Grade 7 – South East Asia

Monday – Capitals of Asia Test.

Tuesday – Choose South East Asian Countries countries/Computer Lab

Wednesday – Civilization in Southeast Asia, Read pages 272-278 in Glencoe World History

Thursday – The Geography and Culture of Asia 1 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5_WkIb01bs8

Southeast Asia Questions

  1. What are the religions of Southeast Asia?
  2.  What is the geography?
  3.  How many people live here?
  4.  Which country is famous for its temples?

5.  What countries were part of French Indochina?

6.  What country was never colonized by Europeans?

7.  What country has 54 million people?

8.  What country was a British Colony and now has a military dictatorship?

9.  What countries are mostly Muslim? (Sometimes spelled Moslem)

10.  What country is majority Christian?

11.  What country has 18,000 islands?

12.  The 11th longest river is:

13.  What countries does the river pass through?

14.  What type of religion do people along the river follow?

15.  When did the founder live?

16.  Who is the Elephant god?

17.  Who is Hanuman?

18.  What island is Hindu?

Friday – The Geography and Culture of Asia 2  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xJtGyOFKVa4

Objectives for March: Apply the 5 Themes of Geography to a Southeast Asian country.
Assessment: Written and Oral Report (to show Human Environment Interaction and Place), Maps (to show region, absolute and relative locations), and quizzes and tests on the 5 themes.

How will we get there? We will read articles, watch videos, visit the library, use the computer lab, study and draw maps, research and present oral and written reports.

THINK AS A GEOGRAPHER, RUBRIC FOR SOUTHEAST ASIA PROJECTThis will count as an individual project grade. There will be two parts, an oral and a written part, the oral part is a presentation to the class and the written part is a one page summary of your presentation. The objective is to analyze your knowledge of the 5 Themes of Geography applied to Southeast Asia. On March 17, we will assign dates for the Oral Presentation with your summary due March 31, 2014.Criteria that will be used to analyze knowledge of the Five Themes of Geography
Unsatisfactory
Needs Improvement
Meets Proficiency
Exceeds Expectations
4 Excellent work!
Location
20 pts Absolute & Relative location of country.
Unsatisfactory
Incorrect or missing location. Definition not included.
Needs Improvement
Only one type of location discussed. Definition not included.
Meets Proficiency
Absolute & Relative locations given. One definitions included.
Exceeds Expectations
Absolute & Relative locations given. Both definitions included.
Place
20 pts Physical and human characteristics of the country.
Unsatisfactory
Missing or Incorrect physical and/or human characteristics indicated. Definition not included.
Needs Improvement
Few physical and/or human characteristics indicated. Incomplete information. Definition not included.
Meets Proficiency
Several physical and human characteristics indicated. Definition not included.
Exceeds Expectations
Complete/ many physical and human characteristics indicated. Definition included.
Region
20 pts Sharing features in a country
Unsatisfactory
Region is not properly classified.
Needs Improvement
Region is properly classified, but some physical features and/or human characteristics of the region are missing. Definition not included.
Meets Proficiency
Region is properly classified, including most physical features and/or human characistics. Definition not included.
Exceeds Expectations
Region is properly classified, including all physical features and human characistics. Definition is included.
Human-Environment Interaction
20 pts How the people who live there adapt, modify, and depend on the environment.
Unsatisfactory
Incorrect information and / or lack of information.
Needs Improvement
Some information regarding human-environmental interaction is given. Incomplete information.
Definition not included.
Meets Proficiency
Most areas of human-environmental interaction are covered. Definition not included.
Exceeds Expectations
All areas of human-environmental interaction are covered. Full and complete information / explanation given.
Movement
20 pts The movement of people, the import and export of goods, different ideas.
Unsatisfactory
Incorrect information and / or lack of information.
Needs Improvement
Some information regarding movement is given. Incomplete information. Definition not included.
Meets Proficiency
Most areas of movement are covered. Definition not included
Exceeds Expectations
All areas of movement are covered. Full and complete information / explanation given.
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