Mr. Valenzuela
29Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 29

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

28Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Notebook Check In – Sept 28

27Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 27

"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. 16 - 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.

26Sep/17

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

26Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 26

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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. 14 - 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.

25Sep/17

Humanities 7 – The Boston Neighborhoods Survey

25Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 25

Apollo17WorldReversed

Today in class, students began our new unit called "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 - Complete the survey on the class website.

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!

22Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 22

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.

microsoft_word_logo Unit 1 Vocabulary Chart

microsoft_word_logo Map Scavenger Hunt

adobe-pdf-logo Tools of Geography Reading

Homework - This weekend your HW is worth TWO stamps! Make sure to complete both for credit:

p. 11 - Complete the Unit 1 Vocabulary Chart by illustrating your understanding of the key words and definitions for Unit 1.

p. 12 - Complete the Map Scavenger Hunt using the Tools of Geography Reading on the class website.

21Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 21

chavez

Today in class, students had a chance to present and observe their Life Context Maps by completing a gallery walk.

microsoft_word_logo Cesar Chavez Community Reflection

Homework - p. 10 - Complete the reflection handout responding to the following prompt with at least 10 sentences:

"We cannot seek achievement for ourselves and forget about progress and prosperity for our community... Our ambitions must be broad enough to include the aspirations and needs of others, for their sakes and for our own."
(Cesar Chavez)

19Sep/17

Humanities 7 – Homework – Sept 19

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Today in class, students had the opportunity to brainstorm their own personal mission statements, and were introduced to the My Life Context Map mini-project.

microsoft_word_logo My Life Context Map Instructions

Homework - p. 8 - Use the My Life Context Map Instructions handout to draft your Life Context Map (on the backside of the instructions).

The FINAL copy of your Life Context Map is due on Thursday September 21st.