Friday, September 28, 2012

Week of Oct. 1-5

This week we will be continuing our study of landforms.

  • MondayWe will describe different landforms (steppe, butte, mesa, oasis, cataract, marsh, swamp, flood plain, cliff, bay, harbor, & gulf)
  • TuesdayWe will analyze landforms found on different continents
  • WednesdayWe will analyze how landforms work together & their differences
  • Thursday: We will use our knowledge of landforms to create a story
  • Friday: We will check our knowledge of landforms (iAssignment)

Landforms Acrostic

Students created an acrostic using the word "Landforms"

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Landform K.I.M. Notes

Today, we are using the website below to complete our K.I.M. notes on Landforms. 

World Geography Landforms -

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Landform Review Resources

Below are several online resources to help learn the landforms we discussed in class. 
These resources were made by other educators and students, so there might be things on them that we didn't discuss in class. They should still be helpful though. 

Friday, September 21, 2012

Week of Sept. 24-28

This week will be studying landforms.

The daily learning objectives are below:
  • Monday: No School!
  • Tuesday: We will brainstorm & categorize landforms 
  • Wednesday: We will be able to explain what sea level & elevation mean 
  • Thursday: We will describe different landforms 
  • Friday: We will assess our learning of landforms (iAssignment - Quiz)

Monday, September 17, 2012

Week of Sept. 17-21

This week we are studying ancient historic sites, and reviewing for Friday's summative test. 

Monday: Historic Sites Day 1 (pg. 29-30 in ISN)
Tuesday: Historic Sites Day 2 (pg. 31-32 in ISN)
Wednesday: Historic Sites Map (pg. 33) and Summative Crossword Review (pg. 36)
Thursday: Historic Sites Quick Check and Summative Review Sheet (pg. 34)
Friday: Summative Test

Saturday, September 8, 2012

Week of Sept. 10-14

This week we'll be studying latitude and longitude.

Monday: Smart Board Activity - Latitude and Longitude 
Tuesday: Latitude and Longitude Scavenger Hunt - SE Asia
Wednesday: Absolute and Relative Location
Thursday: Lat. & Long./Absolute & Relative Location Review
Friday: iAssignment - Quiz (24 questions) 

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Stratalogica - Olympic Cities

Today, we viewed a Stratalogica presentation that showed all of the Summer Olympic Host Cities. 

Below are some of the video clips that were shown as part of the presentation (we only watched portions of them in class):

Saturday, September 1, 2012

Week of Sept. 3-7

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This week we will be working on...
  • Monday: No School  
  • Tuesday: Stratalogica (like Google Earth) presentation & Parts of a Map
  • Wednesday: Stratalogica presentation & Natural vs. Artificial Boundaries
  • Thursday: Computer Lab - Interpreting a Map
  • Friday: iAssignment - Create a Map