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					                                         World Geography Studies
                                     Social Studies Scope and Sequence


                                          Exploring Geography


     Location- absolute/relative        Erosion                           Natural Increase
     Grid System                        Glacier                           Doubling Time
     Place                              Water Cycle                       Population Distribution
     Region-                            Desalination                      Population Density
      formal/functional/perceptual       Groundwater                       Migration
     Ecosystem                          Aquifer                           Culture
     Movement                           Weather                           Ethnic Group
     Human-Environment                  Climate                           Cultural Diffusion
      Interaction                        Revolution                        Cultural Hearth
     Physical/Human Geography           Equinox                           Federal System
     Cartography                        Solstice                          Democracy
     Geographic Information             Greenhouse Effect                 Traditional Economy
      Systems (GIS)                      Global Warming                    Market Economy
     Hydrosphere                        Prevailing Wind                   Mixed Economy
     Lithosphere                        Coriolis Effect                   Command Economy
     Atmosphere                         Doldrums                          Natural Resource
     Biosphere                          Current                           Developed Country
     Continental Shelf                  El Nino                           Developing Country
     Mantle                             Windward                          Industrialization
     Continental Drift                  Leeward                           Free Trade
     Magma                              Rain Shadow                       Pollution
     Plate Tectonics                    Natural Vegetation
     Fold                               Hypothesis
     Fault                              Death Rate
     Weathering                         Birthrate



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  TEKS/TAKS                 Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment          Instructional          Textbook
                            Days                                                      Resources            Resources
                                               Geography Today (26 Days @ 50 minutes per day)
                             3-4   Concept: Exploring Geography               R4PD10                    Mindjogger Video
                                   Geography:                                 R4CS                      Quiz-Preview             Chapter 1
                                        What is it?                          SSC                                                  p. 19
                                        How do we use it?                                              SSCR4PDS 1-6
                                                                              http://www.socialstud
                                   Activity:                                  iesbenchmarks.org         Geography Resources      Chapter 1
                                   Brainstorm occupations that use geography.                           http://www.mcps.k12.       p. 26
                                                                                                        md.us/curriculum/soci
                                           Define the Six Essential Elements                           alstd/Geography_Boo
                                            of geography.                           Glencoe-            kmarks.html              Chapter 1
                                           Create global mapping.                  Section Quizzes                              pp. 19-20
                                                                                    Chapter/Unit Test   http://www.nationalge
WG (22)(a) Design and              Activity:                                                            ographic.com/
draw appropriate maps              Sketch a map of the world from memory;                                                        Chapter 1
and other graphics such            identify the 7 continents, 4 oceans, 3 smaller                       McRel Resources            p. 20
as sketch maps, diagrams,          bodies of water, and 3 physical features.                            Lesson Plans:
tables, and graphs to                                                                                   Geography
present geographic                                                                                      http://www.mcrel.org/l
information                                                                                             esson-
                                                                                                        plans/geography/index
                                                                                                        .asp                     Chapter 1
                                                                                                                                   p. 21

                                                                                                        Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                        Chapter 1
WG (9)(b) Identify the                     Define and give examples of                                 Vocabulary Act.
differences among                           functional, formal and perceptual                           Guided Readings
formal, functional, and                     regions.                                                    Reading Essentials
perceptual regions.                                                                                     and Study Guide
                                                                                                        Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                        Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                        Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                        Enrichment Act.




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  TEKS/TAKS                Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                           Days                                                     Resources                Resources
WG (3)(a) Attribute         2-3   Concept: Planet Earth                           http://www.socialstud   Mindjogger Video         Chapter 2
occurrences of weather            Identify and analyze                            iesbenchmarks.org       Quiz-Preview               p. 33
phenomena and climate                  Planets
to annual changes in                   Earth-Sun relationships                                           Time and Seasons
Earth-Sun relationships.               Seasons                                                           http://www.pilotinfo.t
                                       Time zones                                                        v/HTML/dw_seasons.
                                       Hemispheres                               Glencoe-                htm
                                                                                  Section Quizzes                                  Chapter 3
                                  Activity:                                       Chapter/Unit Test       World Climate            pp. 55-58
                                  Chart high annual temperatures along a line                             http://www.worldclim
                                  of longitude to show how distance from the                              ate.com/
                                  Sun affects climate. Identify the equinox and
                                  solstice times.                                                         Global Temperature
                                                                                                          Anomaly Data
                                                                                                          http://www.ghcc.msfc.
                                                                                                          nasa.gov/temperature/




