HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:
Learning target: “I can create my own dictionary definition of science fiction.”
What is Science Fiction?
Write a QuickWrite paragraph that explains your definition of science fiction. To help explain your definition, please use examples from group/class discussions, personal experiences and thematic statements.
Reread your paragraph to make sure you were on task. Due end of class.
LEARNING TARGET: “I can understand how maps are used to locate relative and absolute location.”
Reading with a Pen(cil): Close-read In Search of Gold. Write down questions on the back of the handout.
- Who discovered gold on the American River in 1848?
- How did gold production in California spread around the world?
- “Ores of gold can be formed in two ways.” Explain how using the terms exogenetic and endogenetic.
- Cite two reasons that gold mining is dangerous for the environment.
WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY:
LEARNING TARGET: “I can explain the geological processes that shape the earth.”
READ sections: Tectonic Plate Movements & Results of Plate Tectonics
- Identify vocabulary: divergent, volcanic ridge, transformant, convergent, oceanic plates, continental plates, subduction, uplift.
- Define them as they are described in the text.
- What do these words have to do with geological processes?
- Use pictures and words to explain–
- What are tectonic plates? How do they move around? Use Divergent, Transformant and Convergent movements as part of your answer.
- CONNECTIONS: What is the major difference between Continental and Oceanic plates? How does this difference cause subduction?
- STUDY: Connecting to Science: Plate Tectonics.
- What can we learn from this to help us answer the questions?
- What picture show examples of subduction?
- Reflection: How has this information contributed to the learning target?