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GES 1980 001 Fall 2014 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 2014

DATE

TOPIC

READINGS/Assignments Due

Tues Aug 26
Introduction Pulsipher Chapt 1
Thurs Aug 28
Maps and Location; Worksheet 1 Handed Out Pulsipher Chapt 1
Tues Sep 2 Labor Day Holiday: No Classes

Thurs Sep 4
Europe

Pulsipher Chapt 4

Tues Sep 9
Europe
Geography Bowl
Worksheet 1 Due
Pulsipher
Chapt 4
Thurs Sep 11
Europe: Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Map Quiz 1; "Be There"
Tues Sep 16
North America Pulsipher Chapt 2
Thurs Sep 18
North America: Map Quiz 2; "Be There" Where We Stand Map Quiz 2; "Be There" 
Tues Sep 23
Middle/South America
Geography Bowl
Pulsipher: Chapt 3
Thurs Sep 25
Middle/South America: Map Quiz 3; "Be There" Map Quiz 3; "Be There"
Tues Sep 30
Middle/South America Pulsipher Chapt 3
     
Thurs Oct 2
Exam 1 or Work independently on your Unit 1 Assessment Work on Unit 1 Assessment
 
Tues Oct 7
In-class exrecise
Assessment 1 Due 8 AM
Thurs Oct 9

Russia - Russia Geography Bowl

Pulsipher Chapt 5
Tues Oct 14
Russia: Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Worksheet 2 Handed Out
Map Quiz 4; "Be There"
Thurs Oct 16
North Africa/Southwest Asia Pulsipher Chapt 6
Tues Oct 21
North Africa/Southwest Asia Worksheet 2 Due
Thurs Oct 23
North Africa/Southwest Asia  
Tues Oct 28
N Africa/SW Asia: Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Sub-Saharan Africa

Map Quiz 5; "Be There"
Thurs Oct 30
Sub-Saharan Africa Pulsipher 7
Tues Nov 4
Sub-Saharan Africa: Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Map Quiz 6; "Be There"
Thurs Nov 6
Exam 2 or Work independently on your Unit 2 Assessment Work on Unit 2 Assessment
Tues Nov 11
Asia: India; China; Japan; and, Korea
Worksheet 3 Handed Out
Assessment 2 Due 8 AM
Pulsipher Chapt 8
Thurs Nov 13
South Asia: Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Asia: Population Geography
Map Quiz 7; "Be There"
Tues Nov 18
World Cafe: Population Geography and the Ecological Footprint
Worksheet 4 Handed Out
Worksheet 3 Due
Pulsipher Chapt 9
Thurs Nov 20
East Asia: Map Quiz 8; "Be There" Map Quiz 8; "Be There"
Tues Nov 25
Asia: Globalization
Worksheet 4 Due
Thurs Nov 27 Thanksgiving: No Classes
Tues Dec 2
Southeast Asia: Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Pulsipher Chapt 10
Map Quiz 9; "Be There"
Thurs Dec 4
Oceania - Whale Rider - Class starts 7:55 AM!
Tues Dec 9
Oceania: Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Asia and Oceania Geography Bowl (Chapters 8-11)

Pulsipher Chapt 11
Map Quiz 10; "Be There"
Thurs Dec 11
Whole World Geography Bowl Whole World Geo Bowl Questions
Thurs Dec 18
Unit 3 Assessment Due NLT 9:00 AM Assessment 3 Due 9 AM