Today we looked at Core Competencies. These are proficiencies that each student is to develop throughout the course. They are:
Communication Critical Thinking Creative Thinking Postive Personal and Cultural Identity Personal Awareness and Responsibility Social Responsibility
For home work you are to address the following questions:
1. Which of these 6 proficiencies am I (or the class) excelling at? Which of these 6 proficiencies do I (or the class) need to work on?
2. What can I (or we as a class) do to succeed in developing these skills?
All blocks: Geography Test Monday February 27th
Block 2: DUE Friday Feb 24
BLOCK 4: DUE Friday February 24
Watch Ayman's story here. (must click on Ayman's name) 1. What is Ayman's saying about his experience as an immigrant in the USA? 2. Is this experience specific to the United States, or how is it similar in Canada?
Complete Physical Regions worksheet. Use the textbook pg. 16-23
Monday February 20th & Tuesday February 21st
Canada- 5 Themes of Geography Presentations... email me your links (firstname.lastname@example.org), or bring your presentations on a USB
Due Thursday February 9th
Complete the 2 worksheets about the 5 Themes of Geography. Use Chapter 1 of your Horizons textbook if you need more information.
Due Wednesday February 8th
Write a reflection on the mapping activity we did in class today. Answer the following questions: 1. What was successful about the map you drew? 2. What was less accurate about the map you drew? 3. Were there any areas you knew better than others? Why do you think this is?
Due Friday February 3rd
Complete "Press Censorship" graphic organizer from class today.
Due Thursday February 2nd
Complete graphic organizer (analysis of news source) from Wednesday's class.
Due Wednesday February 1st
You are responsible for selecting one current event from the newspaper, radio, or televised news. Answer the following questions:
What is the news source? Date, title, source etc.
What are the main points discussed in the article.
What is your reaction to this article?
What additional information would you like to know? Things you may need more background knowledge about, unclear vocabulary, or was something missing in the news source?