Social Studies

Mr. Boswell

boswellz@ksdr1.net

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  • To access any class material, please click on the above Units tab, find the current unit (click on that unit), and all materials from that unit will be able to be accessed at home and printed if needed.
  • Please click here to access the 9/11 worksheet from Tuesday's class.
  • Please click here to access the 9/11 video from Tuesday's class. Students should view the video from the beginning until about 15 minutes in.

Calendar

IMPORTANT DATES

Cartographer's Challenge Project Due- 9/20


U.S. Map Quiz- 9/24


Benchmark Test- 10/5

Portfolio #1 Table of contents

Port. 1.1- Map Basics Notes

    • Objective: We will examine the essential parts of a Social Sciences Map. Closing Task: I will be able to list and define the essential parts of a Social Sciences Map.

Port. 1.2- Latitude/Longitude- Hurricane Tracking

    • Objective: We will examine latitude/longitude and their relationship to one another. Closing Task: I will be able to read and plot latitude/longitude and know the differences between both.

Port. 1.3- Different Social Studies Maps Organizer

    • Objective: We will examine the variety of Social Studies maps that exist. Closing Task: I will be able to define/describe the differences between each type of Social Studies map.

Port. 1.4- My World Slideshow Presentation Notes (5 learning fields of Social Studies)

    • Objective: We will study the 5 learning fields of Social Studies and view their impact on the world. Closing Task: I will be able to list the 5 learning fields of Social Studies along with their definition/examples.

Port. 1.5- 5 Themes of Geography Organizer

    • Objective: We will study the 5 themes of Geography and examine their influence on Geography. Closing Task: I will be able to list the 5 themes, define each theme, and give examples of each theme.