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1 2013 China’s Geography Lesson Date your papers: Friday, April 12, 2013 Monday, April 15, 2013 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Thursday, April 18, 2013

2 Friday, April 12, 2013 Quiet Question: Type One Prompt----We are going to view some recent pictures of the Yangtze River in China. You are to answer the questions below based upon the pictures and your prior knowledge. a) Why did the Yangtze River turn red? b) What does this event tell you about China? Explain. c) If you were a Chinese citizen and woke up to the Yangtze River turned red, what would you think? How would you react? Why? Explain.

3 Yangtze River Runs Red Images September 2012

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6 Friday, April 12, 2013 Class: Now Ms. Barben is going to read aloud the newspaper article below. As she does, you should be doing Active Reading strategies. Then you will go back and using a different color writing utensil, add on to your initial answers to the questions.

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11 Friday, April 12, 2013 Class: We are now going to watch a short United Streaming Film Clip on China’s Geography to give you an introduction and visuals to help you make connections during the lecture. Class: Ms. Barben is going to begin her China’s Geography Powerpoint. You should take notes in the provided graphic organizer. – You must have a minimum of: – Four different general characteristics – Three different specific examples with historical details for each – Three different effects Homework: Begin to label and color-code the physical and political maps of China. – Textbook Pages: A16-A19, and 85 – Nystrom Desk Atlas Pages: , 124 – Hammond New Comparative World Atlas Pages: 46-49, 54-55

12 Monday, April 15, 2013 Class: Ms. Barben is going to continue her China’s Geography Powerpoint, and you should continue to take notes in the graphic organizer making sure you are meeting at least the minimum requirements. Homework: Continue to label and color-code the maps of China. – Work on Study Guide Questions for Geography of China – First Unit Test is on Monday, May 6, 2013

13 Tuesday, April 16, 2013 Class: Ms. Barben is going to continue her China’s Geography Powerpoint, and you should continue to take notes in the graphic organizer making sure you are meeting at least the minimum requirements. Homework: Finish labeling the maps of China. You will need it for a group activity we will be doing after the powerpoint. – And there will be a reading and note-taking assignment for homework the next night.

14 Wednesday, April 17, 2013 Class: Ms. Barben is going to finish her China’s Geography Powerpoint, and you should finish your notes in the graphic organizer making sure you have met the minimum requirements. Homework: You will be viewing the Three Gorges Dam Powerpoint and downloading the supplemental reading on the Three Gorges Dam and taking notes on the controversial project in the provided note-taking handout. – You will be using this material in the next class for the group activity.

15 Thursday, April 18, 2013 Groups: Formative Assessment: You will be split into six groups and assigned a specific role to take on as you research, take notes, and develop the pros and cons of the dam controversy for your role. Answer From Your Assigned Role---Not Your Personal Viewpoint! Roles: – Government Official – Environmentalist – Farmer – Business Owner Specializing in Trade – Tourism Director

16 Thursday, April 18, 2013 Group Activity: Thinking It Through---Complete the analysis organizer using your powerpoint notes and the supplemental readings. A)Purpose/Desired Outcomes of the Three Gorges Dam Project: B)Positive Outcomes/Effects/Benefits with Evidence/Examples: C)Negative Outcomes/Effects with Evidence/Examples: D)Considering all of the information, do you think the Three Gorges Dam is a success or failure? Give and explain a minimum of THREE DIFFERENT REASONS to support your position.

17 Thursday, April 18, 2013 Class: Groups will present their positions on the Three Gorges Dam. – Add to notes.

18 Thursday, April 18, 2013 Homework: You will go to the Environmental Problems of China Powerpoint and take notes in the provided graphic organizer. You will need the follow up Collin’s Prompt in the next lesson, but this information will not be covered in class. There is also a very good chance that on the first unit test there will be a SHORT ANSWER on this material!


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