601 Social Studies

Classwork & HW #7

Today each group will evaluate the efforts of various organizations that support the environment. Complete page 65 using the suggested websites below. Each group can select another organization to research but must be approved by Ms. Douramanis.

Finish page 65 in your notebook for homework.

International Organizations
– Deforestation:
https://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/forests http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/campaigns/forests/Our-Motivation/
– Climate change:
https://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/climate http://www.greenpeace.org/usa/en/campaigns/global-warming-and-energy/Extreme-Weather- and-Climate-Change/
– Extinction: https://www.worldwildlife.org/initiatives/wildlife-conservation
– Desertification: http://www.fao.org/in-action/action-against-desertification/en/
– Air pollution: http://www.catf.us/

HW #6

Based on the article you read, what is the greatest threat to the environment? Use two details from the article to support your claim.
Writing should be about 1 paragraph and make sure to explain your quotes.

Study for the vocabulary quiz on Monday!

You will need to know the definitions for each words. Make sure you can draw the correct direction for latitude and longitude lines. For the 5 themes of geography you will need to memorize each theme, you DO NOT need to know the definitions for each theme.

Geography- The study of earth.
History- The study of the past.
Development- The process of something becoming advanced.
Primary source- Something that was written, spoken, heard or seen by a witness to an… Continue reading

Geography Quiz Review Sheet due Friday 10/12

Quiz will be on Monday 10/15

Geography Vocabulary Review

HW #5 Finish Annotating the article you were assigned for Thursday

Projects due tomorrow!

Geography Quiz Monday 10/15

Check back for review sheet.

Projects due next week!

601: 10/10
602: 10/9

Make sure to have your writing piece, rubric and map with your NAME, DATE, and CLASS on the FRONT of the assignment. Five (5) points will be deducted for any projects or papers with no name, date or class.


If you want to submit your project early, by 10/4/18, for an extra 10 points make sure to have BOTH the map and writing piece the day you submit your project. Extra points will not be given if half the project is submitted.

Due Date:
601- 10/10
602- 10/9

HW #4 DUE 10/2

pg. 23 & 24

NOTE: The second 0 degree north of the equator should read 20 degrees North instead.

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