HISTORY OF SCIENCE FICTION:
Began reading Harrison Bergeron by Kurt Vonnegut Jr.. Students each have a reading packet that they are to NOT lose.
Finished vocabulary for 2.2 and completed the questions. Discussed physical and human geography.
Learning Target: “I can identify and use various types of thematic maps.”
Student talk: What is a thematic map?
Read section 2.2:
- Identify vocabulary: climate, economic activity, landform, physical features, population density, region, vegetation
- Because the GeoTerms are already defined on page 27, explain the definitions in your own words. Use the in-text definitions on page 26.
- Reflect: What could these terms possibly have to do with thematic maps?
- How can thematic maps show physical geography? (see p. 4 for a definition of physical geography.) Use the vocabulary terms associated with physical geography as part of your answer.
- How can thematic maps show human geography? (see p. 4 for a definition of human geography.) Use the vocabulary terms associated with human geography as part of your answer.
WASHINGTON STATE HISTORY:
Reviewed the seven factors of the natural environment. Now we are studying the natural environments of the Washington’s geographical regions.
LEARNING TARGET: “I can explain how environmental factors make-up the geographical regions of Washington state.”
Read 50-65. Complete a graphic organizer for EACH of the seven geographical regions. Work with an elbow or face partner.
- Physical Features
Reflection: “I better understand how environmental factors make-up the geographical regions of Washington state because I ___________________. ”