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  1. Green Cities

  2. Green Cities Launch the unit To Do Have a seat Agenda: -Launch Unit Green Cities • “Questions for the Future” Analyzing Arguments Debate - SLM overview Homework: Complete Summary Star

  3. Launch Green Cities Turn to your partner and discuss: What is the difference between landscape & landforms? Give me an example to support each

  4. As you watch… • As you watch the video clips on different cities in the world and how they have developed take mental notes of the characteristics in which they share.

  5. Characteristics of a city Create a list of the characteristics you associate with a city! Now with your partner circle the 5 you feel are the most important characteristics. In your group come up with the 3 most important characteristics of a city.

  6. Something they all share LARGE POPULATION Evaluate why this is…discuss with your partner

  7. Green Cities Launch the unit To Do Have a seat Agenda: -Launch Unit Green Cities • “Questions for the Future” Analyzing Arguments Debate - SLM overview Homework: Complete Summary Star

  8. Problems arise • Because of large populations not only in cities but around the world there have been major changes to our planet. • Scarcity of resources forces us to be ___________________. • What resources do you know of that are scarce in this world because of large populations?

  9. Questions for the Future • Open your History Alive text book to page 584 • Read silently the bold paragraph and the first paragraph. Think about: Can a book really change the world? What do you predict

  10. Continue your reading • With your partner continue reading pages 584-587 • When you are finished complete the following in the Preparing to Write Analyzing Arguments: 1’s: Rachel Carson & Agribusiness companies 2’s: Norman Borlaugh & Organic Farmers

  11. Writing Debate Arguments Take a position in the debate about this question: Can people balance feeding the population with protecting the environment? Write three arguments for your position. If you position is “yes,” argue how people can achieve this balance. If your position is “no,” argue why people cannot achieve this balance.

  12. Student Learning Map Topic: Green Cities • Key Learning: Places are unique due to their human, physical, and cultural features. As site or situation changes so does the character of a place. With responsible participation, beliefs and ideas can be put into lawful action and policy within a place. Essential Question: Under what conditions should human cultures attempt to change the processes that shape the natural environment?

  13. Summary Star Based on your reading today 1word for a new title 5words that tell about the conclusion 2words for how it made you feel 4words to state the problem 3words to tell about the setting

  14. Green Cities LEQ: What are the physical & human features of a place that make it unique To Do Get out your handout from Monday Agenda: -Warm Up: • Activating • Preview Key vocab • Distinguish between Physical, Cultural, Human Features Homework:

  15. Warm Up • What are the 5 themes of geography? • Explain each!

  16. Activating • I’m going to read you a series of clues, about different places around the world. • Record your guess in your journal

  17. Places and their location • I’m now going to give you the places that I just hinted about. • Get out the atlas and try to locate them on the map. *Green Cities Notebook File will have world map and pics/names of places

  18. Previewing VocabularyPair/Share • Work with your partner to complete the Vocab Activity Sheet. • Pair up with another group and check your responses. • Discuss as a whole group. *Go to Notebook File for handout

  19. Earth’s Physical Geography • Read in the Western Hemisphere textbook pages

  20. Green Cities LEQ: What are the physical & human features of a place that make it unique To Do Get out your handout from Monday Agenda: -Warm Up: go over GIST from last night • View a movie clip on Japanese Internment • Preview Key vocab • Distinguish between Cultural, Human Features Homework: None have a good weekend

  21. Previewing VocabularyActivity 1 • Use the sentences to identify the definition of the vocabulary words. (INDEPENDENT) • Now with your partner cut out the definition strips and place they where you think they belong. (PAIR) • In your group come up with examples for each

  22. Green Cities LEQ: What are the physical & human features of a place that make it unique To Do Get out your handout from Monday Agenda: -Warm Up - Distinguish between Cultural, Human Features Homework: DCAS prep handout

  23. Warm Up • Think about Seaford: What is one cultural feature of Seaford? What is one human feature of Seaford?

  24. Reviewing Cultural & Human Features 1’s Cultural Features 2’s Human Features Read pages 90-104 in Western Hemisphere book Complete REAP organizer as you read Read pages 58-84 in Western Hemisphere book Complete REAP organizer as you read

  25. Teach Each other • 1’s & 2’s take 5 minutes each to review with your partner the piece in which you read. • Make sure they are copying down the notes into the blank REAP provided on their handout.

