Mr. Valenzuela
13Jun/19

Humanities 7 – Final Student Survey

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6Jun/19

Humanities 7 – Final Flashcards – Study For Next Week’s Exam!

6Jun/19

Humanities 7 – Final Exam Review

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Humanities 7 Final Exam Review

This week, students will spend five days preparing with Mr. V and their classmates for the Humanities 7 Final Exam. The final schedule (posted below) begins on Tuesday 6/19 until Friday 6/22, with final exam make ups scheduled for Monday 6/25. The review for the final exam will be counted as part of your final exam grade, so make sure to complete each step for full credit!

Downloads/Handouts

adobe-pdf-logo Finals Review Study Packet

microsoft_word_logo Final Exam Review Cover Page

adobe-pdf-logo Final Map Review Handout

microsoft_word_logo Final Review Debate Concept Map

microsoft_word_logo Final Review Regional Comparison Chart

adobe-pdf-logo BLA Final Exam Schedule

Review Games and Study Links

link Final Exam Review Flashcards (Source: Quizlet)

link Latin America Map Practice Quiz

link Africa Map Practice Quiz

link Monsoon Asia Map Practice Quiz

link SWC Asia Map Practice Quiz

link Europe and Russia Map Practice Quiz

link Final Exam Jeopardy Review Game

 youtube-logo "Tap the World!" Countries and Territories of the World [Video]

Final Exam Review Schedule

Thursday 6/6 - Introduce Final Exam Review Packet and Final Exam Review

Friday 6/7 - Final Exam Review

Monday 6/10 - Final Exam Review

Tuesday 6/11 - Final Exam Review (for Sections 8 and 9 ONLY)

Wednesday 6/12 - Final Exam for Section 8 (Review for 6, 7, 9)

Thursday 6/13 - Final Exam for Sections 6 and 7

Friday 6/14 - Final Exam for Section 9

Monday 6/17 - Make Up Day for Final Exams

Tuesday 6/18 and Wednesday 6/19 - Early Release Days (10:45 AM) and Final Days of School!

4Jun/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jun 4

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Today in class, students began the simulation of the Model European Union by setting the agenda and setting the speakers list.

link EU Reaches New Deal With Turkey to Return New Asylum Seekers (Source: NY Times)

link Onward Movements of Migrants: Estimated Daily Arrivals
(Source: UNCHR)

Homework - p. 45 - Read the article on the EU and Turkey deal on how to handle the Syrian refugee crisis. When you are finished, answer the questions below on page 45 of your notebook. Answer in COMPLETE sentences.

1) Using context clues from the article, what does the word clandestine mean?

2) What concerns do humanitarian groups have about the new deal?

3) In at least 3 sentences, summarize how the deal will work. What does Turkey get in the deal? How will refugees be treated in this deal?

4) Which country is the weakest link in this agreement, according to the European director for the Eurasia Group? Why is the country not capable of handling this deal?

5) Which four countries shut down the main route used by refugees that had moved on from Greece? Which is the country that most refugees had hoped to reach via the Western Balkans?

6) Using the link above Onward Movements of Migrants: Estimated Daily Arrivals (Source: UNCHR), look at the timeline of how many people have been arriving into Greece and moving on to the rest of Europe over the last year (move the slider at the bottom of the map to change the time of year). What do you notice about the numbers of migrants before January 2016? What do you notice about the numbers of migrants after March 2016? What changed?

3Jun/19

Humanities 7 – Homework – Jun 3

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Today in class, students continued to research and draft solutions to the Syrian Refugee Crisis in Europe from the perspective of their assigned EU country by beginning to build their coalitions with other European nations and working collaboratively to resolve the crisis.

microsoft_word_logo Building Coalitions in the EU Handout

Homework - p. 44 - Complete all of the steps (I-V) of the Unit 7 Model EU Debate and be prepared for the first day of the debate tomorrow (6/4) in class. ALL steps must be completed before the debate begins at the beginning of class in order to receive credit.