Sunday, May 16, 2021

Map of Australia

 

EQ: What are some of the major landforms of Australia? 

Engage:

  • Geography Now Australia

Explore:

Explain:

      Label the following on the map:

  1. Indian Ocean
  2. Southern Ocean
  3. South Pacific Ocean
  4. Tasmania
  5. Great Sands Desert
  6. Gibson Desert
  7. Great Victorian Desert
  8. Tanami Desert
  9. Hamersley Range
  10. Great Dividing Range
  11. Flinders Ranges
  12. Nullarbor Plain
  13. Great Artesian Basin
  14. Cape York Peninsula
  15. Barkly Tableland

 Evaluate:

  • Label and color the map of Australia

Cut Paper Presidential Portraits

  

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/painting-the-presidents/

EQ: Which President will you choose to make a portrait of?

Engage:

  • Presidential Portraits

Explore:

Explain:

  •  Choose a President from 1824-1859 and look at their picture.

Evaluate:

  • Create a torn paper portrait of your chosen President. 

Sub-Saharan Africa: Foods of South Africa

 


EQ: What are some of the traditional foods found in South Africa?

Explore:

  •  Gordon Ramsey: Uncharted Wilds of South Africa (Disney+)

Explain:

  •  What are some traditional foods Gordon discovers on his trip?
  • How are traditional foods cooked in South Africa?
  • Would you like to eat some of the foods that are made in the show?

Evaluate:

Vocabulary:

  • wetland
  • cloud forest
  • rural
  • river basin
  • tropical
  • desert

Wednesday, May 05, 2021

Sub-Saharan Africa: Petra

EQ: What is the city of Petra?

Engage:

Explore:

  • Petra's Hidden Origin (45:00) Disney+

Explain:

  • Who made Petra?
  • Why was Petra abandoned?
  • How has Petra remained unchanged for so long?
  • When was Petra started?

Evaluate:

Sunday, May 02, 2021

Map of Africa

 EQ: What countries inhabit the continent of Africa?

Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • What countries are in Africa?
  • What capital cities are in the nations of Africa?
  • What oceans surround Africa?

Evaluate:

  • Draw and Label the continent of Africa
  • Label all the nations in Africa
  • Label all the capitals in the nations in Africa
  • Label the Oceans around Africa
  • Color the map

Thursday, April 29, 2021

Cradle of the Gods Southeastern Turkey


 EQ: What was found at Goblekli Tepe?

Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • How old was the site?
  • What was the site?
  • Who found the site?
  • Where is the site?
  • When was the site found?
  • Why is the site important?

Evaluate:

  • Answer the 5 W's and H questions. 

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

People and Culture of North Africa and Southwest Asia Day 5

EQ: How have religious and ethnic differences influenced life in Southwest Asia and North Africa?

 Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • How do ethnicities and languages unite and divide the region?
  • How have ethnic differences led to conflict in the Kurdish regions of Southwest Asia?

Evaluate:

Monday, April 26, 2021

Life in the West





EQ: What was life really like in the west?

Engage: Vocabulary

  • forty-niners
  • vaquero
  • missionary
  • reservation
  • Mormons
  • Oregon Trail
  • Santa Fe Trail

Explore:

Explain:

  • What was life like for farmers?
  • What events attracted settlers to New Mexico and California
  • What was life like for a miner?
  • Why were Native Americans forced onto reservations?
  • Why did Asians immigrate to California?
  • Why did Mormons relocate?
  • Who were America's first cowboys?

 

Evaluate:

Tuesday, April 20, 2021

Presidents 1824-1849




EQ: Which of these Presidents faced the most challenges?

Engage:

  • None 

Explore:

Explain:

  • Andrew Jackson easily won the popular vote. Why did he fail to win the presidency?
  • What was Jackson’s approach toward the Native population?

Evaluate:

People and Culture of North Africa and Southwest Asia Day 4

 

EQ: How have religious and ethnic differences influenced life in Southwest Asia and North Africa?

 Engage:

Explore:

Explain:

  • What are the cultural elements that unite North Africa and Southwest Asia?
  • How do ethnicities and languages unite and divide the region?

Evaluate:

  • Vocabulary
  1. Mesopotamia
  2. Sinai Peninsula
  3. Silk Road
  4. Mansa Musa
  5. Nubia
  6. Babylon

Extend: