Prerequisites: Open to all students
Geography is a study of the work and it’s divisions into political units. The study is highlighted by use of atlases and maps to give students an idea of the locations of the various countries of the world along with a good base of knowledge of U.S. and local Geography. Current geographical problems are also discussed.
1. Introduction to Geography
2. Human Geography
3. The United States and Canada
4. Middle and South America
6. Southwest Asia
8. Russia and Northern Eurasia, East and Southeast Asia, South Asia, The Pacific World and Antarctica
This class is taught through lecture, chapter reviews, projects, presentations, independent study readings and videos. Students are given worksheets to supplement some of the chapters.
AssessmentTests and quizzes that include essay, short answer, matching, multiple choice and true/false questions.
The teacher will evaluate group discussions.
The teacher and other students through accuracy of information and how well they are presented will evaluate oral and written presentations.
Completion of homework and daily discussions.
Boeh,. Dr. Richard G. World Geography & Cultures. New York, New York: McGraw Hill Companies, 2008.
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