Syllabus

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Syllabus in .pdf format: Spring 2016 Syllabus - Snow Day Reschedule

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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 2016 - Snow Day Reschedule

DATE

TOPIC

READINGS/Assignments Due

Tues Jan 19
Introduction Pulsipher Chapt 1
Thurs Jan 21
Maps and Location; Worksheet 1 Handed Out Pulsipher Chapt 1
Tues Jan 26
Europe

Pulsipher Chapt 4

Thurs Jan 28
No Class
Tues Feb 2 Snow Day - No Class
Thurs Feb 4
Europe
Geography Bowl
Worksheet 1 Due
Pulsipher
 Chapt 4
Tues Feb 9
Europe: Map Quiz 1; "Be There" Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Thurs Feb 11
North America Pulsipher Chapt 2
Tues Feb 16
North America: Map Quiz 2; "Be There" Where We Stand Map Quiz 2; "Be There" 
Thurs Feb 18
Middle/South America
Geography Bowl
Pulsipher: Chapt 3
TUes Feb 23
Middle/South America: Map Quiz 3; "Be There" Map Quiz 3; "Be There"
     
Thurs Feb 25
Exam 1 or Work independently on your Unit 1 Assessment Work on Unit 1 Assessment
 
Tues Mar 1
In-class exrecise
Assessment 1 Due 8 AM
Thurs Mar 3

Russia - Russia Geography Bowl

Pulsipher Chapt 5
Tues Mar 8
Russia: Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Worksheet 2 Handed Out
Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Thurs Mar 10 North Africa/Southwest Asia Pulsipher Chapt 6
Tues Mar 15
North Africa/Southwest Asia Worksheet 2 Due
Thurs Mar 17
North Africa/Southwest Asia  
Mar 21-Mar 25 Spring break
Tues Mar 29
N Africa/SW Asia: Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Sub-Saharan Africa

Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Thurs Mar 31
Sub-Saharan Africa Pulsipher 7
Tues Apr 5
Sub-Saharan Africa: Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Thurs Apr 7
Exam 2 or Work independently on your Unit 2 Assessment Work on Unit 2 Assessment
Tues Apr 12
Asia: India; China; Japan; and, Korea
Worksheet 3 Handed Out
Assessment 2 Due 8 AM
Pulsipher Chapt 8
Thurs Apr 14
South Asia: Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Asia: Population Geography
Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Tues Apr 19
World Cafe: Population Geography and the Ecological Footprint
Worksheet 4 Handed Out
Worksheet 3 Due
Pulsipher Chapt 9
Thurs Apr 21
East Asia: Map Quiz 8; "Be There" Map Quiz 8; "Be There"
Tues Apr 26
Asia: Globalization
Worksheet 4 Due
Thurs Apr 28
Southeast Asia: Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Pulsipher Chapt 10
Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Tues May 3
Oceania: Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Asia and Oceania Geography Bowl (Chapters 8-11)

Pulsipher Chapt 11
Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Thurs May 5
Whole World Geography Bowl Whole World Geo Bowl Questions
Thurs May  12
Unit 3 Assessment Due NLT 9:00 AM Assessment 3 Due 9 AM