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   TEKS/TAKS                  Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment              Instructional         Textbook
                              Days                                                      Resources                Resources
WG(3)(b) Describe              2-3   Concept: Weather and Climate:                                            Mindjogger Video        Chapter 3
physical environment of                   Weather                                                            Quiz-Preview            pp. 59-69
regions and the physical                  Climate
processes that affect these               Vegetation                                                         National Hurricane
regions such as weather.             Identify the factors affecting climate,                                  Center
                                     creating weather hazards, and limits types of    http://www.socialstud   http://www.nhc.noaa.g
                                     vegetation growth.                               iesbenchmarks.org       ov/

                                                                                                              National Oceanic and
                                                                                      Glencoe-                Atmospheric
                                                                                      Section Quizzes         Administration
                                                                                      Chapter/Unit Test       www.noaa.gov

WG(8)(c) Describe the                Activity:                                                                USA Today: Relative
impact of and analyze the            Teach students how to track a hurricane; use                             temperature             Chapter 5
reaction of the                      one that is current or use an archive. Write a                           http://www.usatoday.c    p. 125
environment to abnormal              paragraph describing the effects of the                                  om/weather/wheat3.ht
and/or hazardous                     hurricane when it hits land (both                                        m
environmental conditions             economically and environmentally.)
at different scales such as          Examples include Hurricane Carla (1961)                                  Glencoe-Materials
hurricanes.                          and Hurricane Andrew (1992).                                             Chapter 3
                                                                                                              Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                              Guided Readings
                                                                                                              Reading Essentials
                                                                                                              and Study Guide
                                                                                                              Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                              Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                              Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                              Enrichment Act.

                                                                                                              The Writing Academy




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   TEKS/TAKS                  Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills                         Assessment              Instructional           Textbook
                              Days                                                        Resources                Resources
WG(3)(b) Describe              2-3   Concept: Forces of Change                                                                            Chapter 2
physical environment of              Earth Environments: Describe                                               Major Tectonic Plates     pp. 37-43
regions and the physical                  Internal forces                                                      of the World
processes that affect these               Plate tectonics                                                      http://geology.er.usgs.
regions such as weather,                  External forces                                                      gov/eastern/plates.htm
tectonic forces, wave                     Weathering, erosion                                                  l
action, freezing and                      Hydrosphere
thawing, gravity, and                     Natural resources                                                    Glencoe-Materials
soil-building processes.                                                                                        Chapter 2
                                     Activity:                                                                  Vocabulary Act.           Chapter 2
                                     Using a world map has the students draw in                                 Guided Readings             p. 39
                                     blue the different plates and label, then in red                           Reading Essentials
                                     draw the ring of fire.                                                     and Study Guide
                                                                                                                Daily Lecture Notes
                                     Activity:                                                                  Reinforcing Skills
                                     Have students working in Kagan round table                                 Daily Focus Drills
                                     groups create a visual representation of one                               Enrichment Act.           Chapter 2
                                     of the internal/external forces that help shape                                                      pp. 39-43
                                     our world.                                                                 Kagan Cooperative
                                                                                                                Learning Structures




WG(17)(a) Describe and         2-3   Concept: Culture                                   R4TSS: Obj. 3           Mindjogger Video          Chapter 4
compare patterns of                  Human Geography: Define and cite                                           Quiz-Preview              pp. 75-85
culture such as language,            examples of                                        http://www.socialstud
religion, land use,                       Population                                   iesbenchmarks.org       R4TSS: Obj. 3
systems of education, and                 Culture
customs that make                         Religions                                                            Glencoe-Materials
specific regions of the                                                                 Glencoe-                Chapter 4
world distinctive                                                                       Section Quizzes         Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                        Chapter/Unit Test       Guided Readings
                                                                                                                Reading Essentials




