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Map #1- Political
Label all of the countries and their capital cities that are found on pages 268 & 270.
Be sure to color the countries.
And, yes, San Marino and Vatican City are individual countries.

Map #2- Physical
Label the following rivers/bodies of water.
Be sure to trace the rivers and color the bodies of water in blue.
Loire R.        Seine R.       Rhine R.        Elbe R.         Danube R.    Oder R.
Vistula R.      Atlantic Ocean         North Sea       Baltic Sea    Black Sea
Adriatic Sea Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea Norwegian Sea                     Bay of Biscay
Strait of Gibraltar     English Channel

Label the following mountains (color brown) and plains (color green)
Pyrenees       Alps Apennines       Carpathian    Balkan
Northern European Plain




Maps- Europe            Textbook Pages- 263-271

Map #1- Political
Label all of the countries and their capital cities that are found on pages 268 & 270.
Be sure to color the countries.
And, yes, San Marino and Vatican City are individual countries.

Map #2- Physical
Label the following rivers/bodies of water.
Be sure to trace the rivers and color the bodies of water in blue.
Loire R.        Seine R.       Rhine R.        Elbe R.         Danube R.    Oder R.
Vistula R.      Atlantic Ocean         North Sea       Baltic Sea    Black Sea
Adriatic Sea Mediterranean Sea Aegean Sea Norwegian Sea                     Bay of Biscay
Strait of Gibraltar     English Channel

Label the following mountains (color brown) and plains (color green)
Pyrenees       Alps Apennines       Carpathian    Balkan
Northern European Plain
                    Capital High School: World Cultures
                       Global Insights: Europe Unit


Name ___________________ Period ________ Date _____________

     Time Frame for Unit: 2 Weeks           Due Date: ______________
     You are to choose the grade level that you would like to work toward.
     You must complete “C Grade” assignments before “B Grade”
      assignments, and you must complete “B Grade” assignments before
      “A Grade” assignments will be accepted.
     All work is based on your Global Insights textbook (however you
      must use the maps from your current textbook). The unit spans
        Chapters 46-51, and it begins on page 752. You may not take a textbook home---
        budget your time accordingly!

                                 “C” GRADE ASSIGNMENTS
      You must complete all of the assignments in order to receive a “C” for the unit grade.

_____ 1. Political/Physical maps of Europe

_____ 2. Create your own outlines for two chapters (except chaps. 47& 48) of the European Unit

_____ 3. Timeline of European History (based on chapters 47 & 48)

_____ 4. Selected worksheets

                                 “B” GRADE ASSIGNMENTS

  Choose any 2 of the following:

_____ 1. Travel Brochure

_____ 2. European Unit Test

_____ 3. Create a mobile

_____ 4. Write a poem

                                 “A” GRADE ASSIGNMENT

  Prepare and serve ethnic food from any European country. Besides preparing your meal, you
need to include a short report on the significance of your food to its respective country of origin.
Europe Unit                           Travel Brochure “B Level”
Directions: You are to fold a large sheet of computer paper (bigger than the typical 8.5 x
11 inch sheet of paper) in such a way that you have six (6) different sections to your
travel brochure.
        Acting as though you are an employee of a travel firm, you need to make a travel
brochure of the “sights and sounds” that your country has to offer. You can select what
ever country that you want (as long as you didn’t concentrate on it in another activity).
        Using your six-section travel brochure, you need to lure people to your chosen
country through colorful pictures and words. You can draw pictures, cut pictures from a
magazine, download pictures from the internet, etc. Make sure that you include captions
underneath the pictures.

Use your Global Insights to find information for your travel brochure. If you experience
difficulty with this assignment, just think to yourself, “Why would I like to go to this
country?”

Some possible reasons that may convince people to travel to this European country are:
- Natural features (rivers, mountains, lakes)      - City Life
- Tourist Attractions                              - People
- Culture                                          - Wildlife



Europe Unit                           Travel Brochure “B Level”
Directions: You are to fold a large sheet of computer paper (bigger than the typical 8.5 x
11 inch sheet of paper) in such a way that you have six (6) different sections to your
travel brochure.
        Acting as though you are an employee of a travel firm, you need to make a travel
brochure of the “sights and sounds” that your country has to offer. You can select what
ever country that you want (as long as you didn’t concentrate on it in another activity).
        Using your six-section travel brochure, you need to lure people to your chosen
country through colorful pictures and words. You can draw pictures, cut pictures from a
magazine, download pictures from the internet, etc. Make sure that you include captions
underneath the pictures.

Use your Global Insights to find information for your travel brochure. If you experience
difficulty with this assignment, just think to yourself, “Why would I like to go to this
country?”

