Mrs. Kramer

 

 

Date Assigned

Class Activities

ASSIGNMENTS

Date Due

Wednesday, April 17

Thursday, April 18

We Going on a Tour - Bringing Geography together through travel

PROJECT LINKS:

  • Lonely Planet Destination Guide

  • Rick Steves Travel

  • National Geographic Travel Destinations

  • Factmonster

  • Country Watch

  • CIA World Fact Book

  • Google your country + tourism

  • DAY ONE - Region Assignments and general country research

    During the project, homework will be determined by what each student must do to complete his/her portion of the work to be ready for the next day

     

    Study for next Continent Test

    Friday, April 19

    Monday, April 22

    Friday, April 19

    Monday, April 22

    DAY TWO - COUNTRY RESEARCH - CULTURE

    TOUR RUBRIC

    During the project, homework will be determined by what each student must do to complete his/her portion of the work to be ready for the next day

    Study for next Continent Test

    Tuesday, April 23

    Wednesday, April 24

    Tuesday, April 23

    Wednesday, April 24

    DAY THREE - PHYSICAL GEOGRAPHY RESEARCH

    CLASS INSTRUCTIONS

    During the project, homework will be determined by what each student must do to complete his/her portion of the work to be ready for the next day

    Study for next Continent Test

    Thursday, April 25

    Friday, April 26

     

    Thursday, April 25

    Friday, April 26

    DAY FOUR - HISTORY RESEARCH

    ****CONTINENT TESTS****

    During the project, homework will be determined by what each student must do to complete his/her portion of the work to be ready for the next day Monday, April 29

    Tuesday, April 30

     

    Monday, April 29

    Tuesday, April 30

     

    DAY FIVE - PULLING THE INFORMATION TOGETHER and DEVELOPING A SCRIPT FOR VIDEO/KEYNOTE

    Project Checklist

    During the project, homework will be determined by what each student must do to complete his/her portion of the work to be ready for the next day Wednesday, May 1

    Thursday, May 2

    Wednesday, May 1

    Thursday, May 2

    GROW Set 16-17 Complete any work necessary for your Tour (gathering pictures, information, writing your portion of the script, etc Friday, May 3

    Monday, May 6

    Friday, May 3

    Monday, May 6

    DAY SIX - Create video or Keynote using research and script

    Class Instructions 5-6

    You will need to have your country project information completed so your group can construct the complete tour of the region next class period Tues, May 7

    Wednesday, May 8

    Tues, May 7

    Wednesday, May 8

    Construct tour in iMovie or Keynote - see instructions from 5-6 Complete any work as determined by your regional group Thurs, May 9

    Friday, May 10

    Thurs, May 9

    Friday, May 10

    Present tours

    Monday, May 13

    Tuesday, May 14

     

    Contact Mrs. Kramer

         PROJECT RESOURCES & Recommended Websites

    Watch on your iPad -  A short video The Reason for Seasons

    MEGACITIES WORKSHEETS:

    CHALLENGE Comparison Worksheet

    Challenge Template

     

    Mongolia Article Link

     

     

    Introduction to: The World in Balance: Material World

    1. Read and discuss PBS/Nova website -World in the Balance
    2. Introduce elements of Google Earth on iPad
    3. Assign information to be learned about the 5 sites using Google Earth, Altapedia, and  Country Reports   

     

    Links for Life of Pencil

    1. CIA World Factbook
    2. State Department Advisories
    3. Finding port to port distance

     


    LANDFORMS QUIZLET LINK

    Mapping Terms Quizlet Link

     

    CONTINENT TEST LINK

    click on the link from a laptop or desktop computer

    CONTINENT CHOICES:

    1. Africa
    2. Asia
    3. Europe
    4. Middle East
    5. South America
    6. Oceania
    7. Central America and the Caribbean

    Semester Test Schedule for Continents

    Continent Tests must now be completed

    during an SRB or before and after school