Lesson Plans
Social Studies 7 1st Q 02.03 Lesson Plans
Week: 09/23/2002 Instructor: Mary Jo Hendrickson Academics
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Monday:

read pages 59-69 Weather and climate--students will select a continent for a map activity showing the climate regions of that continent. Students will be given a rubric for assessment

--What is the difference between weather and climate
how do wind and ocean currents redistribute the sun's heat
what factors influence the world's climate
Tuesday:
continue the activity from Monday. Stuents are to do the define the terms on page 69. These are to be in their notebooks for today.
Students will begin to collect weather data from today through Sunday for this region of Minnesota
Wednesday:
Students are to read pages 71-77

discuss the various types of climate through out the world
Students will continue to work on the climate map of the continent they have selected.
If time permits students will create a poster :
What factors influence cliamte
how does the earth's mvoement aroudnt he sun affect climate
How does convection distribute the sun's heat around the world
-- illustrations may be used
Thursday:
How the earth works
what are the layers of the earth's atmosphere and the gases it contains
how does the atmospehre support human and plant life

What is the role of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere

work on maps and poster with remaining of time
Friday:
What are thematic maps--how to interpret a thematic map--view various examples in the textbook

work on map activities to be completed for today.
Monday:

read pages 59-69 Weather and climate--students will select a continent for a map activity showing the climate regions of that continent. Students will be given a rubric for assessment

--What is the difference between weather and climate
how do wind and ocean currents redistribute the sun's heat
what factors influence the world's climate
Tuesday:
continue the activity from Monday. Stuents are to do the define the terms on page 69. These are to be in their notebooks for today.
Students will begin to collect weather data from today through Sunday for this region of Minnesota
Wednesday:
Students are to read pages 71-77

discuss the various types of climate through out the world
Students will continue to work on the climate map of the continent they have selected.
If time permits students will create a poster :
What factors influence cliamte
how does the earth's mvoement aroudnt he sun affect climate
How does convection distribute the sun's heat around the world
-- illustrations may be used
Thursday:
How the earth works
what are the layers of the earth's atmosphere and the gases it contains
how does the atmospehre support human and plant life

What is the role of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the earth's atmosphere

work on maps and poster with remaining of time
Friday:
What are thematic maps--how to interpret a thematic map--view various examples in the textbook

work on map activities to be completed for today.
 
 
 
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