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I.B. Geography Year 11 Miss Currie 2012/2013. What do we study in Semester 1? Population changes, migration and gender Inequalities in wealth and development.

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1 I.B. Geography Year 11 Miss Currie 2012/2013

2 What do we study in Semester 1? Population changes, migration and gender Inequalities in wealth and development Climate change and soil degradation

3 Assessment – for school reports Class work & participation(20%) Homework & quizzes(20%) Essays & essay plans (30%) Tests (30%)

4 Work Expectations Standard Level: min. 3 hours homework per week Higher Level: min. 4 hours homework per week Unfinished work must be completed at home Late work - marked down by 10% for every day it is not submitted. Extensions – if you require one (e.g. due to sickness) talk to me at least 3 days before the work is due.

5 External Assessment - for your I.B score in (SL) or 3 (HL) x Examinations in May/June of Y12 Paper 1 – Core Paper 2 – Optional Themes Paper 3 – Globalization and….

6 Internal Assessment - for your I.B. score in 2014 Fieldwork – primary data collected in groups during one full day of investigation 2,500 word report – based on data collected in groups, but collated, graphed and analyzed individually 20 hours (including explanations, field-trip etc.) Worth 25% (SL) or 20% (HL) of your score

7 Every Lesson… Be on time! Bring: text book (IB Geography), folder, coloured pencils and a ruler to every class Participate in class discussions Show youre are listening Board = Paper

8 Tips for success… Buy a world map Review your notes everyday Read extra materials (on wiki and FB) Get organized – weekly timetable, study space

9 Contact Webpage: jcurrie.wikispaces.com If you have any questions, me to make an appointment.


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