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Image of the Week: 

Eroded Landscape, Madagascar



Tests:

3/10/2015-Africa (The best way to study for this test is to write out what you already know about the subjects below.) 
  • Study Guide (format-10 matching vocabulary, 5  short answers)
    • At this point you should know all of the words from vocabulary lists 1 through 9.  If you don't know all of them you should review your notes or the lists which are available on the handouts page of this site.  The ones that will help you with this test are #s 3 through 9.
    • Be able to identify, describe and explain colonization and imperialism (Vocabulary list #8)
    • Be able to describe and explain the Berlin Conference and the Scramble for Africa.  KNOW THE DATES!!! (If you do not have notes or handouts refer to the Today in class page of this website:  12/22/2014, 1/9/2015 and 1/13/2015)
      • The pre-colonial and colonial maps of Africa are there
    • Be able to explain the physical geography of Africa
      • Symmetry
      • Climate
      • Land & water forms (if you don't have notes or any handouts refer to the Today in class page (12/23/2014, 1/6/2015 and 1/7/2015)
    • Be able to explain the Economic Factors to Consider handout (Today in class page from 1/15/2015 through 1/22/2015)
      • Be able to explain how the sectors and the economy circles work together to make up an economy
      • Be able to explain HDI (12/1/2014 and 12/2/2014) and how it relates to the economy
      • Be able to distinguish between least developed nations, developing nations and developed nations
    • Rights (Vocabulary list #9, Today in class 1/23/2015 and 1/26/2015)
      • Be able to explain the difference between human rights and civil rights
      • Be able to present an argument about whether there is a need for women's rights or not
    • Be prepared to analyze a political cartoon, image or quote

Projects:
  • Presentation type-Voice Thread
  • Groups-already assigned
  • Dates (Adjusted due to snow days):
    • Project Prep (Getting student input and determining exactly what the project will be)
    • In school research-2/9, 2/11 through 2/13 and preparation days on 3/2 and 3/3
    • Presentations-3/4 through 3/9

Quizzes:

3/2/2015-Binder Quiz/Check

Extra Credit:

Map Quizzes (still on the World Geography Links page).  You get one point for every quiz that you complete (different quizzes each time) up to  maximum of 0 points.  These 10 points can be used on your test grade.  The quizzes must be about Asia.  Due Date:  No later than Friday, 3/20/2015.