Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Week of Oct. 29 - Nov. 2

This week we are introducing our unit on Latin American which will run until Christmas Break.


  • Monday: Introduction to Latin America
  • Tuesday: Latin America Atlas Questions & Aztec Intro
  • Wednesday & Thursday: Aztec Culture
  • Friday: Quiz

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Week of Oct. 22-25

This week we are studying the geography, culture and history of the USA and Canada


  • Monday - video on Canadian culture & history
  • Tuesday - 5 Themes of Geography on Canada
  • Wednesday - 5 Themes of Geography on USA & Compare/Contrast USA & Canada
  • Thursday - iAssignment (quiz)
  • Friday - no school 

Monday, October 15, 2012

Cities, States, Countries & Continents

Below are the videos we watched in class today:








Week of Oct. 25-29

Last week students took a pre-test over continents, oceans and major world locations. This week we will be using that information to determine what activity they will be doing. 


  • Monday: We will discuss divisions of how people live
  • Tuesday: We will know and apply the difference between cities and countries
  • Wednesday & Thursday: We will review continent and ocean locations through online review games and a project
  • Friday: We will demonstrate our knowledge of continents, oceans & world locations (iAssignment)

Saturday, October 6, 2012

Week of Oct. 8-12

This week we will be reviewing landforms for Wednesday's summative:


  • Monday: we will create an online landforms review game
  • Tuesday: we will play charades to review landforms
  • Wednesday: we will check our understanding of landforms through our summative (test)
  • Thursday: we will reflect on the 1st quarter & make predictions for the 2nd quarter
  • Friday: we will enrich our learning of landforms by watching a video on Mt. Everest, Victoria Falls & Ayers Rock.

Friday, October 5, 2012

Wednesday, October 3, 2012