Syllabus

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Syllabus in .pdf format: Spring 2015 Syllabus

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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 Fall 2015

DATE

TOPIC

READINGS/Assignments Due

Tues Aug 25
Introduction Pulsipher Chapt 1
Thurs Aug 27
Maps and Location; Worksheet 1 Handed Out Pulsipher Chapt 1
Tues Sep 1
Europe

Pulsipher Chapt 4

Thurs Sep 3
Europe
Geography Bowl
Worksheet 1 Due
Pulsipher
Chapt 4
Tues Sep 8 Labor Day Holiday: No classes
Thurs Sep 10
Europe: Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Tues Sep 15
North America Pulsipher Chapt 2
Thurs Sep 17
North America: Map Quiz 2; "Be There" Where We Stand Map Quiz 2; "Be There" 
Tues Sep 22
Middle/South America
Geography Bowl
Pulsipher: Chapt 3
Thurs Sep 24
Middle/South America: Map Quiz 3; "Be There" Map Quiz 3; "Be There"
Tues Sep 29
Middle/South America Pulsipher Chapt 3
     
Thurs Oct 1
Exam 1 or Work independently on your Unit 1 Assessment Work on Unit 1 Assessment
 
Tues Oct 6
In-class exrecise
Assessment 1 Due 8 AM
Thurs Oct 8

Russia - Russia Geography Bowl

Pulsipher Chapt 5
Tues Oct 13
Russia: Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Worksheet 2 Handed Out
Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Thurs Oct 15 North Africa/Southwest Asia Pulsipher Chapt 6
Tues Oct 20
North Africa/Southwest Asia Worksheet 2 Due
Thurs Oct 22
North Africa/Southwest Asia  
Tues Oct 27
N Africa/SW Asia: Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Sub-Saharan Africa

Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Thurs Oct 29
Sub-Saharan Africa Pulsipher 7
Tues Nov 3
Sub-Saharan Africa: Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Thurs Nov 5
Exam 2 or Work independently on your Unit 2 Assessment Work on Unit 2 Assessment
Tues Nov 10
Asia: India; China; Japan; and, Korea
Worksheet 3 Handed Out
Assessment 2 Due 8 AM
Pulsipher Chapt 8
Thurs Nov 12
South Asia: Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Asia: Population Geography
Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Tues Nov 17
World Cafe: Population Geography and the Ecological Footprint
Worksheet 4 Handed Out
Worksheet 3 Due
Pulsipher Chapt 9
Thurs Nov 19
East Asia: Map Quiz 8; "Be There" Map Quiz 8; "Be There"
Tues Nov 24
Asia: Globalization
Worksheet 4 Due
Thurs Nov 26 Thanksgiving: No classes
Tues Dec 1
Southeast Asia: Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Pulsipher Chapt 10
Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Thurs Dec 3
Oceania - Whale Rider - Class starts 7:55 AM!
Tues Dec 8
Oceania: Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Asia and Oceania Geography Bowl (Chapters 8-11)

Pulsipher Chapt 11
Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Thurs Dec 10
Whole World Geography Bowl Whole World Geo Bowl Questions
Thurs Dec 17
Unit 3 Assessment Due NLT 9:00 AM Assessment 3 Due 9 AM