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Mr. Hofer's Lesson Plans for the Week of August 14th, 2017

Week of 08/14/17

 

(Cultural Geography)

Block 2 

 

(American History)

Block 3 

 

(U.S. Government)

Block 4 

MONDAY

Teacher work day

 

Teacher work day

 

 

Teacher work day

 

TUESDAY

Objective: Welcome students back to school. Assess students' comprehension of U.S. political geography. Introduce students to the study of "human geography."

Syllabus and textbooks
CNN 10
U.S. Geography Map
Play "Where in the U.S.A. is Carmen Sandiego?"

Weekly Reading: Chapter 4, pp. 68-79 and Chapter 7, 164-171)
Weekly Reading Assignment: "Essential Questions" vocabulary and questions for reading, Due Friday

Objective: Welcome students back to school. Introduce students to the purpose and application of Canvas. Energize students to learn about American history.

Syllabus and textbooks
CNN 10
"10 Most Interesting Events of the 20th Century" Group Discussion
Allow students time to set up Canvas
Play "Where in U.S. History is Carmen Sandiego?"

 

Objectives: Welcome students back to school. Refresh student knowledge of Canvas' purpose and application. Assess student base knowledge of government and civics.

Syllabus and textbooks
U.S. Citizenship Test
CNN 10
Canvas setup time

 

 

WEDNESDAY

Objectives: Students will understand what factors influence population growth in a given area or region. Students will analyze these particular factors for North America (U.S. and Mexico).

 

Objectives: Students will begin analyzing the historic value of current events. Students will discuss, "what makes an event history?"

"10 Most Significant Events" Assignment, Due Thursday

Objectives: Introduce students to the study of political philosophy/science. Students will understand unit expectations and assessment. 


CNN10
Address expectations of the unit project
Watch "Lost: Episode 1"
Group Discussion, "State of Nature," Due Thursday

Play "Survivor" Boardgame

 

THURSDAY

Objectives: Students will begin to analyze how the distribution of natural resources affect economic activities and the environment of the United States.

"10 Most Significant Events" Assignment, Due 

Objectives: Students will establish a base knowledge of the most pertinent current events rooted in 20th century history.

Group Discussion, "State of Nature," Due

Objective: Students will analyze the purpose and value of government. They will address the question, "what would life be like without government?"

Notes
Play "Survivor"
 

FRIDAY

Weekly Reading Assignment: "Essential Questions" vocabulary, Due 

Objectives: Students will continue to analyze how the distribution of natural resources affect economic activities and the environment of the United States.

Content and Current Events Quiz

Current Events Quiz

Objectives: Students will establish a base knowledge of the most pertinent current events rooted in 20th century history.

CNN 10
Current Events Jeopardy

Current Events Quiz

Objectives: Students will demonstrate their comprehension of the unit expectations and their understanding of weekly concepts/vocab.

"Concept 1" Assignment, Due Today

Finish Survivor