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   TEKS/TAKS                   Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment              Instructional         Textbook
                               Days                                                      Resources                Resources
WG(5)(b) Analyze                      Activity:                                                                and Study Guide
political, economic,                  Give information on several different                                    Daily Lecture Notes
social, and demo-graphic              countries to the students working in groups.                             Reinforcing Skills
data to deter-mine the                The information can include data about the                               Daily Focus Drills
level of development and              number of cars, TVs, phones, radios,                                     Enrichment Act.
standard of living in                 airports, etc., per population. The students
nations.                              will use that information to determine if a
                                      country is developed or developing.
                                                                                                               The Writing Academy
WG(7)(a) Construct and                                                                 http://www.socialstud
analyze population                    Activity:                                        iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.prb.org/
pyramids and use other                Create two population pyramids illustrating
data, graphics, and maps              developing and developed. Write a paragraph                              http://www.census.gov
to describe the population            describing the population characteristics of     Glencoe-                /cgi-bin/popclock
characteristics of different          the society and predict future growth trends.    Section Quizzes
societies and to predict              Defend your prediction with data.                Chapter/Unit Test       IDB population
future growth trends.                                                                                          pyramids
                                      Ongoing activity:                                                        http://www.census.gov
                                      Create a personal culture map, using slide                               /ipc/www/idbpyr.html
WG(17)(a) Describe and                show software. Each slide should illustrate
compare patterns of                   some aspect of your culture, including                                   http://www.nationmast
culture such as language,             language, religion, and customs you practice                             er.com/
religion, land use,                   as an American. During each unit of study,
systems of education, and             compare your culture to the one being                                    Multicultural
customs that make                     studied. Add one slide to your slide show for                            Education
specific regions of the               each area studied, including graphics and text                           http://www.edchange.
world distinctive                     that illustrate that culture and connect it to                           org/multicultural/
                                      yours in some way. Students may also do
                                      this activity in written form.                                           The Writing Academy




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  TEKS/TAKS                  Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment     Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                    Resources       Resources
                                    Concept: Population Patterns
                                    Activity:
                                    Using the stats for the world’s current
                                    population and that of the U.S.
                                    Have the students work in Kagan’s round
                                    table group to brainstorm and make a
                                    projection over the next 50 to 200 years
                                    based on today’s information. They must be
                                    able to support their projections in a logical
                                    way.



WG(7)(d) Develop and                                                                              If the World was a
defend hypotheses on                                                                              Village of 100 people
likely population patterns                                                                        http://www.hewett.nor
for the future.                                                                                   folk.sch.uk/curric/New
                                                                                                  Geog/global/village.do
                                                                                                  c

                                                                                                  Kagan’s Cooperative
                                                                                                  Learning Structures




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  TEKS/TAKS                 Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                            Days                                                     Resources                Resources
WG(10)(a) Describe the       1-2   Concept: Economy                                                                                 Chapter 4
characteristics of                 Economic Geography: Define and cite                                     http://www.econedlink      p. 89
traditional, command,              examples of Economic-                                                   .org/lessons/index.cfm
and market economies.                   Activities                                                        ?lesson=EM322
                                        Systems
                                        Resources
                                        Technology
                                   Activity:                                                               Kagan’s Cooperative
                                   Students work in Kagan’s Think-Pair-Share                               Learning Structures
                                   groups to brainstorm and make a chart
                                   identifying traits of developing and
                                   developed nations.                                                                               Chapter 4
                                                                                                                                      p. 89
                                   Define and cite examples of:
                                         Traditional economy
                                         Market economy
                                         Command economy
WG(10)(c) Compare the        1-2   Concept: Urbanization                           R4TSS: Obj. 3           R4TSS: Obj. 3            Chapter 4
ways people satisfy their          Urban vs. Rural: Analyze                                                                           p. 77
basic needs through the                  Growth                                   http://www.socialstud   Geography: Urban-
production of goods and                  Distribution                             iesbenchmarks.org       Rural
services such as                         Agriculture                                                      http://depts.washingto
subsistence agriculture            Activity:                                       Glencoe-                n.edu/geog/scale/urban
versus market-oriented             Have students work in pairs to create a T-      Section Quizzes         -rural.html
agriculture or cottage             chart comparing and contrasting urban and       Chapter/Unit Test
industries versus                  rural geography, including how people
commercial industries.             satisfy their basic needs through the
TAKS Objective 3                   productions of goods and services. If you had
                                   a choice, which of these geographical
                                   locations would you prefer and why?