Some possible reasons that may convince people to travel to this European country are:
- Natural features (rivers, mountains, lakes)      - City Life
- Tourist Attractions                              - People
- Culture                                          - Wildlife
European Unit         “B” Grade              European Unit Test Activity

If you choose to do this optional “B” assignment, you need to TYPE a unit test covering
Europe for a typical world cultures class. Include information from all of the chapters
that comprise the European Unit (chapters 46-51). You must include an answer key
with the test as well.
The following is the required sections and number of questions for the Europe unit test:
Multiple Choice- 20 questions, including 4 choices: A, B, C, D
True and False- 10 questions
Matching- 15 questions (make sure that you include a word bank)
Short Answer/Fill in the Blank- 10 questions
Essay- 1 question (make sure that it is a very broad question )
****Finally, make sure that all the questions are dealing with different subject matters.


European Unit         “B” Grade              European Unit Test Activity

If you choose to do this optional “B” assignment, you need to TYPE a unit test covering
Europe for a typical world cultures class. Include information from all of the chapters
that comprise the European Unit (chapters 46-51). You must include an answer key
with the test as well.
The following is the required sections and number of questions for the Europe unit test:
Multiple Choice- 20 questions, including 4 choices: A, B, C, D
True and False- 10 questions
Matching- 15 questions (make sure that you include a word bank)
Short Answer/Fill in the Blank- 10 questions
Essay- 1 question (make sure that it is a very broad question )
****Finally, make sure that all the questions are dealing with different subject matters.


European Unit         “B” Grade              European Unit Test Activity

If you choose to do this optional “B” assignment, you need to TYPE a unit test covering
Europe for a typical world cultures class. Include information from all of the chapters
that comprise the European Unit (chapters 46-51). You must include an answer key
with the test as well.
The following is the required sections and number of questions for the Europe unit test:
Multiple Choice- 20 questions, including 4 choices: A, B, C, D
True and False- 10 questions
Matching- 15 questions (make sure that you include a word bank)
Short Answer/Fill in the Blank- 10 questions
Essay- 1 question (make sure that it is a very broad question )
****Finally, make sure that all the questions are dealing with different subject matters.
Europe Unit                    European History Timeline
Directions: Using information from Chapters 47 & 48 of the Global Insights textbook,
you are to make a timeline of European history.
       -The timeline should be the length of at least two, blank, white sheets of paper
       (tape or staple the pieces of paper together)
       -On your timeline, you must include some kind of a representation for all of the
       historical time periods/events that are covered in the textbook (Chaps. 47-48)
               - For example, you could draw a temple for the Greeks
               - Likewise, you could find a picture of a knight on horseback for the
                       Middle Ages
               - For those of us that are not artistic, you can print out pictures
               -Be sure to use color, appearance and neatness counts!!!
       -Your timeline should go from the year 500 B.C. (Greeks and Romans) up to
               the year 1945 (the end of World War II, and the beginning of the Europe
               that we know of today)
       - Finally, remember, you are to identify time periods and events.
               For example:
               Time Periods: Greeks, Romans, Middle Ages, ETC.
               Events: Reformation, WWI, ETC.




Europe Unit                    European History Timeline
Directions: Using information from Chapters 47 & 48 of the Global Insights textbook,
you are to make a timeline of European history.
       -The timeline should be the length of at least two, blank, white sheets of paper
       (tape or staple the pieces of paper together)
       -On your timeline, you must include some kind of a representation for all of the
       historical time periods/events that are covered in the textbook (Chaps. 47-48)
               - For example, you could draw a temple for the Greeks
               - Likewise, you could find a picture of a knight on horseback for the
                       Middle Ages
               - For those of us that are not artistic, you can print out pictures
               -Be sure to use color, appearance and neatness counts!!!
       -Your timeline should go from the year 500 B.C. (Greeks and Romans) up to
               the year 1945 (the end of World War II, and the beginning of the Europe
               that we know of today)
       - Finally, remember, you are to identify time periods and events.
               For example:
               Time Periods: Greeks, Romans, Middle Ages, ETC.
               Events: Reformation, WWI, ETC.
Europe Unit       “C Level”      Create Your Own Outlines

Assignment: To create 2 outlines based on chapters comprising the European Unit of
      the Global Insights textbook.. However, you may not do them on Chapters
      47 & 48 because you are already doing a timeline on these two chapters.

