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    Geography and Native Americans

    Please go to our new unit ----->Exploration


    https://www.youtube.com/embed/4ZQZJqtHpg8?rel=0&showinfo=0&aid=761813180833360a32257a62


    Monday, September 28th, 2015

    TEST TOMORROW!!!

    DO NOW:

    Review Questions:

    1. Why is America Diverse?

    2. Name the 5 Themes of Geography

    3. How did the first people get to the Americas?

    4. What change in food production enabled civilizations to advance?

    5. Who were the three most advanced civilizations of the Americas?


    CLASSWORK:

    REVIEW FOR TEST!!!

    Make sure you have downloaded this to study from---->


    Download file "REVIEW SHEET GEOGRAPHY AND NATIVE AMERICANS 2015.docx"


    HOMEWORK:

    STUDY!!!

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    Friday, September 25th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    1. Name the three advanced Native American empires.

    2. What is Diversity?

    3. Is America Multicultural? Why?


    Download---->


    Download file "REVIEW SHEET GEOGRAPHY AND NATIVE AMERICANS 2015.docx"


    CLASSWORK:


    Answer these questions from the movie on a word document (save as Early Civilization Movie Questions):
    1. What advancements in farming helped the Aztecs grow as an empire?
    2. How was the calendar used by the Mayans? How was it developed?
    3. How did Religion and the Calendar influence their cultures?


    HOMEWORK:


    Review and work on your review sheet.


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    Thursday, September 24th, 2015

    UNIT TEST NEXT TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th, 2015

    DO NOW:

    Have your classwork out.

    Answer the following:

    1. How does environment affect a groups culture? (hint: think of food shelter clothing)

    2. What did the Great Plains Native Americans use the Buffalo for?

    3. What does Latitude measure?



    CLASSWORK: Read section 3.

    Download file "First Americans.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Do questions from reading.


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    Tuesday, September 22nd, 2015


    DO NOW:

    Have your maps out from Friday.

    Have your INCA Brainpop Sheets out from Yesterday.


    Answer the following:

    UNIT TEST NEXT TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 29th, 2015

    DO NOW:


    Answer the following:

    1. What was an Ice Age? How did it form the Land Bridge?

    2. What is Human Environmental Interaction?

    3. What is a Surplus?


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "First Americans.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Finish questions from reading.


    INCAS------Movie here if you need.

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    September 18th, 2015


    DO NOW:


    Submit your Paragraphs on MBC (my big campus). Just cut and paste into the box.


    Answer:


    1. What is Geography?

    2. How do Humans Interact and Adapt to their Environment? GIVE TWO EXAMPLES.

    3. When you humans developed farming/agriculture, how did this lead to population growth?


    CLASSWORK:

    MAP!!!!

    You will color in the map provided (one color for oceans and lakes, USA, CANADA, MEXICO) and label each river, mountain, body of water, country, etc. Look up a map if you need. Make a word doc for a key.


    ALL NUMBERS are natural characteristics (bodies of water, rivers, mountains)

    ALL LETTERS are human characteristics (countries, cities, etc.)


    HOMEWORK:

    FINISH MAP.



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    September 17th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    Please have your work out from yesterday's class. Answer the following:

    1. What is a Surplus?

    2. How did the forming of glaciers change the history of North America?

    3. What are Hunters and Gatherers?


    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "Lost continent of Beringia.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Write a paragraph/bulleted list of how civilizations grow because of a surplus.



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    September 16th, 2015


    DO NOW:


    Please log onto to MBC. Wait for instructions.

    Periods 4,5,6,9:

    Have your Latitude and Longitude sheets out from last Friday.


    Answer the following:

    1. What is exact location?

    2. How do we use Latitude and Longitude to find exact location?

    3. If you were hiking in the deep woods, how would you be located and rescued if you were hurt and could not walk out?



    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "Section 1 Summary.pdf"



    HOMEWORK:

    Finish packet.



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    September 10th, 2015


    DO NOW:


    Answer (if you can):


    1. What are the 5 themes of Geography?

    2. Why do people/nations move goods (natural resources and products) from one area of the world to another?



    CLASSWORK:

    Click the link below and watch the movie.

    ---->( Log in: putnamvalley password: pvms )<------------

    Use the movie to answer the documents.

    Click link here------>Geography Themes

    If your window comes up with a blocked plugin message, switch to Chrome Browser!


    notes from yesterday.

    Download file "Five Themes of Geography big notes.doc"


    HOMEWORK: Period 1---Finish iFlash Cards ; periods 4,5,6,9 Finish first two pages of Brainpop sheets.


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    September 9th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    answer the following on a word document:

    1. Define Geography.

    2. What is a natural Resource?

    3. How does Geography affect History?



    CLASSWORK:

    Download file "Five Themes of Geography big notes.doc"


    HOMEWORK: Finish iFlash Cards (periods 4,5,6,9)

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    September 8th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    Bookmark my site!!!


    CLASSWORK:

    Download and open:

    Download file "DIverse States.pdf"


    HOMEWORK:

    Read Section 2: History and Geography are Connected (pages 4 and 5 of Pdf). Underline or Highlight main/key ideas. Box-In words that are important or you don't know. ANSWER the 2 questions in gray box at bottom of page 5.


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    September 4th, 2015


    DO NOW:

    Download and answer:

    Download file "DO NOW.docx"


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    September 3rd, 2015

    Please take out your reading from yesterday.


    DO NOW:


    Download and read first section of document

    ----> Download file "DIverse States.pdf"



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    September 2nd, 2015


    Political "Animal" lecture.



    Geography ThemesDADA

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