Place: A unique Location. What title would you give this picture ? Explain why. Place: A unique location. Place can be described in 5 ways. 1. Place Name. Toponym : name give to a place on earth Longest name of a place: Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg. 2. Absolute Location.
Place: A unique location • Place can be described in 5 ways
1. Place Name • Toponym: name give to a place on earth • Longest name of a place: Chargoggagoggmanchauggagoggchaubunagungamaugg
2. Absolute Location • Exact location such as an address or Latitude/longitude coordinates • EX: 50N, 75E • 5015 S. Blackstone
3. Situation (relative location) • Location of a place relative to other locations • Kenwood is east of the lake
4. Site • Physical characteristics of a place • Climate, water, topography, soil, vegetation, elevation
Human Characteristics • Characteristics about the people • Language, culture, population, tourism, economy, religion, government etc.
Reading: Focus on meaning of words • Read and talk to the text
Group Picture and gallery walk • Every group will use the descriptive vocabulary in the reading and draw a picture of how they visualize Buenos Aires. You do not have to include everything from the reading. Just what you pictured during and after reading.(10 min) • Gallery walk with comments of pictures
Retitle the picture-explain your title using information from the reading and gallery walk
BR: Copy this page and the chart on next slide in your notebook…leave room to write! • Write the Place name. For each of the other characteristics of place write a least three examples (you can list them) • Toponym (place name): • Situation (Relative Location): • Site (Physical Characteristics): • Human Characteristics:
Go back through the reading and figure out the meaning of words and examples of vocabulary used for place