  26. Give me 5! New Things you learned today! Put a fact in each finger you traced

  27. Green Cities LEQ: What are the physical & human features of a place that make it unique To Do: Get out your REAP from yesterday & DCAS prep homework Agenda: -Warm Up: Review DCAS Handout -Check understanding of Cultural and Human Features Homework: Find an example of either human, physical or cultural feature which represents our country. Bring in the picture & or text with a summary as to why it is that feature.

  28. DCAS Homework • With your partner compare answers from your homework last night.

  29. Let’s see how well your partner taught you the information… • You will be completing the guided reading handout that is opposite of what you read yesterday. • You can use your REAP but nothing else, zero communication between you and your partner.

  30. Now lets compare • You will now get the handout that goes with what you read yesterday (this is what your partner is currently working on) • With your partner go through both handouts using their expertise and your new found knowledge, check answers and work through them together.

  31. Absent Student letter • Write a letter which distinguishes the difference between human, cultural, and physical features.

  32. Green Cities LEQ: What are the physical & human features of a place that make it unique To Do: Get out your homework from last night Agenda: -Warm Up: ?s from yesterday -Identify human, physical and cultural features -Answer the LEQ Homework: Finish LEQ if needed

  33. Identifying human and physical features • Using one of the pictures from the screen 1. Identify your cultural and physical features. 2. Examine a picture of a landscape and identify cultural and physical features you see. 3. Complete this chart to help you understand physical and cultural characteristics.

  34. Check your understanding • Read the excerpt on the Inuit People. • Circle the cultural features from the reading and underline the physical features in the reading. • Complete the rest of the handout

  35. Answer the LEQ • What are the physical and human features of a place that make it unique? Rubric: 2 – This response gives valid answers with an accurate and relevant explanation. 1 – This response gives valid answers with an inaccurate, irrelevant, or no explanation.

  36. Green Cities LEQ:How is the site of each settlement or place unique? To Do: Get out your student learning map Agenda: -Warm Up: • SITE: Two sides of the face of a place • Summary: Main Idea Homework: None

  37. Warm Up • Suppose you had to describe yourself to someone write down your physical and cultural description of yourself.

  38. Student Learning Map Topic: Green Cities • Key Learning: Places are unique due to their human, physical, and cultural features. As site or situation changes so does the character of a place. With responsible participation, beliefs and ideas can be put into lawful action and policy within a place. Essential Question: Under what conditions should human cultures attempt to change the processes that shape the natural environment?

  39. Reading SITE • With your partner read the handout SITE-Two sides of the face of a place. • Let’s discuss • Complete the matrix for Seaford, DE independently. • Share

  40. Let’s look some other sites • Quebec, Canada As you view record in any Unique physical characteristics and human characteristics • Puerto Rico As you view record in any Unique physical characteristics and human characteristics

  41. Check for Understanding • How might a desert town in Arizona look different from a desert town in North Africa? Why?

  42. Discuss with your Partner the main Idea of today

  43. Reading Situation • With your partner read the handout Situation • Let’s discuss

  44. Green CitiesHow is the site of each settlement or place unique? To Do: Get out your site and situation handouts Agenda: -Warm Up: Main idea from yesterday -Situation Check for understanding -Site & Situation on Word pyramid -Site Vs. Situation Papertalk Homework: Have a good weekend

  45. PaperTalk SITE vs. SITUATION

  46. Green CitiesHow is the site of each settlement or place unique? To Do: Get out your site and situation handouts Agenda: -Warm Up: Answer LEQ from last week -Settlers Come In Droves (united streaming 5 min) • American City Planners Early Days Homework: Absent Student Summary

  47. Answer the LEQ • How is the site of each settlement or place unique? Answer this question by giving me a picture representation as the example. Below your picture explain how this example answers the LEQ. RUBRIC 2 – This response gives valid answers with an accurate and relevant explanation. 1 – This response gives valid answers with an inaccurate, irrelevant, or no explanation.

  48. American City Planners: Early Days Colonists who came to America in the early days were looking for opportunity and a new life. They were starting fresh. But they brought with them some ideas about cities. Their ideas influenced the cities they planned and built.

  49. Idea #1: A city is a fortress. Cities should protect from enemies or bandits • Items to include: • Walls or barriers • Buildings crowded close together • Irregular street patterns • Often had a castle or fortress inside

  50. Fortress City: People in the houses below could go into the fortress for protection.