9.18.14

HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION

Finish yesterday’s reading assignment. Written summaries of assigned section should be finished by the end of class.

WORLD STUDIES

Learning Target: “I can understand how maps are used to locate relative and absolute location.”

Read section 1.2, including the map.

  • Identify vocabulary: absolute location, distortion, map projection, relative location.
    • Define them as they are described in the reading.
    • Reflect: What do these words have to do with understanding relative and absolute location?
  1. What is the main purpose of maps? Use absolute location and relative location to explain your answer.
  2. What is distortion? Why is it a big problem with maps? How is map projection a solution to this problem?

Student talk: In what ways have I met this learning target using 1.1 & 1.2?

Reflection: “I am meeting the learning target because I did _______________________.”

WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY

Take notes on the film using the questions you wrote down in your journal on Wednesday. (See yesterday’s post)

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