Grade 7

November 4 to 8, 2013

Monday – Euro Map Project Library

Tuesday – Euro Map Project Library

Wednesday – Euro Map Project Library

Thursday – Euro Map Project Classroom 

Friday – No School for Students / Teacher Workshop Friday and Saturday.

H O M E W O R K ! ! !   Practice these websites until you are an expert!

European Regions: http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Europe-georegion.html

European Countries:  http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Europe/Eur_GL_1024_768.html

Learn these 47 capital cities:  http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Europe/Eur_GL_Caps_1024_768.html

RUBRIC for EUROPEAN MAP PROJECT

Evaluation of European Thematic Maps

Due Thursday, November 21, 2013

On a scale of 1 to 10, evaluate your group or yourself.

10 is the best, 1 is the worst.

  1. We used recycled products. ____
  2. Our map is a good way to learn and teach geography. _____
  3. Our map is interactive. _____
  4. Our map is creative. _____
  5. Our presentation. _____

Add up your score and write here _____ out of 50.

  1. I made good use of class time preparing this project. _____
  2. I listened to the ideas and suggestions of all group members during this project. _____
  3. Did my fair share of work during this project. _____
  4. I made this project interesting. _____
  5. I learned from the project. _____

Add up your points from this section ______ out of 50.

Add up the two sections ______+ ______ = ______ out of 100.

SELF-REFLECTION, EUROPEAN MAP PROJECT

Due November 21, 2013

Your name ____________________

Other group members  1. ___________________ 2. __________________ 3. ____________________

What type of map did you make: Political ____ Relief ____ Vegetation ____ Fauna ____

Monuments ____ Other  theme ____ please write the theme __________

We used recycled materials: Yes ____ No ____

Our map is interactive: Yes ____ No ____

Our map can be used to teach and learn geography: Yes ____ No ____

All members of our group worked equally hard: Yes ____ No ____

Some members of our group did more work than others: True ____ False ____

I think all members of the group should receive the same grade: Yes ____ No ___

All members of the participated in the presentation: Yes ____ No ____

Our presentation had a good introduction: Yes ____ No ____

We spoke clearly during our presentation: Yes ____ No ____

We had interesting facts: Yes ____ No ____

What I liked most about this project was:

Suggestions for other projects:

Week of November 11 to 15, 2013

Monday – Please turn in any missing assignments by Thursday, November 13, 2013.

Tuesday – Guest speaker, David Alcantara, from the Honduran Institute of Mining and Geology will be presenting on Minerals and Mining in the Americas: It’s importance in Geography, History, and the Modern Economy.

Wednesday – Study Skills presentation in the library.

Thursday -MIDTERM. Last day to turn in missing assignments!

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