Grade 7 – Week of November 18 to 22, 2013

We will be discussing European geology and mining this week, finishing our European Map Projects, and be quizzed on political geography.

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

Monday, November 18, 2013  – Work on European Map Project. QUIZ: European countries that start with A, B, & C. Those are:

  • A
  • Albania
  • Andorra
  • Armenia
  • Austria
  • Azerbaijan
  • B
  • Belarus
  • Belgium
  • Bosnia & Herzegovina
  • Bulgaria
  • C
  • Croatia
  • Cyprus
  • Czech Republic

Green Tech Future: Environmental Atlas of Europe

 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XgBIynun_D4

Tuesday, November 19, 2013 –  Finish work on European Map project at home. QUIZ: European countries that start with D to K. Those are:

  • D
  • Denmark
  • E
  • Estonia
  • F
  • Finland
  • France
  • G
  • Georgia
  • Germany
  • Greece
  • H
  • Hungary
  • I
  • Iceland
  • Ireland
  • Italy
  • K
  • Kosovo

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 – Guest speaker, David Alcantara, from the Honduran Institute of Mining and Geology will be presenting on Minerals and Mining: It’s importance in Geography, History, and the Modern Economy.

Thursday, November 21, 2013 – QUIZ on Wednesday’s presentation. European Map Project due. QUIZ: European countries that start with L to P. Those are:

  • L
  • Latvia
  • Liechtenstein
  • Lithuania
  • Luxembourg
  • M
  • Macedonia
  • Malta
  • Moldova
  • Monaco
  • Montenegro
  • N
  • The Netherlands
  • Norway
  • P
  • Poland
  • Portugal

Friday, November 22, 2013 – Presentation of European Map Project. QUIZ: European countries that start with R to V. Those are:

  • R
  • Romania
  • Russia
  • S
  • San Marino
  • Serbia
  • Slovakia
  • Slovenia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Switzerland
  • T
  • Turkey
  • U
  • Ukraine
  • United Kingdom
  • V
  • Vatican City (Holy See)

Midterm Reports Go Home

Individual Project on a European Country – Due December 3, 2013. Each student will pick a country in Europe that is smaller than Honduras to research and present to the class. Monaco, Luxemburg, and Andorra, have already been chosen. Email me your choices if you have not done so. This report counts as an indiviual project and a research paper. It should include the geography, history, culture, and government of the country. Include maps and pictures, hand drawn maps will recieve more points then copied ones.

Pair Project on a European Country – Due December 11, 2013. The pair of students will pick a country in Europe that is larger than Honduras to research and present to the class.

Monday, November 25, 2013 – ELECTION HOLIDAY – NO SCHOOL.

Wednesday, November, 27 – Half Day

Thursday and Friday, November 28 and 29, – THANKSGIVING HOLIDAY –

Monday, December 2, 2013, School resumes for two weeks before semester finals and then we have Christmas Break.

Tuesday, December 3, 2013,  Country Project Due. TEST on the countries of Europe, see below:

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