Mr. Valenzuela
1Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Oct 1

boston

Today in class, students prepared for their Unit 1 Project by previewing and reflecting on their knowledge of neighborhoods in Boston.

microsoft_word_logo Boston Neighborhoods Intro

microsoft_word_logo Boston History Articles

Homework - p. 22 - Complete the Boston History Articles by reading and annotating the articles with at least FIVE (5) comments and/or questions EACH!

1Oct/18

Humanities 7 – Unit 1 Flashcards – Study For Friday’s Quiz!

28Sep/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 28

quiz

Today in class, students assessed their organization in Humanities thus far and the organization of their Interactive Student Notebooks by completing an open-notebook quiz.

adobe-pdf-logo Tools of Geography Reading

adobe-pdf-logo Seeing the World as a Geographer Reading

microsoft_word_logo Intro to Mapping Study Guide

Homework - p. 21 - Complete the Unit 1 Study Guide handout. Use your notebook and the pages of the textbook in the links above to complete your homework.

27Sep/18

Humanities 7 – Notebook Check In – Sept 27

26Sep/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 26

"Ecker VI projection SW" by Strebe - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Commons - https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Ecker_VI_projection_SW.jpg#/media/File:Ecker_VI_projection_SW.jpg

Today in class, students examined the use of scale and projection in map making by observing and analyzing various types of map projections.

microsoft_word_logo Projection Maps Gallery Walk Chart

microsoft_word_logo Gallery Walk of Map Projections

Homework - p. 18 - On a separate sheet of paper, explain which map is the most accurate from what you saw in class today and WHY – make sure to accurately use the vocabulary from this unit so far (scale, projection, distortion) – your reflection should be at least 10 sentences. THIS IS DUE FRIDAY 9/28!

25Sep/18

Humanities 7 – The World Through Maps: A History of Cartography

25Sep/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 25

Map_of_the_World_in_Hemispheres

Today in class, students described the purposes of maps and its different uses by completing a reading and discussing "The Language of Maps" in groups.

microsoft_word_logo The Language of Maps Handout

adobe-pdf-logo The World Through Maps: A History of Cartography

microsoft_word_logo Orientation and Grid Handout

Homework - p. 16 - Complete the Orientation and Grid Handout by completing the reading of The World Through Maps pages 14-15 and 20-23, and then answering the questions on your handout in complete sentences.

24Sep/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 24

Apollo17WorldReversed

Today in class, students continued with their learning in "Unit 1 Introduction to Mapping and Boston," by describing the ways in which geographers see the world. Students completed a reading from the textbook Geography Alive! in pairs with discussion questions.

adobe-pdf-logo Seeing the World as a Geographer Reading

microsoft_word_logo Seeing the World Like a Geographer Questions

Homework - p. 14 - In your notebook on page 14, write a letter to a friend (imagine they were absent from school today) and summarize what you learned in class today using details from your class work. Make sure your letter is at least 10 sentences!

Reminder -  You have a NOTEBOOK QUIZ on Friday 9/29 on pages 1-12 of your Interactive Student Notebook. Make sure all of your pages and Table of Contents are up-to-date!

21Sep/18

Humanities 7 – Boston Neighborhoods Survey

21Sep/18

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 21

quiz

Today in class, students assessed their knowledge of classroom procedures, grading policy and notebook guidelines, as well as the BLA school-wide policies, and expectations in Humanities 7 by taking a closed-notebook quiz. After the quiz, students reviewed their learning of the Unit 1 Vocabulary and the Map Scavenger Hunt that was completed in class yesterday.

Homework - Complete the survey on the class website.