Syllabus

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Syllabus in .pdf format: Fall 2016 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 2016 

DATE

TOPIC

READINGS/Assignments Due

Tues Aug 23
Introduction Pulsipher Chapt 1
Thurs Aug 25
Maps and Location; Worksheet 1 Handed Out Pulsipher Chapt 1
Tues Aug 30 Europe Pulsipher Chapt 4
Thurs Sep 1
Europe
Geography Bowl
Worksheet 1 Due
Pulsipher
 Chapt 4
Tues Sep 6 Labor Day - No Class
Thurs Sep 8
Europe: Map Quiz 1; "Be There" Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Tues Sep 13
North America Pulsipher Chapt 2
Thurs Sep 15
North America: Map Quiz 2; "Be There" Where We Stand Map Quiz 2; "Be There" 
Tues Sep 20
Middle/South America
Geography Bowl
Pulsipher: Chapt 3
Thurs Sep 22
Middle/South America: Map Quiz 3; "Be There" Map Quiz 3; "Be There"
     
Tues Sep 27
Exam 1 or Work independently on your Unit 1 Assessment Work on Unit 1 Assessment
 
Thurs Sep 29
In-class exercise
Assessment 1 Due 8 AM
Tues Oct 4 Russia - Russia Geography Bowl Pulsipher Chapt 5
Thurs Oct 6
Russia: Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Worksheet 2 Handed Out
Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Tues Oct 11 North Africa/Southwest Asia Pulsipher Chapt 6
Thurs Oct 13
North Africa/Southwest Asia Worksheet 2 Due
Tues Oct 18
North Africa/Southwest Asia  
Thurs Oct 20
N Africa/SW Asia: Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Sub-Saharan Africa

Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Tues Oct 25
Sub-Saharan Africa Pulsipher 7
Thurs Oct 27
Sub-Saharan Africa: Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Tues Nov 1
Exam 2 or Work independently on your Unit 2 Assessment Work on Unit 2 Assessment
Thurs Nov 3
Asia: India; China; Japan; and, Korea
Worksheet 3 Handed Out
Assessment 2 Due 8 AM
Pulsipher Chapt 8
Tues Nov 8
South Asia: Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Asia: Population Geography
Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Thurs Nov 10
World Cafe: Population Geography and the Ecological Footprint
Worksheet 4 Handed Out
Worksheet 3 Due
Pulsipher Chapt 9
Tues Nov 15
East Asia: Map Quiz 8; "Be There" Map Quiz 8; "Be There"
Thurs Nov 17 Whale Rider - class starts 7:55 a.m.! Worksheet 4 Due
Tues Nov 22 Catch-up day
Thurs Nov 24 Happy Thanksgiving - no class
Tues Nov 29
Southeast Asia: Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Pulsipher Chapt 10
Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Thurs Dec 1
Asia: Globalization
Tues Dec 6
Oceania: Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Asia and Oceania Geography Bowl (Chapters 8-11)

Pulsipher Chapt 11
Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Thurs Dec 8
Whole World Geography Bowl Whole World Geo Bowl Questions
Thurs Dec 15
Unit 3 Assessment Due NLT 9:00 AM Assessment 3 Due 9 AM