Monday, August 27, 2012

Week of Aug. 27-31

This week students are working on the following:

  • Monday: Why Maps? (pg. 11 in ISN)
  • Tuesday: Atlas Discovery (pg. 12 in ISN)
  • Wednesday: World Map Project using atlas - Africa & Antarctica
  • Thursday: World Map Project using atlas - Europe & Asia
  • Friday: iAssignment - World Map

5 Themes Window Pane

On Friday, students created a window pane of the 5 Themes of Geography.

Friday, August 24, 2012

5 Themes of Geography

We learned the 5 Themes of Geography this week by the mnemonic "My Hand Really Likes Pizza". Students should know all 5 Themes and what they mean. 

Monday, August 20, 2012

Week of Aug. 20-24

(example of Interactive Student Notebook)

This week will be working on the following:

  • Monday: ISN Set up (article on Interactive Student Notebooks)
  • Tuesday: Class Procedures Project
  • Wednesday: Geography Pre-Test
  • Thursday: Intro to Geography/ 5 Themes of Geography
  • Friday: Procedures Quiz/ 5 Themes of Geography

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Beginning of Year Contest

Welcome to my class website! I'm so glad you made it here. Be sure to bookmark this site as I will add class notes, reviews and presentations from class. 

To enter the contest, leave a comment with your name and what country you would visit if you could go anywhere in the world.

Contest closes at midnight on August 20th. Contest is closed. Winners will be drawn from random on Monday, August 20th Tuesday, August 21st and can draw a prize from my prize bucket in class that day.  

Winners were Jasmine & Alyssa. Congrats!

Thursday, August 16, 2012

1st Week of School

We had a great first day of school today!! It went by so fast & I had so much fun teaching today. This week we are working on getting to know each other and the class rules.