Lesson Plans
Geography Period 4 1st Q 07.08 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/03/2007 Instructor: Lynn Arndt Academics
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Monday:
NO SCHOOL
Tuesday:
Mixer exercise--Getting to know You

Ater lunch go over class rules and guidelines, grading procedure and class
expectations
Wednesday:
Handoout new textbooks--take time to put book covers on books

Into to Geography--
What is Geography?
Why is Geography important?
How do we use Geography?
Thursday:
Do mapping assignment:
Identify continents, oceans and seas on a map

What are the five themes of Geography?
How has technology affected/influenced the work of geographers and our lives? Sonar, Landsat, GPS, GIS, etc.
Friday:
Theme 1--Location
Relative vs absolute location; latitude and longitude
Have students do exercise where they tell me how to reach their home from my house using both absolute and relative location. They will do a map for each plus word processed instructions
Students will figure the latitude and longitude of their house.
 
 
 
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