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

Schedule Dates

State Standards / Objectives


Instructional Activities

Jan 17
Mon MLK Day
No School
Hike up Eagle Canyon with Team EARTH students

Jan 19 (Wed)

 

1) Reading quiz Ch 13 1st 15 pages
2) "Food Inc"
4) Ch 13 Vocab & Concepts

Homework: Study for Reading quiz ch 13- 2nd half (last 15 pages)

Jan 21 (Fri)
 

1) Ch 13 2nd half reading quiz
2) Finish Food Inc (rubric)
3) Feedlot math

Homework: due mon (feedlot math & 5 paragraphs for food inc paragraphs); due 1 wk from mon (ch10 take home test in pdf or doc)

Jan 24 (Mon)
 

1) Eval food inc writing paragraphs
2) Take up Feedlot Math

Homework: prepare powerpoints of Ch 13 Vocab & Concepts; ch10 take home due next Monday pdf or doc

Jan 26 (Wed)
 

1) Get presentations on laptop
2) Present Ch 13 Vocab & Concepts q 1-11powerpoints

Homework: prepare ch 13 & ch 9 vocabulary (practice on Quia) Ch 10 take home due next Monday pdf or doc

Jan 28 (Fri)
 

1) vocab test ch 13 & 9
2) remainder of presentations

Homework: Ch 10 (doc) & Ch 13 (doc) take home tests

Jan 31 (Mon)
 

1) grade ch 13 take home
2) show how to do watershed assignments

Homework: Read ch 14 up to p 320 (stop at "Transferring Water from One Place to Another") be ready for reading quiz & BRING YOUR TEXT TO CLASS with watershed worksheet

Feb 2
Mr Pitts gone on fieldtrip with EARTH Academy

1) ch 14 reading quiz 1
2) work on watershed analysis problems
3) work on ch 14 concepts

Homework: reading for ch14 last half, be ready for quiz

Feb 4
(Fri)
 

1) ch 14 reading quiz 2
2) watershed analysis problems
3) Personal water use inventory problems
4) discussion of ch 14

Homework: ch 14 take home test (doc, pdf)

Feb 7
 

1) Ch 14 take home test due
2) Positives & Negatives of Dams
3) Video: "Paradise Lost"

Homework: Ch 14 Vocab Test (14, 13, 9, & 8)

Feb 9
Wed
 

1) Vocab exam
2) Ch 15 concepts assigned
3) Figuring where earthquakes occur by triangulation (virtual courseware)

Homework: ch 15 1st half

Feb 11
 

1) ch 15 1st half quiz
2) group presentations of ch 15 questions
3) Earthquake simulation

Homework: ch 15 2nd half quiz on Wednesday next week; earthquake sim due end of next week (Fri); ch 15 vocab cumulative to 7 next Fri; Ch 11 take home (doc or pdf) due following Wednesday (1.5 wks from now, but get started it's 49 questions)

Feb 16
 

1) Ch 15 reading quiz 2
2) Reshow earthquake simulation
3) Mining Cookies (mining simulation)
4) Video on Agriculture Worldwide

Homework: study for vocab test 15,14,13, 9, 8, 7; Earthquake simulation

Feb 18
 

1) Ch 15, 14, 13, 9, 8, 7 vocab test (really)
2) Finish all presentations from group posters
3) Discussion of Earthquakes & other ch 15 concepts
4) "A Global Warning?" video (1st 45 min)

Homework: Ch 15 Take Home (doc or pdf) & Ch 11 Take Home (doc or pdf); print out Unit4 Exam Study Guide

Feb 24
 

1) Eval Ch 15 take home
2) Work on Unit 4 Exam Study Guide
3) Ask questions of instructor on study guide

Homework: study for unit 4 exam (study session 7-9 Th)

Feb 26
 

1) Unit 4 Exam
80 MC 1 hr
3 FRQ's 1 hr

Homework for Mon: Get SNB in order (see list); Read 1st half of Ch 16 (reading quiz)