Monday: Today students learned about deforestation of the Amazon rainforest. I was so impressed with their thoughtful and thought-provoking questions about laws that regulate forest use! Students may review the Environmental Issues Slideshow here. Students have completed the first 2 of 3 flow maps about Environmental Issues in Latin America:
Air Pollution in Mexico City Flow Map
Deforestation in the Amazon Rainforest Flow Map
Oil-related Pollution in Venezuela
Tuesday-Thursday: We will spend these days in the computer lab learning about the location, climate, and natural resources of Brazil and Cuba. CLICK HERE to access the Nearpod lesson. The code for the Brazil lesson is OSCNY . The code for the Cuba lesson is FPBXR.
will post the code for the Cuba lesson on Tuesday. Students who finish the Nearpod lessons will be able to practice their map skills by visiting online.seterra.com
Friday: Students will take the Latin America map quiz. They will be given a map of Central and South America and the Caribbean along with a list of countries and physical features theat they will label. You may click HERE to access the list and map for practice. Students will also learn about oil-related pollution problems in Latin America.
1. Study, study, study! Students should study nightly for Friday's map quiz. You can click on the link to download a list of countries and a map. Students can also visit a map practice site such as online.seterra.com. On that site they should practice the "North and Central America Countires" listed under the "North America" heading, and the "South America" Countries listed under the "South Ameria heading.
2. Students who need remedation of Canada geography skills may also have additional homework this week. Please check your student's agenda daily.
3. Read and Respond Comparing Brazil and Cuba - due Tuesday
In class: This week students will be learning about the geography of Latin America. There will also be a retest of the Canada unit on Thursday.
CIA World Factbook
Monday-Wednesday: Students should study for the Canada unit retest. In order to study, students should:
I hope that you will have a safe and happy break!
In Class: Students are finishing up Celebrity Apprentice-Canada Edition this week and taking the Canada test. Then Then we will begin our study of Latin America.
Homework: Study, study, study! Students should bring home notebooks with class notes and assignments to review, and students should take this Quizizz test until they can score 100%! The game code is 696026.