Todays agenda Class rules and expectations Geography syllabus Resources Introducing geography Design geog file
Classroom behaviour Noise versus silence Raise hands to say anything Ask permission for movementExpectations On task during lesson Homework/assignment Punishment/incentives
Geography syllabus Unit Topic 1 Introducing geography 2 Our home the earth 3 Physical and human environment 4 Environment through maps 1 5 Environment through maps 2 8 The earths landforms 9 Fold mountains and volcanoes 10 Living with volcanoes 12 Investigating rocks
Geography marks allocation Percentage Test 1 10% Common test 25% EOY exam 45% ATT/elearning/file 10% Oral communication 5% Homework 5%
ResourcesTextbook: every lessonGeog file: every lessonWorksheet: to be filedClass blog: onezerosixgeographers.blogspot.comComputer access?Geography class rep
Brainstorming What is geography? How is geography relevant to you? Do you enjoy learning about geography? How do you use geography in your life? Why must we study geography?• Why must we study geography?• Why must we study geography?• Why must we study geography?• Why must we study geography?
What is geography?Geography (from Greek γεωγραφία -geographia, lit. "earth describe-write") is the science that studiesthe lands, the features, theinhabitants, and the phenomena ofthe Earth.
Physical Humangeography geography Man made/Natural surroundings constructedwhich we live in environment
Is this a physical or human environment? Bukit Timah hill Macritchie tree top walkNTU Arts Design Media Suntec Garden Festival