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Required textbooks:

World Regional Geography: Global Patterns, Local Lives. 6th Edition

Pulsipher and Pulsipher, W.H. Freeman, 2014. (ISBN-13: 978-1-4641-1070-2)


GES 1980 Spring 2017

DATE

TOPIC

READINGS/Assignments Due

Tues Jan 17
Introduction Pulsipher Chapt 1
Thurs Jan 19
Maps and Location; Worksheet 1 Handed Out Pulsipher Chapt 1
Tues Jan 24 Europe Pulsipher Chapt 4
Thurs Jan 26
Europe
Geography Bowl
Worksheet 1 Due
Pulsipher
 Chapt 4
Tues Jan 31
Europe: Map Quiz 1; "Be There" Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Thurs Feb 2
North America Pulsipher Chapt 2
Tues Feb 7
North America: Map Quiz 2; "Be There" Where We Stand Map Quiz 2; "Be There" 
Thurs Feb 9
Middle/South America
Geography Bowl
Pulsipher: Chapt 3
Tues Feb 14
Middle/South America: Map Quiz 3; "Be There" Map Quiz 3; "Be There"
Thurs Feb 16 Middle/South America: Deforestation Pulsipher: Chapt 3
     
Tues Feb 21
Exam 1 or Work independently on your Unit 1 Assessment Work on Unit 1 Assessment
 
Thurs Feb 23
In-class exercise
Assessment 1 Due 8 AM
Tues Feb 28 Russia - Russia Geography Bowl Pulsipher Chapt 5
Thurs Mar 2
Russia: Map Quiz 4; "Be There": Climatology
Worksheet 2 Handed Out
Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Tues Mar 7 North Africa/Southwest Asia Pulsipher Chapt 6
Thurs Mar 9
North Africa/Southwest Asia Worksheet 2 Due
Tues Mar 14
North Africa/Southwest Asia  
Thurs Mar 16
N Africa/SW Asia: Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Sub-Saharan Africa

Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Tues Mar 21
Sub-Saharan Africa Pulsipher 7
Thurs Mar 23
Sub-Saharan Africa: Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Mar 27 - Apr 2 Spring Break: No classes
Tues Apr 4
Exam 2 or Work independently on your Unit 2 Assessment Work on Unit 2 Assessment
Thurs Apr 6
Asia: India; China; Japan; and, Korea
Worksheet 3 Handed Out
Assessment 2 Due 8 AM
Pulsipher Chapt 8
Tues Apr 11
South Asia: Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Asia: Population Geography
Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Thurs Apr 13
World Cafe: Population Geography and the Ecological Footprint
Worksheet 4 Handed Out
Worksheet 3 Due
Pulsipher Chapt 9
Tues Apr 18
East Asia: Map Quiz 8; "Be There" Map Quiz 8; "Be There"
Thurs Apr 20 Asia: Globalization

Worksheet 4 Due; Pulsipher Chapt 10

Tues Apr 25 Southeast Asia: Map Quiz 9; "Be There" Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Thurs Apr 27 "Whale Rider" - class starts 7:55 a.m.! Pulsipher Chapt 11
Tues May 2
Oceania: Map Quiz 10; "Be There"; Asia and Oceania Geography Bowl
Pulsipher Chapt 11
Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Thurs May 4
Whole World Geography Bowl Make-up map quizzes due
Thurs May 11
Unit 3 Assessment Due NLT 9:00 AM Assessment 3 Due 9 AM