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 Spring 2015

DATE

TOPIC

READINGS/Assignments Due

Tues Jan 20
Introduction Pulsipher Chapt 1
Thurs Jan 22
Maps and Location; Worksheet 1 Handed Out Pulsipher Chapt 1
Tues Jan 27
Europe

Pulsipher Chapt 4

Thurs Jan 29
Europe
Geography Bowl
Worksheet 1 Due
Pulsipher
Chapt 4
Tues Feb 3
Europe: Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Thurs Feb 5
North America Pulsipher Chapt 2
Tues Feb 10
North America: Map Quiz 2; "Be There" Where We Stand Map Quiz 2; "Be There" 
Thurs Feb 12
Middle/South America
Geography Bowl
Pulsipher: Chapt 3
Tues Feb 17
Middle/South America: Map Quiz 3; "Be There" Map Quiz 3; "Be There"
Thurs Feb 19
Middle/South America Pulsipher Chapt 3
     
Tues Feb 24
Exam 1 or Work independently on your Unit 1 Assessment Work on Unit 1 Assessment
 
Thurs Feb 26
In-class exrecise
Assessment 1 Due 8 AM
Tues Mar 3

Russia - Russia Geography Bowl

Pulsipher Chapt 5
Thurs Mar 5
Russia: Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Worksheet 2 Handed Out
Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Tues Mar 10
North Africa/Southwest Asia Pulsipher Chapt 6
Thurs Mar 12
North Africa/Southwest Asia Worksheet 2 Due
Tues Mar 17
North Africa/Southwest Asia  
Thurs Mar 19
N Africa/SW Asia: Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Sub-Saharan Africa

Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Mar 23-27 Spring Break: No Classes
Tues Mar 31
Sub-Saharan Africa Pulsipher 7
Thurs Apr 2
Sub-Saharan Africa: Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Tues Apr 7
Exam 2 or Work independently on your Unit 2 Assessment Work on Unit 2 Assessment
Thurs Apr 9
Asia: India; China; Japan; and, Korea
Worksheet 3 Handed Out
Assessment 2 Due 8 AM
Pulsipher Chapt 8
Tues Apr 14
South Asia: Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Asia: Population Geography
Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Thurs Apr 16
World Cafe: Population Geography and the Ecological Footprint
Worksheet 4 Handed Out
Worksheet 3 Due
Pulsipher Chapt 9
Tues Apr 21
East Asia: Map Quiz 8; "Be There" Map Quiz 8; "Be There"
Thurs Apr 23
Asia: Globalization
Worksheet 4 Due
Tues Apr 28
Southeast Asia: Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Pulsipher Chapt 10
Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Thurs Apr 30
Oceania - Whale Rider - Class starts 7:55 AM!
Tues May 5
Oceania: Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Asia and Oceania Geography Bowl (Chapters 8-11)

Pulsipher Chapt 11
Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Thurs May 7
Whole World Geography Bowl Whole World Geo Bowl Questions
Thurs May 14
Unit 3 Assessment Due NLT 9:00 AM Assessment 3 Due 9 AM