Specifics: Your outlines are to look and flow exactly like the ones that I produce for the
       class. Therefore, keep the following in mind:
       -use Roman Numerals (I, II, etc.), Letters (A,B,C, etc.) and Numbers for
               organizational purposes
       -Cover all of the main topics and secondary information of the chapter
       -Remind yourself that you are making an outline that should enable the person
               filling it out to have a better understanding of the chapter
       -The outlines do not have to be typed; yet they need to be very neat and organized
       -Be sure to fill them in with the correct information
       -You only need to have one completed copy to turn in
       -1 outline= 1 chapter




Europe Unit       “C Level”      Create Your Own Outlines

Assignment: To create 2 outlines based on chapters comprising the European Unit of
      the Global Insights textbook.. However, you may not do them on Chapters
      47 & 48 because you are already doing a timeline on these two chapters.

Specifics: Your outlines are to look and flow exactly like the ones that I produce for the
       class. Therefore, keep the following in mind:
       -use Roman Numerals (I, II, etc.), Letters (A,B,C, etc.) and Numbers for
               organizational purposes
       -Cover all of the main topics and secondary information of the chapter
       -Remind yourself that you are making an outline that should enable the person
               filling it out to have a better understanding of the chapter
       -The outlines do not have to be typed; yet they need to be very neat and organized
       -Be sure to fill them in with the correct information
       -You only need to have one completed copy to turn in
       -1 outline= 1 chapter
Chapter 12 (page 272)       Physical Geography- Europe Name _____________________

I. Landforms and Resources
A. Peninsulas and Islands
       1. Why is it termed as being a peninsula?

       2. fjords-

       3. What are the three major peninsulas of Southern Europe?



       4. What are some of the larger islands?

B. Mountains and Uplands
      1. most famous mountain chain?
      2. other major mountain chains-


       3. Uplands- (give examples as well!)


       4. Meseta-

       5. Massif Central-

C. Rivers
       1. Rhine-

       2. Danube-

D. Fertile Plains
        1. Northern European Plain-


E. Natural Resources
       1. 2 major resources-
                                their importance?

       2. In what places can oil be found?


F. Resources Shape Life
       1. peat-

II. Climate and Vegetation
A. Westerly Winds Warm Europe
        1. What climate is found in many parts of Europe? __________________
        2. North Atlantic Drift-
B. Harsher Conditions Inland
       1. Why is the weather found on inland countries more harsh than along the coasts?

C. The Sunny Mediterranean
       1. it extends from…
       2. Describe what this climate is like-


        3. mistral-

        4. sirocco-

D. Land of the Midnight Sun
      1. tundra vegetation-

        2. Why does Northern Scandinavia have such a nickname?


III. Human-Environment Interaction
       1. dikes-

A. Polders: Land From the Sea
       1. How much of the Netherlands was once covered by sea water? ________
       2. polder-

        3. seaworks-
        4. terpen-

        5. Zuider Zee-

        6. Ijsselmeer-

B. Waterways for Commerce: Venice’s Canals
      1. How many canals make up Venice? _________
      2. How many islands make up Venice? _________
      3. List some of the problems plaguing the city today.


C. A Centuries-Old Problem: Deforestation
      1. What is deforestation?
      2. Historically speaking, why have many forests been lost in Europe?

        3. How is acid rain developed in Europe?
Europe Map Test              60 points total     Answer Sheet       Name __________________

Directions: Fill in the correct country with its respective capital city
             Use the word bank below the map to assist you

                   Country                                                 Capital City

1. _____________________________                        ______________________________
2. _____________________________                        ______________________________
3. _____________________________                        ______________________________
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13. _____________________________                       ______________________________
14. _____________________________                       ______________________________
15. _____________________________                       ______________________________
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17. _____________________________                       ______________________________
18. _____________________________                       ______________________________
19. _____________________________                       ______________________________
20. _____________________________                       ______________________________
21. _____________________________                       ______________________________
22. _____________________________                       ______________________________
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24. _____________________________                       ______________________________
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27. _____________________________                       ______________________________
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29. _____________________________                       ______________________________
30. _____________________________                       ______________________________

Countries                                               Cities
Albania                      Macedonia                  Valletta           Belgrade
Austria                      Malta                      Athens             Budapest
Belgium                      Netherlands                Tirane             Lisbon
Bosnia/Herzegovina           Norway                     Reykjavik          Rome
Bulgaria                     Poland                     Dublin             Berlin
Croatia                      Portugal                   Warsaw             Sarajevo
Czech Republic               Romania                    Prague             Vienna
Denmark                      San Marino                 Brussels           Copenhagen
Finland                      Slovakia                   London             Bern
France                       Slovenia                   Bratislava         Ljubljana
Germany                      Spain                      Bucharest          Zagreb
Greece                       Sweden                     Sofia              Skopje
Hungary                      Switzerland                Oslo               Madrid
Iceland                      United Kingdom             Amsterdam          Prague
Ireland                      Yugoslavia                 Paris              Stockholm
Italy                                                   Helsinki
Chapter 13 (page 288) Human Geography of Europe Name __________________
I. Mediterranean Europe
       1. Why did “All roads lead to Rome” ?---

A. A History of Ancient Glory
      1. What are the two reasons why European civilization started around the
      Mediterranean?
               a.

                b.

