Wednesday, September 5: First we reviewed Human Environment Interactions with the accompanying PowerPoint (see Documents page). Next, we finished the Chapter One Study Guide (W. 12). Then students worked on labeling and coloring the maps on W. 5-7. Lastly, students were introduced to the project options for the 5 Themes Project (due Sep. 19). We will begin working on these next class.
In Class: W. 12, W. 5-7
Homework: Study counties, Finish W. 5-7
Friday, September 7: First, the maps on W. 5-7 were checked off. Then students took their first try at the Counties Test. Students must get 100% (including spelling) and have multiple tries to do so. We then learned about the Rain Shadow Effect, completing W. 8. If absent, see T. 21 for an explanation and the diagram to draw on W. 8. Students then selected their 5 Themes Project and started working on it. They received the instructions for their individual project today.
Due: W. 5-7
In Class: Counties Try #1, W. 8, Start Project
Homework: Study counties, Current Event #2