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  TEKS/TAKS                 Time      Concepts/Processes/Skills               Assessment     Instructional           Textbook
                            Days                                              Resources       Resources
WG(14)(b) Explain how        2-3   Concept: Government                                     Political Geography       Chapter 4
forces of conflict and             Political Geography: Describe and define                Specialty Group of the    pp. 86-89
cooperation influence the                Governments                                      American Association
allocation of control of                 Boundaries                                       of Geographers.
Earth’s surface such as                  Peace/War                                        http://politicalgeograp
the formation of                                                                           hy.org/
congressional voting
districts or free trade
zones


Curriculum Benchmark Assessment 1, Questions and Answer Key




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                            North America & Latin America

                                 Post-Industrial                   Campesino
     Divide                     Commodity                         Latifundia
     Headwaters                 Monopoly                          Cash Crop
     Tributary                  Trade Deficit                     Developing Country
     Fall Line                  Tariff                            Service Industry
     Fishery                    Trade Surplus                     Maquiladora
     Timberline                 Clear Cutting                     North American Free Trade
     Hurricane                  Acid Rain                          Agreement (NAFTA)
     Blizzard                   Smog                              Sustainable Development
     Immigration                Groundwater                       Deforestation
     Native American            Eutrophication                    Slash and Burn
     Sunbelt                    Cordillera                        Reforestation
     Urbanization               Hydroelectric Power
     Metropolitan Area          Estuary
     Suburb                     Indigenous
     Megalopolis                Dialect
     Republic                   Urbanization
     Constitution               Megacity
     Amendment                  Primate City
     Bill of Rights             Glyph
     Cabinet                    Conquistador
     Dominion                   Viceroy
     Parliament                 Caudillo
     Socioeconomic              Extended Family
     Literacy Rate              Malnutrition
     Free Market Economy        Export




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                   Assessment              Instructional         Textbook
                             Days                                                  Resources                Resources
                                                 North America (15 days @ 50     minutes per day)
WG(8)(a) Explain the          3-4   Concept: Natural Resources                   http://www.socialstud   Mindjogger Video         Chapter 5
interrelationships among            USA and Canada:                              iesbenchmarks.org       Quiz-Preview            pp. 115-125
physical and human                  Physical Geography - Locate and analyze
processes that shape the                 Landforms                              R4PD10                  SSC
geographic characteristics               Water                                  R4CS                    R4PDS 1-6
of places such as                        Climate                                SSC                     http://www.proteacher
connections among                        Vegetation                                                     .com/090027.shtml
economic development,                    Resources
urbanization, population                                                         Glencoe-                http://www.nationalge
growth, and                         Activity:                                    Section Quizzes         ographic.com/
environmental change.               List five major natural resources of North   Chapter/Unit Test
                                    America. Discuss how these resources have                            Miliken Maps-
                                    influenced the economic and historical                               United States
                                    development of this region.                                          World
                                                                                                         Canada Map
                                    Activity:
                                    Student complete resources map of the                                Regions Video
                                    region.
                                                                                                         Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                         Chapter 5
                                                                                                         Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                         Guided Readings
                                                                                                         Reading Essentials
                                                                                                         and Study Guide
                                                                                                         Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                         Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                         Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                         Enrichment Act.




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   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment              Instructional       Textbook
                              Days                                                    Resources                Resources
WG(5)(a) Analyze how           3-4   Concept: Tradition                             http://www.socialstud   Mindjogger Video      Chapter 6
the character of a place is          Analyze and describe the cultural geography    iesbenchmarks.org       Quiz-Preview           p. 140
related to its political,            of the United States and Canada.                                                              p. 146
economic, social, and                      History
cultural characteristics.                  Culture                                                                                Chapter 7
                                           Regions                                                         Glencoe-Materials     pp. 157-164
                                           Geographic issues                                               Chapter 6             pp. 165-169
                                                                                                            Vocabulary Act.
                                     Activity:                                                              Guided Readings
                                     Use a Zike’s foldable activity to help the                             Reading Essentials
                                     students organize the information into                                 and Study Guide
                                     manageable portions.                                                   Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                    Glencoe-                Reinforcing Skills
                                     Activity:                                      Section Quizzes         Daily Focus Drills
                                     Have students work in groups of five and       Chapter/Unit Test       Enrichment Act.
                                     each student in the group will create a VENN
                                     Diagram (J. Weston-Walch --Strategies)
                                     depicting the differences and similarities                             Dinah Zike’s –
                                     between U.S. and Canada over the following:                            Reading and Study
                                          Landforms                                                        Skills
                                          History                                                          Foldables
                                                                                                            Middle School-SS
                                          Government
                                          Culture
                                                                                                            J. Weston-Walch
                                          Economic Activities
                                                                                                            Content-Area
                                                                                                            Strategies for SS
                                                                                                            Writing




