interior, and Western North America

    Review Vocab and regions

Tuesday
    Tip-off

    Review

    Quiz

    Map of US/Canada
        Illustrate climate regions

Wednesday
    How do ocean currents and winds influence climate?

    Tip-off

    Finish Illustrations

    Discuss ocean currents
Thursday
    Major events in US/Canadian history

    Tip-off

    Group skits
        Read - plan - present

Friday
    Compare/contrast histories of US/Canada

    Tip-off

    US/Canada Timeline

    (Read pp. 140-141)

September 3 - 7
Monday
    Labor Day - No School

Tuesday
    How does competition for natural resources affect relationships among countries?

    Tip-off Question

    Discuss Chapter 3 - Section 3 
        (Natural Resources, Economic System...)

    URB pp. 5-6 - Our Global Economy

Wednesday
    How does free trade affect international trade?

    Tip-off Question

    Chapter 3 Review
        Grade

Thursday
    Tip-off Question

    Open Book Essay Quiz
        -Globalization, how cultures change, competition for resources, free trade

Friday
    What are a few major physical characteristics of the U.S. and Canada?

    Tip-off Question

    Venn Diagram for Major Landforms
        Add - Bodies of Water & Natural Resources
    
August 27 - 31
Monday
    How do human activities effect the environment? What impact does that have on our lives?

    Tip-off Question

    Discuss Chapter 2 - Sections 1-3
        Read Section 4
            Section Review 1-6

Tuesday
    How do populations grow?

    Tip-off Question

    Jigsaw - Chapter 3 - Section 1

Wednesday
    Cause/effect and impact of migration?
  
    Tip-off Question

    Silent Speed Ball Review

Thursday
     How and why do cultures change?   

    Tip-off Question

    Rotation Station (Chapter 3 - Section 2)

Friday
    How can/will technology, social networking (Facebook, Twitter) change culture in the US?

    Tip-off Question (turn in)

    Discuss/research culture regions.
        Debate - For/against globalization

August 20 - 24
Monday
    Discuss pgs 14-17
    
    Section 1 Review
        #1, 2, 3, 5
            (Word Wall: decade, century, millennium)

Tuesday
    Discuss pg 18 (5 Themes)
                 pg 23-25
    Vocab Notes - decade, century, millennium, longitude, latitude, equator, prime meridian (Word Wall)
       
    Capital Cities - Latitude/Longitude (examples with map first)
                
Wednesday
    Cover map types and Graphs

    Section 2 - Act out
        Make a Graphic Organizer
            Illustrate each vocabulary word

Thursday
    Content Vocabular Activity Worksheet

    Silent Speed Ball

Friday
    Chapter Review/Board Races
    
    Exit Quiz

August 15 - 17
Monday
    No School

Tuesday
    No School

Wednesday
    Syllabus/ice breakers

Thursday
    Class Constitution/ice breakers

Friday
    Textbook Scavenger Hunt
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