        2. city-state-

        3. Where was the world’s first democracy found?

        4. Rome- republic-

B. Moving Toward Modern Times
      1. Crusades-

        2. Renaissance (1300-1500)-


C. Economic Change
       1. Why is there less industry in the Mediterranean as compared to the rest of Europe?


        2. What are some of the reason for economic challenges in the Mediterranean?


D. Modern Mediterranean Life
      1. Basques-

        2. What are some urban growth problems?

E. Bubonic Plague (pages 294-295)
      1. What was it?

        2. What is it also called?

        3. How is it transmitted to humans?


II. Western Europe
A. A History of Cultural Divisions
       1. Benelux-

        2. Reformation-

          ~ Who was Martin Luther?
B. The Rise of Nation-States
       1. During what time period did the Middle Ages occur?


        2. feudalism-


        3. What is nationalism and what does it contribute to?


        4. Discuss the importance of the Berlin Wall.


C. Economics: Diversity and Luxury
       1. What provides most of the agricultural income? In what countries?


        2. List and give examples of some of the high-tech industries found in Germany and
           France.


        3. List some of the economic problems that Germany faces today.


D. Great Music and Art
       1. Who are the three famous musicians originally from Germany and Austria?


        2. Who were the famous painters from France and the Netherlands? What genre of
           painters are they known for?


E. Modern Life
      1. Describe what the cities in Europe are like.


        2. The textbook states that Europeans receive a lot more vacation time than Americans.
         How do you feel about this?


        What does this tell you about their society/culture?




III. Northern Europe
        1. Why did the fact of Britain being an island prove to be beneficial during WWII?


A. A History of Seafaring Conquerors
      1. Nordic Countries-
_____ 41. There is less industry in the Mediterranean because…
a. agriculture is rarely practiced b. few natural resources
c. it is too hot and dry           d. it would require a large export of oil

_____ 42. Who was in charge of The Reformation?
 a. The Rock b. Martin Luther        c. Deacon Jones               d. John Paul

_____ 43. Nations controlled by another country (as those found in E. Europe during the Cold
       War) are known as… a. cellular nations b. starconian countries
                             c. tribulation nations d. satellite nations

_____ 44. Why were there many nations created out of the “old” Yugoslavia?
a. Soviet loyalists dominated the region     b. private ownership of industries
c. ethnic differences                        d. dislike of the president

_____ 45. Cities will grow as ___________ develops in Eastern Europe.
a. Agriculture b. Tourism c. Industry d. Common Culture

_____46. The most famous group of invaders from the Nordic Region were the…
a. Vikings b. Serbians c. Croatians d. Packers

_____ 47. Which of the following is NOT an example of British influence in U.S. history?
a. representative government   b. a similar Constitution
c. industrial revolution      d. Christopher Columbus’ expedition

_____ 48. The largest religious group in Northern Ireland is made up of
a. Catholics b. Methodists c. Protestants d. Presbyterians
_____ 49. The common currency of most nations that belong to the European Union is called…
a. the Euro-- duh! b. a pound c. a mark d. a scone

_____ 50. The Middle Ages began with the fall of the Roman Empire, and ended with the
       beginning of the…
       a. Reformation b. Cold War c. Renaissance d. first World War

_____ 51. Germany is currently facing economic problems due to the fact that…
a. countries refuse to trade with them because they started WWII
b. countries refuse to trade with them because they practice anti-Semitism
c. they absorbed the former East German communist republic
d. they continue to refuse membership in the European Union

_____ 52. Which of the following does NOT describe a typical Western European city?
a. Cultural b. “Artsy” c. small d. Large amount of public parks

_____ 53. The belief that people should be loyal to their nation (and the feeling that led to the
       current formation of the Nation-States found in Europe today) is called…
a. Conservatism b. Europeanization c. Zantoism d. Nationalism

_____ 54. Which of the following terms adequately sums up Eastern Europe?
a. bi-polar   b. ethnic               c. artistic       d. got milk?

_____ 55. Just in case there are no spelling errors in this test, please write down the miss-spelled
word in this scentence. (This one is for M.B.)

				
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