A.P. E.S.
Land & Water Use

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Jan 7 (Mon)

 

1) Check ecocolumns and take qualitative data
2) "Playing God With Africa" video: wildlife management strategies

Homework: Read Ch 13 pp 270 - 277 for understanding

Jan 8 (Tues)

 

1) Quiz on Reading
2) Finish video and write paragraphs of 3 questions on board
3) Ch 13 Vocabulary & Concepts (doc, rtf, html)
4) Presentations (group & adopt a topic)

Jan 10 (Thurs)
  1) Finish Presentations
2) Give ch 13 concept presentations
3) "Journey to Planet Earth" agriculture around the world video
Jan 14 (Mon)
  1) from question 7 on ch 13 to end of presentations
2) Adopt A Topic Presentations
Jan 15 (Tues)
  1) Adopt A Topic summaries given by students
2) Finish ch 13 content
3) Cane Toads video
Jan 16 (Thurs)
 

1) Last day for Adopt a Topic doc rtf summaries (I linked this for Emily M)
2) Vocab test over ch 13 cumulative to ch 1-9...YES!

practice test

Jan 18
 

Announcement: Monday 21st is now clearing on the rain forecast. I'll plan on taking a hiking group up Monday 21st and Saturday 26th. Please check here for instructions for the hike by Sunday 20th. I'll provide maps and directions.

DIRECTIONS & MAPS

Jan 22
 

1st Period Final

1) 100 vocabulary from the 200 top vocab and the 50 words from ch 13

2) Relationship variables (multiple choice questions)

Beginning of 2nd Semester
Jan 28

PLC Monday!

  1) Ch 14 Vocab & Concepts (doc, rtf, html)
2) Water Use Inventory (calculations)
3) Paradise Lost Video (Brazilian Dam Documentary)
4) Homework: Read Ch 14 pp 304-316 (stop at "USING DAMS & RESERVOIRS TO SUPPLY MORE WATER")
Jan 29
Tuesday
 

1) Ch 14 Quiz on pp 304-316
2) Water Basics
3) Stream Water Quality Study using invertebrates (stream 1, stream 2, stream 3, stream 4, stream 5, stream 6, data sheet, pollution sensitive, somewhat sensitive, & tolerant)
4) Paradise Lost Video (Brazilian Dam Documentary)

HOMEWORK: Read pp 316-333

Jan 31
Thursday
 

1) Ch 14 Quiz on reading
2) Guest speaker on California water issues (DON'T MISS THIS!)

Homework: Ch 13 Take Home Test; Ch 14 Take Home

Feb 4
Monday (PLC)
 

1) take home test due
2) finish water chapter
3) video "Rivers of Destiny"

Homework: read pp 335-343

Feb 5 (Tues)
 

1) Ch 14 Vocabulary Test (cumulative to 13)
2) Ch 15 reading quiz
3) Ch 15 Vocab & Concepts
4) cookie mining simulation (ten things you learned from mining cookies)

Homework: Read from 344 to end of chapter 15

Feb 7 (Thurs)
 

1) Ch 15 reading quiz 344-353
2) 10 things you learned about mining from mining cookies simulation due (please write on separate sheet of paper)
3) Presentations of Ch 15
4) Pinpointing earthquakes from seismological data

Ch 15 Take Home Test; due Thurs next week

Feb 12 (Tues)
  1) Ch 15 vocabulary test (practice) cumulative to 14 & 13
2) Finish ch 15 presentations
Feb 14 (Thurs)
 

1) ch 15 take home test due

UNIT 4 EXAM STUDY GUIDE (frq's are up, mc question topics will be next)

Feb 19 (Tues)
  Unit 4 Exam: 1hr FRQ & 1 hr MC