7A Geo/History (3rd)

Nov 11th

We looked at how mountains influence percipiation.  We also began building a climate graph today.

Nov 5th

Students estimated the precipiation in different cities in Canada.  We then looked the actual totals and began to look at why some cities recieve so much rain while others do not.

Nov 4th

We looked what influences climates today.  Students are encouraged to review this tonight.  Tomorrow we will look at precipitation in different cities in Canada.

 

OCt 29th

Students today finished off a quick note on some different climate regions.  We also looked at some pictures of different areas and tried to classify which climate they are using our climate notes.  (A quick review of the six different climates we looked at would be helpful before class on Monday.)

 

Oct 28th,

Students postcard assignments were due today.  There are a few students who still need to finish up some work on their assignments.  Please check in your student to ensure that it has been handed in.  Next in class we are looking at some different climates.

Oct 22nd.

Students worked today turning rough copies of their assignment into good copies.  We do no have another geography period before this assignment is due.  This is now homework.

***Due date for the assignment is Monday, October 28th at the start of class.  (Extra help/time is available at lunch.)

 Assignment Link

 

October 21st.

Students worked today turning rough copies of their assignment into good copies.  Students will have tomorrow's period as well to work on their good copies. 

***Due date for the assignment is Monday, October 28th at the start of class.  (Extra help/time is available at lunch.)

 Assignment Link

 

Oct 8th

Students worked on completing their draft copies of their landform postcards.  Students will have one more class on Tuesday, October 15th, to complete rough copies for each part.  All students will need to arrive to class on Monday, October  21st ready to complete their good copies.  Assignment Link

 

Oct 7th

We worked on our assignment today.  All students have selected a landform to work with and should be working on their draft copies of all three parts.  Please see link below for assignment details.

 

Oct 1st.

We looked at our Postcard Landform Assignment in class today. Students had a few minutes to get started.  Many students have picked out a landform and begun working on a draft copy of a drawing.

Here is a link for the assignment, rubric and examples.  Assignment Link

 

Sept 30th.

Students worked today to identify key features of different landforms.  Tomorrow we will do some tectonic plate demonstrations and look at our first assignment.

 

Sept 24th.

* Spirit wear tomorrow (uniform bottoms and a spiritwear ND non-McCarthy's shirt for $1) 

We finished up the last of the landforms today.  We also looked at why someone might want to visit one of these regions as we prepare for our upcoming assignment.  In preperation for our assignment, students could think of which of the landforms they would most like to visit.

 

 

Sept 23rd.

We reviewed the previous landforms from previous classes.  We also looked at the Appalachian Mountains and the Hudson Bay Lowlands. Students should look over their notes for a few minutes before tomorrow’s class.

Sept 17th.

We have looked at four different landform areas of Canada so far.  On Monday, we looked at the western cordillera and the interior plains.  Today we looked at the Canadian shield and the Great Lakes St. Lawrence lowlands.  Students are strongly encouraged to review this material for a few minutes over the coming days.

 

Sept 16th.

Today we started looking at Canada as a nation of regions.  We looked at the western cordillera and the interior plains.  Students should review these notes tonight in preperation for class tomorrow.

Sept 10th.

We reviewed the provinces today and filled in a basic map of the world with continents oceans, Prime Meridian and Equator. We also quickly looked at the International Date Line and why its shape is so different that its counterpart the Prime Meridian.

Here are the links to the maps we have used.

Map of Provinces

World Map

 

Sept 9th.

Students filled in a map of Canada.  We looked at provinces and capitals today. Students have been asked to review the provinces and their capitals.

 

Sept 4th,

 

Gym class tomorrow.  Please bring an appriopriate change of clothes.