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   TEKS/TAKS                   TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                               Days                                                     Resources                Resources
WG(1)(b) Trace the                    Activity:                                       R4TSS: Obj. 2           R4TSS: Obj. 2
spatial diffusion of a                Choose a word used today in American
phenomenon and describe               slang. Trace its roots on a map.                http://www.socialstud   Word Origins
its effects on regions of                                                             iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.wordorigin
contact such as the                                                                                           s.org/source.htm
diffusion of American
slang.
TAKS Objective 2                                                                      Glencoe-
                                                                                      Section Quizzes
                                                                                      Chapter/Unit Test

WG(13)(a) Prepare maps          2-3   Concepts: Government, Federalism                                        Federal Elections 2000   Chapter 6
that illustrate a variety of          Analyze the cultural geography of the United                            http://www.fec.gov/pu     p. 144
political entities such as            States.                                                                 brec/fe2000/tcontents.
city maps showing                           Government                                                       htm
precincts, country maps
showing states, or                                                                                            SIRS Issues in
continental maps showing              Activity:                                                               Government
countries.                            Create a map showing the electoral votes by                             http://www.sirs.com/w
                                      states for the presidential election of 2000.                           rc/govt/elect.html
                                      Compare to a map of the election of 1860.
WG(13)(b) Compare                     Make an inference about changes in political    http://www.socialstud   President Elect 1860
maps of voting patterns               power by the two major parties between the      iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.presidentel
or political boundaries to            two years.                                                              ect.org/e1860.html
make inferences about the
distribution of political
power.                                                                                Glencoe-
                                                                                      Section Quizzes
                                                                                      Chapter/Unit Test




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  TEKS/TAKS                 TIME         Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment              Instructional        Textbook
                            Days                                                        Resources                Resources
WG(16)(a) Describe           3-4     Concept: Immigration in the United States        http://www.socialstud   Mindjogger Video       Chapter 6
distinctive cultural                 and Canada: Analyze and describe its             iesbenchmarks.org       Quiz-Preview            p. 140
patterns and landscapes                   History                                                                                    p. 146
associated with different                 Culture                                                            Glencoe-Materials
places in Texas, the                      Urbanization                                                       Chapter 7               Chapter 7
United States, and other                  Government                                 Glencoe-                Vocabulary Act.        pp. 157-164
regions of the world, and                 Economy                                    Section Quizzes         Guided Readings        pp. 165-169
how these patterns                        Geographic issues                          Chapter/Unit Test       Reading Essentials
influenced the processes                                                                                      and Study Guide
of innovation and                    Activity:                                                                Daily Lecture Notes
diffusion.                           Using the North America Picture Pack take                                Reinforcing Skills
                                     the students on a visual tour of the region.                             Daily Focus Drills
                                     As students                                                              Enrichment Act.
                                     observe the scenes have them identify them
                                     according to urban, rural, natural, man-made,
                                     tourist site, etc. Ask for supporting reasons
                                     for their choices of label. You might also                               National Geographic
                                     ask them to identify the theme that is                                   Picture Pack—
                                     represented by the pictures.                                             North America
WG(18)(a) Describe the                                                                R4TSS: Obj. 3           R4TSS: Obj. 3
impact of general                    Activity:
processes such as                    Have the students work in pairs and have         http://www.socialstud   Acadia National Park   Chapter 4
migration.                           them choose a group that immigrated to the       iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.americanp     p. 79
TAKS Objective 3                     New World or migrated across the continent                               arknetwork.com/parki
                                     and tell in a brief essay where they are from,                           nfo/ac/history/
                                     why they are moving, and what they hope to
                                     find in the new area.                            Glencoe-                The Writing Academy
                                                                                      Section Quizzes
                                 Activity:                                            Chapter/Unit Test
                                 Pretend you are moving from Acadia to
                                 Louisiana in the late 1700s. Write a journal
                                 entry describing the cultural characteristics
                                 that will follow you to your new location.
Curriculum Benchmark Assessment 2, Questions and Answer Key




