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|Assignment Number||Assignment Name||Description||Due Date||Copy of Assignment|
|1||Butterfly Circus||Students completed a worksheet, see class website. And watched a short film. This film can be found on youtube at: www.youtube.com/watch?v=p98KAEif3bI||8/24||Click Here|
|2||Map Types & Terms|
1. Using your notes sheet, use the lined side to write down the different kinds of maps (pp. 12-14) with an explanation of what that map displays (WRITE THEM IN YOUR OWN WORDS—DON’T COPY FROM THE TEXT). Use the left column (without lines) to draw icons to help you remember the different kinds of maps.
2. Using your vocab cards, cut them out and glue or tape them to the back side of your notes (creating tabs). Write the definitions in your own words underneath each word tab. (pp. 10-11)
For a copy of the book pages click here.
|3||School Map||Students will create a map of the courtyard, lunchroom, or hallway. These maps need to include color, 5 details, a key, title, scale bar, and compass rose.||8/30-31||Click Here|
|4||US Map||Students need to label the 50 states and their capitals on a blank political us map.||9/1-2||Find a map online and print if you lose your class copy.|
|5||Longitude and Latitude||Students will practice longitude and latitude on this worksheet using their textbook, an atlas, or the internet.||9/8-9||Click Here|
|6||Region Maps||Students will create a map of the united states according to perceptual regions they see. (That means there is no right or wrong answer, if you copy from the internet, you will get a 0). There needs to be 5 regions created, this is simply how you see the world.||9/12-13||Click Here|
|7||ABC Book||Students will create a children's ABC book about one of the 50 states. These books need to have a colored picture, large letter, and 2-3 sentence explanation of how that feature is unique to the state. If students work alone they only need to choose 18 letters, if they work in pairs they must choose 24 letters.||9/21-22||Click Here|
|8||5 Themes of Highland||IN CLASS: find 10 examples of the 5 themes of geography (TWO of each theme here at Highland High School) Example: Movement- HTVS youtube channel will stream sports so everyone can watch the games (Information movement via technology)||9/20||Complete on paper in your binder.|
|9||5 Themes of Salt Lake City|
Your job find 10 examples of the 5 themes of geography (TWO of each theme here in Salt Lake City) Example: Place: Salt Lake City Jazz, the only professional sport team in Utah. The Jazz are very popular with green, purple, and gold colors
|9/21-22||Complete on Paper in your binder.|
|10||Reading Guide: Climate||Using your book, pages 50-53 complete the following reading guide||9/26-27||Click Here|
Sep 01-02, 2016
|World Sketch||Students will draw the world on a blank map and label the regions and ancient civilizations studied in class.|
|Sep 08-09, 2016||States and Capitals Quiz 1||Students should know the states and capitals along with their location for the following states: Alaska, Washington, Oregon, California, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Montana, Utah, and Hawaii|
|Sep 15-16, 2016||States and Capitals Quiz 2||Students should know the states and capitals along with their location for the following states: Wyoming, Colorado, new mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas and Minnesota|
|Sep 22-23, 2016||States and Capitals Quiz 3||Students should know the states and capitals along with their location for the following states: Iowa, Missouri, Louisiana, Wisconsin, Illinois, Kentucky, Tennessee, Mississippi, Arkansas, and Indiana|
|Sep 28-29, 2016||5 themes of Geography||Students will take a unit quiz on the 5 themes of Geography and their application around the world.|
|Sep 28-29, 2016||States and Capitals Quiz 4||Students should know the states and capitals along with their location for the following states: Alabama, Georgia, Florida, South Carolina, North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, and New Jersey|
|Oct 5-6, 2016||States and Capitals Quiz 5||Students should know the states and capitals along with their location for the following states: |
Michigan, Ohio, Pennsylvania, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine