Topic 1: Geography Skills

Universal:
Course:
(21C) Skills. organize and interpret information from visuals, including maps
(21H) Skills. use appropriate mathematical skills to interpret social studies information such as maps and graphs
(22A) Skills. use social studies terminology correctly

Monday 8/25
Learning OBJ: SWBAT build rapport with Coach Rodriguez and go over class syllabus.
Activity: Get to know you builders
Assessment: Syllabus due tomorrow 8/26

Tuesday 8/26
Learning OBJ: SWBAT to review classroom expectations and identify direction concepts.
Activity: Direction W/s
Assessment: Hand Symbols

Wednesday 8/27
Learning OBJ: SWBAT identify key mapping concepts and explain why mapping directions are important.
Activity: Mapping SKills Chart
Assessment: Mapping Skills Chart

Thursday 8/28
Learning OBJ: SWBAT examine key components of latitude and longitudue.
Activity: Lat/Long WS
Assessment: Hand Symbols

Friday 8/29
Learning OBJ: SWBAT review key elements of classroom expecations and latitude and longitude.
Activity: Lat/Long Online Experience
Assessment: Lat/Long Exit Slip

Topic 2: Four Regions of Texas

Universal:
Course:
(9) Geography. Location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas.
(B) compare places and regions of Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics
Review of Terms Related to Regions:

Tuesday 9/2
Learning OBJ: SWBAT demonstrate a high understanding of the following three terms: Region, Physical and Human characteristics.
Activity: Concept Attainment/Frayer Models
Assessment: Frayer Models

Wednesday 9/3
Learning OBJ: SWBAT identify, label, and explain the key physical and human characteristics of the Coastal and North Central Plains.
Activity: 4 Regions of TX
Assessment: Hand Symbols

Thursday 9/4
Learning OBJ: SWBAT identify, label, and explain the key physical and human characteristics of the Great Plains and Mountains and Basins Region.
Activity: 4 Regions of TX
Assessment: Exit Slip

Friday 9/5
Learning OBJ: SWBAT be assessed via Unit 1 CBA.
Assignment: CBA 1
Assessment: CBA 1

Topic 1: Native Americans

Universal:
Course:
(9)~~Geography. Location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas.
(C)~analyze the effects of physical and human factors such as climate, weather, landforms, irrigation, transportation, and communication on major events in Texas
(2)~ History. Individuals, events, and issues prior to the Texas Revolution shaped the history of Texas.
(A)~Compare the cultures of Native Americans in Texas prior to European colonization.
(9)~~Geography. Location and characteristics of places and regions of Texas.
(B)~~compare places and regions of Texas in terms of physical and human characteristics
(21A) Skills.  differentiate between, locate, and use primary and secondary sources such as databases, biographies and artifacts to acquire information about Texas
(21B) Skills.   Analyze information by categorizing, identifying cause-and-effect relationships, comparing, contrasting, making generalizations, making inferences and drawing conclusions

Monday 9/8
Learning OBJ: SWBAT review their CBA from Friday and then create Concept Attainment Models over Culture and Human-Interaction Environment.
Activity: Concept Attainment Model
Assessment: Concept Attainment Model

Tuesday 9/9
Learning OBJ: SWBAT analyze the push-pull factors that caused humans to migrate into North America, thus creating the cultures set forth by N.A.
Activity: Quick Write Beringia
Assessment: Exit Slip-Quick Write

Wednesday 9/10
Learning OBJ: SWBAT identify and organize each Native American culture in TX History and explain key characteristics that represent that culture.
Activity: N.A. Graphing Organizer
Assessment: Hand Symbols

Thursday 9/11
Learning OBJ: create Native American Projects explaining each culture and explain how they adapted to their environment (Environmental Factors).
Activity: N.A. Group Project-Create Poster Boards
Assessment: Group Evaluation

Friday 9/12
Learning OBJ: create Native American Projects explaining each culture and explain how they adapted to their environment (Environmental Factors).
Activity: N.A. Group Project-Create Poster Boards
Assessment: Group Evaluation

Topic 2: Explorers

Universal:
Course:
(1) History. Traditional historical points of reference in Texas history.
(A) identify the major eras in Texas history, describe their defining characteristics, and explain why historians divide the past into eras, including Age of Contact
(2) History. Individuals, events, and issues through the Mexican National Era shaped the history of Texas.
(B) identify important individuals, events, and issues related to European exploration of Texas, such as Alonso Álvarez de Pineda, Álvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca and his writings, the search for gold, and the conflicting territorial claims between France and Spain

Monday 9/15
Learning OBJ: SWBAT create a foldable explaining the 3 G's of the Spanish Exploration.
Activity: 3 G's Foldable
Assessment: 3 G's Foldable

Tuesday 9/16
Learning OBJ: SWBAT analyze the Spanish Explorers that visited Texas and identify key figures.
Activity: Stop, Draw, Summarize
Assessment: Hand Symbols

Wednesday 9/17
Learning OBJ: SWBAT analyze the Spanish Explorers that visited Texas and identify key figures.
Activity: Stop, Draw, Summarize
Assessment: Hand Symbols

Thursday 9/18
Learning OBJ: SWBAT review over the key concepts from Unit 2 (Beringia, Human-Enviornment Interaction, Spanish Exploration)
Activity: Unit 2 Review
Assessment: Unit 2 Review

Friday 9/19
Learning OBJ: SWBAT be assessed via Unit 2.
Activity: Unit 2 CBA
Assessment: Unit 2 CBA