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  TEKS/TAKS                 TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                    Assessment              Instructional         Textbook
                            Days                                                   Resources                Resources
                                                 Latin America (11 Days @ 50     minutes per day)
WG(1)(b) Trace the           3-4   Concept: Cultural borrowing                   R4TSS: Obj. 2           R4TSS: Obj. 2            Chapter 8
spatial diffusion of a             Latin America: Analyze and describe the                               SSC                     pp. 193-203
phenomenon and describe            physical geography:                           http://www.socialstud   R4PDS 1-6
its effects on regions of                    Landforms                          iesbenchmarks.org
contact such the                             Climate                                                    Latin America
diffusion and exchange                       Vegetation                         R4PD10                  Resources
of foods between the                         Resources                          R4CS                    http://www.mcps.k12.
New and Old Worlds.                         Environmental hazards               SSC                     md.us/curriculum/soci
TAKS Objective 2                                                                                         alstd/Lat_Am_bookma
                                   Define the physical processes that have                               rks.html
                                   shaped the landforms of Latin America.        http://www.socialstud                           Chapter 9
                                                                                 iesbenchmarks.org       Mindjogger Video         p. 221
                                   Activity:                                                             Quiz-Preview
                                   Research the foods traded during the
                                   Columbian exchange and relate each to a                               Regions Video
                                   specific food eaten in Latin America or       Glencoe-
                                   Europe today.                                 Section Quizzes         Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                 Chapter/Unit Test       Chapter 8
                                   Activity:                                                             Vocabulary Act.
                                   Research for recipes using NONE of the                                Guided Readings
                                   foods from the new world.                                             Reading Essentials       Chapter 8
                                                                                                         and Study Guide           p. 194
                                   Activity:                                                             Daily Lecture Notes     pp. 199-202
                                   Have students make a list of their favorite   Test Your Geography     Reinforcing Skills        p. 198
                                   foods and then name all the ingredients to    Knowledge – Central     Daily Focus Drills
                                   discover how many are from the Columbian      America                 Enrichment Act.
                                   Exchange.                                     http://www.lizardpoi
                                                                                 nt.com/fun/geoquiz/c    National Geographic
                                                                                 entralamquiz.html       Picture Pack-
                                                                                                         Latin America




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  TEKS/TAKS               TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                   Assessment              Instructional           Textbook
                          Days                                                  Resources                Resources
                                                                                                      The Columbian
                                                                                                      Exchange
                                                                                                      http://www.calstatela.e
                                                                                                      du/faculty/jtomask/47
                                                                                                      1/colexchng.htm

                                                                                                      Education Planet:
                                                                                                      Central America
                                                                                                      http://www.educationp
                                                                                                      lanet.com/search/Geog
                                                                                                      raphy_and_Countries/
                                                                                                      Regional_Resources/C
                                                                                                      entral_America

                                                                                                      Should We Celebrate
                                                                                                      Columbus Day?
                                                                                                      http://www.interactive
                                                                                                      classroom.com/tour/lo
                                                                                                      bbyist/1-32.pdf
WG(2)(a) Describe the      1-2   Concept: Economy                             http://www.socialstud   Discovering Mexico         Chapter 9
human and physical               Analyze and describe Latin America’s         iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.nationalge     pp. 220-225
characteristics of the           human geography:                                                     ographic.com/mexico/i     pp. 215-217
same place at different                     History                                                  ndex.html                   p. 240
periods of history.                         Regions
                                            Challenges                       Glencoe-                Virtual Tourist
                                 Activity:                                    Section Quizzes         http://www.virtualtour
                                 Compare the past and present industries of   Chapter/Unit Test       ist.com/vt/53e/
                                 Latin America and relate to differences in
                                 human and physical characteristics.




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   TEKS/TAKS                 TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment              Instructional       Textbook
                             Days                                                      Resources                Resources
WG(11)(a) Map the                   Activity:
locations of different              Students will complete an economic/product                               Miliken Maps-Latin
types of economic                   map of Latin America.                                                    America
activities.



