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World Geography and Life Skills (Period 2)

Instructor
Donovan Palatino
Term
2017-2018 School Year
Department
Social Science
Description
 World Geography and Life Skills - 17/18 School Year

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FINAL - Where in the World is Mr. Palatino? (Europe Edition)
 
Read the sheet for full instructions.

Past Assignments

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EXTRA CREDIT OPPORTUNITY:
Other Options After High School - fill out the packet and turn in by 5/25.

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College Profile Sheet and College Pennant Profile
Follow the directions on the PROFILE sheet first. Then, using that information, follow the directions on the PENNANT project.
 
SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS: the instructions on this page state that your pennant needs to look like an actual pennant and that a template will be provided. YOU DO NOT NEED TO MAKE THIS LOOK LIKE A PENNANT. This may be done on a blank, non-lined piece of paper. All of the items in the rubric section will still be required, but the shape of the final product does not need to look like a pennant. Please email me with any questions.)

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Asia and Financial Project
 
DUE 4/30/18

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Sex Ed Project: Gender and Sexuality Brochure
Follow the instructions on the sheet. If you have questions, please email me prior to the due date.

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Africa Unit Test
- See attached Study Guide
        - You will be allowed 1 page of notes, front side only, for the test.

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Country Fact Sheets - Africa
Fill out the sheet with the needed information on 10 countries of your choosing based on the following criteria:
3 from West Africa
2 from Central Africa
2 from East Africa
3 from Southern Africa
 
DUE Monday, 1/29

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Quiz: Political Map of Africa
- You will be asked to label X-amount of countries on two separate maps: 1 of Northern Africa and 1 of Southern Africa.
No notes, books, classmates, or internet, allowed.
 
Use your resources to study:
- Seterra.com - website with the map review game (already posted on the class website)
- Politcal Map Homework (already graded and passed back)
- Internet
 

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Final Project:
South Asia Film Documentary
See instruction packet attached; DUE the day of the final.

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For Extra Credit:
Donate some of the following supplies for class usage:
Colored Pencils
Pencils
Tissues
Lined Paper
 
This can be turned in at any time, but no later than 12/8, the last day of instruction before Finals Week.

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For Extra Credit:
Donate canned foods to the Student Council Community Drive!
2 cans = 5 points
5 cans = 10 points
10 cans = 20 points

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3 More Focus Countries
Fill in the needed information for the attached worksheet on Honduras, Ecuador, and Haiti.

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Latin America Project
 
Instructions are on the attached document. Any questions, please email me.

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American Nations
  • Read and annotate the article, American Nations.
    • Answer the writing prompt on the back.
  • Color in the map as the author has (map here)

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Regions of the United States:
There are 4 regions of the U.S.: Northeast, South, Midwest, West
  • For each region, find/write down the following-
    • Each state within that region
    • 4 Physical landmarks that represent the region (mountains, rivers, national parks, etc)
    • 4 natural resources produced in the region (lumber, fishing, coal, etc)
    • The 3 largest cities by population and what state they are located in (e.g. Los Angeles, CA - 3.976 million)

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9/11 Memorial: Comparison between 9/11 and the Attack on Pearl Harbor (DUE 9/13-9/14)
  • Answer the following questions after watching each video (Pearl Harbor and 9/11)
    • Who is speaking?
    • Who is the intended audience?
    • When was the speech delivered?
    • What is the topic of the speech?
    • List the three most important points of the speech.
    • Quote a line that captures the speech's intent.
    • Do you think the speech achieved its desired effect? Why/Why not?
  • Answer the questions using your own words.
    • What is your overall opinion of the speeches?
    • Pick one speech and research the country‚Äôs response to it.
      Did it have its intended effect? How do you know?

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Geography Skills Activity 4
  • Complete each page of the packet.
  • This is for further practice in Latitude and Longitude.

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 Latitude and Longitude
  • Using the coordinates at the bottom of the page, locate the major U.S. cities and label them appropriately.

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 U.S. Map
  • Fill in each state for the U.S.
    • Do the best you can from memory first. Do not look up the states until you have done your best effort.
  • On the back: fill in the 3 mountain ranges, 9 bodies of water (major ones for the U.S.), and answer the 5 questions at the bottom.

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 Time Management Activity
  • Using the articles from class (also attached), finish the questions packet (pages 1 through 4). For the article needed on pages 3 and 4, you can type in the title to any online search engine to find it.