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Cultural geography intro


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Cultural geography intro

  1. 1. Cultural Geography2011-2012<br />
  2. 2. Mr. Jordan<br />
  3. 3. Human Geography<br />
  4. 4. Agenda for Today<br />1. Goals and Expectations for this year<br />2. Classroom Rules<br />3. Format of Class<br />4. Schedule of Class<br />5. Supplies for class<br />6. Questions<br />7. Names<br />8. Four Corners<br />
  5. 5. 1. Goals and Expectations for the coming year <br />Goals<br /> 1. Increase students ability to write academic style essays, papers, and answers to questions. <br /> 2. Increase students ability to summarize what they have read.<br /> 3. Increase students ability to think cognitively. <br /> 4. Increase students ability to show their abilities.<br /> 5. Increase students abilities to work in groups. <br /> 6. Increase students abilities to make appropriate decisions. <br />
  6. 6. 1. Goals and Expectations for the coming year<br />Expectations<br /> 1. You are here to learn, I expect you to act like it. <br /> 2. I expect you to treat others as you would like to be treated.<br /> 3. I expect you to not interrupt anyone.<br /> 4. There are appropriate times to ask questions or to get things around the room, I expect you to know when those times are and act appropriately. <br /> 5. I expect you to not bully, intimidate, or disrespect anyone in this classroom. <br /> 6. I expect you to bring the appropriate materials to every class. <br /> 7. I expect you to follow the rules, and take care of your responsibilities in this class. <br /> 8. I expect you to be in control of your choices in this classroom. <br />
  7. 7. 2. Classroom Rules<br />1. Show up.<br />2. Be in your seats ready for class when the bell rings. <br />3. No electronics in this classroom. <br />4. No food or drink in this classroom.<br />5. Keep your desks clear of everything except your binder and your pen or pencil. <br />6. Do not swear, interrupt, bully, or intimidate in this classroom. <br />7. Do your work.<br />8. Do not throw anything. <br />9. Take responsibility for yourself and your actions.<br />10. Do not adversely effect the learning in this room. <br />
  8. 8. Consequences<br />Change in location within the room.<br />Change of location outside the room.<br />Talk with Mr. Jordan during class.<br />Talk with Mr. Jordan after class.<br />Talk with Mr. Jordan after school.<br />Time with Mr. Jordan after school. <br />Phone calls to parents with each consequence.<br />
  9. 9. 3. Class Format<br />1.6 Units<br />2.1 Unit every 6 weeks <br />3. 6 tests, 6 major writing assignments, 6 major projects<br />4. Text book reading assignments<br />5. Map worksheets and packets<br />6. Reading worksheets and packets<br />7. Response writing<br />8. Group discussion and presentations<br />9. Note taking and note application<br />10. Research and research writing <br />No homework.<br />
  10. 10. Units<br />6 Units – 1 each six week grading period<br />1. Geography Skills/Tools of the Geographer<br />2.Oregon/North America<br />3. Latin America<br />4.Europe/Middle East<br />5.Africa<br />6.Asia<br />8. Africa<br />9. Australia and Oceania<br />10. Final Project<br />
  11. 11. 3.Class Format<br />Assignment Scoring<br /> 1. All assignments will be kept in folder.<br /> 2. Every week I will score the previous weeks Daily Work assignments and response writing.<br /> 3. Tests, Projects, and Presentations will be scored outside of class. <br /> 4. Daily Work is worth 50% of the grade in this class.<br /> 5. Tests, Projects and Presentations are Assessments, and worth the other 50%. <br />
  12. 12. 3.Class Format<br />PowerPoint and Assignments will be kept online.<br />To access go to:<br />Set it as a bookmark to look at often. <br />
  13. 13. 4. Daily Schedule<br />1. First ten minutes: Response Writing, and sharing of Response Writing<br />2. Next ten minutes: Introduction and Directions<br />3. Next 30 minutes: Daily Activity<br />4. Next five minutes: Wrap Up<br />5. Last two minutes: Clean Up and Release<br />
  14. 14. 6. Supplies<br />Everyday you must have these four things:<br /> 1. Pen or Pencil that is ready to write.<br /> 2. Three Ring Binder with class materials. (This will be in class)<br /> 3. College ruled lined paper.<br /> 4. Textbook: Geography Alive<br />
  15. 15. 7. Questions?<br />
  16. 16. 8. Names<br />Everyone needs to come up with an alliterative adjective to describe themselves, an alliterative noun to use in reference to themselves, and their name. <br />Example: Massive Money Mike<br />Write your description, noun and name on a popsicle stick.<br />