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World Geography Curriculum Guide

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Strategy: Thematic

 

 

Time Period or Theme

Content Standards

Estimated Time

Block Scheduling

Available Resources

Orientation

 

 

Maps & geographic representations

 

 

 

 

Climate & Landforms

 

 

 

Human Cultures

 

Human/Environment

Interaction

 

 

 

United States and Canada

 

 

Latin America

 

 

Europe

 

 

 

Russia & Northern Eurasia

 

 

Africa

 

 

 

 

Southwest Asia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

East Asia & Southeast Asia

 

 

 

 

 

East Asia & SE Asia

 

 

 

 

South Asia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pacific World & Antarctica

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Final Evaluation

 

 

 

WG.1 The student will use maps and other geographic representations, tools and technologies to acquire, research, process, and solve problems from a spatial perspective. 

 

Standards WG1.2 1.3 1.4

 

WG.2 The student analyze how human population is organized geographically in order to understand the cultural, political, and economic systems of the world. standards

WG 2.1 2.2 2.3

 

 

 

WG.3 The student will analyze the components and regional variations of cultural patterns and processes. 

 WG 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4

 

WG.4 The student will explain the political organization of space. 

 4.1 4.2 4.3 4.4 4.5

 WG.5 The student will analyze agricultural and commercial land use. 

 5.1 5.2 5.3 5.4

 WG.6 The student will analyze the impact of industrialization on economic development

6.1 6.2 6.3 6.4

WG.7 The student will evaluate specific textual and visual evidence to analyze cities and urban land use.

7.1 7.2 7.3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard 2

1, 2, 3

Standard 6

1, 2, 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard 2

1, 2, 3

Standard 6

1, 2, 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard 2

1, 2, 3

Standard 6

1, 2, 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard 2

1, 2, 3

Standard 6

1, 2, 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard 2

1, 2, 3

Standard 6

1, 2, 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Standard 2

1, 2, 3

Standard 6

1, 2, 3

 

 

 

 

 

Standard 2

1, 2, 3

Standard 6

1, 2, 3

2 days

 

 

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6 days

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One-half week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One –half week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One-half week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One-half week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One-half week

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

One-half week

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pretest and World Outline map

 

 

Text: pp. A1-A22, S1-S9

Mapping the World by Heart

World Globe

Physical World Outline map

Political World Outline map

Graph paper

Daily Quizzes

 

Videos:

Visions of Adventure

 

 

Text: Unit I

Daily Quizzes

Unit Test

 

Videos:

Nova “The Earth” series

Nova “Wild Weather” series

 

 

Text Unit II

World Outline maps

Chapter exams

Unit Evaluation

 

Video: Great Religions of the World

 

 

Text Unit III

U.S. Political outline map

Canada Political outline map

Unit evaluation

Mercator blanks

Videos:

Trav’s Travels—U.S.A

America’s National Parks

Washington D.C

Canada

America’s Multicultural Heritage

Text: Unit 4

Mercator blanks

Mexico outline map

Central America outline map

So. America outline map

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

Videos:

Mexico

So. Am. Continent of Diversity

Cuba

Puerto Rico

Caribbean

Argentina

Peru

Brazil

Text: Unit 5

Western Europe outline maps

Atlas

Mercator blanks

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

Videos:

Touring London, Paris, Rome

Cities of Europe

Italy, Scotland, Ireland, England, Holland, Greece, Switzerland, Spain, Germany, France, Scandinavia, Austria, Rome,

Text: Unit 5

Russia and Northern Eurasia outline maps

Mercator blanks

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

Atlas

Videos:

Moscow & Leningrad

Russia

 

Text: Unit 8

 

Geography tools:

Atlas

Africa maps—north and south

Mercator blanks

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

 

Videos:

South Africa

Kenya Safari

Egypt

Morocco

 

Text: Unit 7

Outline maps

Mercator blanks

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

 

Videos:

Jordan, Isr ael, Jerusalem

Bible Lands

 

Text: Unit 9

Outline maps

Mercator blanks

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

 

 

Videos:

Vietnam, Taiwan, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, Malaysia, China, Thailand, South Korea

 

Text: Unit 10

Outline maps

Mercator blanks

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

 

Video:

India

 

Text: Unit 11

 

Outline maps

Mercator blanks

Chapter quizzes

Unit evaluation

 

Videos:

South Pacific

Australia

 

 

End of Instruction (post test) evaluation