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1 World History Course Introduction AGENDAS and Investigative Questions

2 Time Frame 8 Days –2 Wacky Wednesdays –1 weird schedule (due to handbook presentations) –5 regular days

3 The BIG Question Who is in our class, how does it work and what are the basics we need to know before we get into our study of World History?

4 Investigative Questions Question 1: Who are the people in our class and how can they be described? Question 2: What are some specific examples of how our class will run? Question 3: What are the 7 continents and 4 oceans? Question 4: What are similarities and differences between them? Question 5: How does the world around us compare to Dixon? Question 6: In what ways are flat maps problematic? Question 7: What is the difference between lines of latitude and lines of longitude? Question 8: Name the 4 different hemispheres and identify which continents are located in each of them. Question 9: How does using a scale, compass rose, and a key/legend help you read a map? Question 10: What are some of the significant unresolved problems in the world today?

5 Today was a WACKY Wednesday and the first day of school! AGENDA: Day 1 1.Move to assigned seats 2.STAR activity 3.Begin Student Questionnaire Homework: Finish Student Questionnaire

6 Daily Question Question 1: Who are the people in our class and how can they be described?

7 STAR Activity Directions Who can tell us what an adjective is? –That’s right, it is a word that describes a noun. –Let’s practice…

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9 STAR Activity Directions Your STAR has five spokes. On each spoke, write an adjective that describes yourself. Introduce yourself to your neighbor: –Tell them your first and last name (what you want to be called in this class) –Tell them your adjectives

10 STAR Activity Directions You will introduce your neighbor to the class –Both partners stand up –Whoever is tallest go first –Speak clearly: Tell the class your partner’s name and the adjectives they chose

11 AGENDA: Day 2 1.Collect Questionnaires 2.Check Sheets and Questions 3.Introductory Power Point 4.Seating Charts- QUIZ Tuesday! 5.Syllabus, Rules and Procedures Homework: – Syllabus signed for Friday (20 points) – Purchase plastic folder for Monday – Seating Chart Quiz on Tuesday!

12 Daily Question Question 2: What are some specific examples of how our class will run?

13 AGENDA: Day 3 1.Collect Signatures 2.Daily Question 3.Rules/Procedures 4.Extra Credit Songs 5.Label World Map Homework: Study your seating chart, syllabus, rules, procedures and world map – Seating Chart Quiz: Tuesday – World Map Quiz: Friday

14 Daily Question Question 3: What are the 7 continents and 4 oceans? Question 4: What are similarities and differences between them?

15 AGENDA: Day 4 1.Organize and explain Starter 2.Agenda/Daily Questions 3.Where in the World? group activity Homework: – Complete Geography Skills #1 – Seating Chart Quiz: Tuesday – World Map Quiz: Friday

16 Daily Question Question 5: How does the world around us compare to Dixon? Question 6: In what ways are flat maps problematic? Question 7: What is the difference between lines of latitude and lines of longitude?

17 Today was a SPECIAL bell schedule due to Handbook Presentations. AGENDA: Day 5 1.Starter/Agenda/Daily Question 2.Seating Chart Quiz and correct 3.Stamp and correct Geography Skills #1 Homework: – Complete Geography Skills #2 – World Map Quiz: Friday

18 Daily Question Question 6: In what ways are flat maps problematic? Question 7: What is the difference between lines of latitude and lines of longitude? Question 8: Name the 4 different hemispheres and identify which continents are located in each of them.

19 Today was a WACKY Wednesday! AGENDA: Day 6 1.Starter/Agenda/Daily Question 2.Pass out Textbooks 3.Stamp and correct Geography Skills #2 4.Finish Where in the World? activity 5.Begin Unresolved Problems of the World Activity Homework: – Complete Geography Skills #3 – World Map Quiz: Friday

20 Daily Question Question 9: How does using a scale, compass rose, and a key/legend help you read a map? Question 10: What are some of the significant unresolved problems in the world today?

21 AGENDA: Day 7 1.Starter/Agenda/Daily Question 2.Stamp and correct Geography Skills #3 3.Unresolved Problems of the World Homework: – World Map Quiz: Friday

22 Daily Question Question 10: What are some of the significant unresolved problems in the world today?

23 AGENDA: Day 8 1.Starter/Agenda/Daily Question 2.Organize Packets 3.World Map Quiz 4.Finish Unresolved Problems of the World Group Work Homework: none

24 Daily Question Question 10: What are some of the significant unresolved problems in the world today?

25 For our discussion I agree with ________________ that ________________ is a significant problem because ___________________. I disagree with ___________________ that _______________ is one of the most significant problems because __________.


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