Tuesday, September 2: First we discussed current events. What did you see in the news? What do you think about it? Then we drew a diagram of the Rain Shadow Effect on p. 14 of our workbooks and discussed what happens. Next, we reviewed the Mountains, Rivers, and Lakes of Utah and played Splat the Board. Finally, we started writing our essay on our favorite place in Utah, using the 5 Themes of Geography to describe it. This is homework to finish.
Turned in: Current Event #2
Homework: Finish Favorite Place Prompt #2 (in workbook)
*Test on September 8th includes 5 Themes, Mtns., Rivers, Lakes, Rain Shadow
Thursday, September 4: Class began with a demonstration of the Rain Shadow Effect. The class then reviewed for the test on Monday. Finally, students worked on the National Parks Online Scavenger Hunt (instructions and questions in the workbook). If not finished in class, this is homework.
Homework: Study for test, Finish Unit 1 work in workbook