WG(11)(c) Describe how        1-2   Activity:                                        http://www.socialstud   Mindjogger Video       Chapter 9
changes in technology,              Compare a map of world trade patterns            iesbenchmarks.org       Quiz-Preview          pp. 220-225
transportation, and                 before and after the opening of the Panama                                                     pp. 226-229
communication affect the            Canal. Use a graphic organizer to record your                            Glencoe-Materials     pp. 229-231
location and patterns of            comparison.                                                              Chapter 9
economic activities.                                                                 Glencoe-                Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                     Section Quizzes         Guided Readings
WG(12)(a) Compare                   Activity:                                        Chapter/Unit Test       Reading Essentials
global trade patterns at            Analyze the market economy of the                                        and Study Guide
different periods of time           Caribbean. Explain why it is illegal to import                           Daily Lecture Notes
and develop hypotheses              Cuban cigars into America.                                               Reinforcing Skills
to explain changes that                                                                                      Daily Focus Drills     Chapter 9
have occurred in world              Activity:                                                                Enrichment Act        pp. 220-225
trade and the implications          Have students complete a chart of the                                                          pp. 226-229
of these changes.                   countries of the region and the different                                                      pp. 229-231
                                    goods produced that they have at their home.




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   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment              Instructional           Textbook
                              Days                                                      Resources                Resources
WG(8)(c) Describe the          1-2   Concept: Natural Forces                          http://www.socialstud   Mapping of South           Chapter 8
impact of and analyze the            Analyze and describe Latin America’s             iesbenchmarks.org       America Lesson Plan       pp. 194-198
reaction of the                      unique climatic and weather conditions                                   http://school.discovery   pp. 199-203
environment to abnormal                                                                                       .com/lessonplans/prog        p. 63
and/or hazardous                               El Niño-Little Boy                                            rams/mapsouthameric
environmental conditions                       La Niña-Little Girl                   Glencoe-                a/
at different scales such as                                                           Section Quizzes
El Niño.                                               And their effects on the       Chapter/Unit Test       Latin America:
                                                       weather of the areas around                            Environmental
                                                       the Pacific and Atlantic                               Geography
                                                       Oceans                                                 http://geography.asu.e
                                                                                                              du/fall2000/121mange
                                                                                                              r/la.PDF

WG(9)(a) Identify                    Activity:                                                                Latin America:             Chapter 8
physical or human factors            Divide the class into groups and assign each                             Environmental             pp. 199-203
that constitute a region             group an area of Latin America. Each group                               Geography                   p. 193
such as soils, climate,              is to produce a brochure about their areas,                              http://geography.asu.e
vegetation, language,                including soil, climate, vegetation, language,                           du/fall2000/121mange       Chapter 9
trade network, river                 trade network, river systems, and religion.                              r/la.PDF                  pp. 226-228
systems, and religion.
                                                                                                              The Writing Academy




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                    Resources                Resources
WG(1)(a) Analyze the          1-2   Activity:                                      R4TSS: Obj. 2           R4TSS: Obj. 2             Chapter 9
effects of physical and             Create a booklet or slide show on one of the                                                    pp. 221-222
human geographic                    countries in Latin America include in the      http://www.socialstud   Culture                    p. 224
patterns and processes on           booklet:                                       iesbenchmarks.org       http://gosouthamerica.   pp. 226-231
events in the past and                     Physical geographic patterns                                   about.com/library/wee
describe their effects on                  Human geographic patterns                                      kly/topicsubculture.ht
present conditions,                        Brief history as it relates to                                 m
including significant                          geography, including migration                              Culture
physical features and                          patterns                            Glencoe-                http://www.museum.st     Chapter 10
environmental conditions                   Physical features                      Section Quizzes         ate.il.us/mic_home/ans   pp. 237-240
that influenced migration                  Environmental conditions               Chapter/Unit Test       tey_links/CSA.html       pp. 242-244
patterns in the past and                   Present distribution of culture                                Culture                  pp. 245-247
shaped the distribution of                     groups                                                      http://www.rhythmsoft
culture groups today.                                                                                      heglobe.com/portal/sa.
TAKS Objective 2                                                                                           htm

                                                                                                           Mindjogger Video
                                                                                                           Quiz-Preview

                                                                                                           Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                           Chapter 10
                                                                                                           Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                           Guided Readings
                                                                                                           Reading Essentials
                                                                                                           and Study Guide
                                                                                                           Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                           Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                           Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                           Enrichment Act



Curriculum Benchmark Assessment 3, Questions and Answer Key




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                                    Europe & Russia

                                  Cold War                          Serfs
     Polder                      European Union                    Russification
     Glaciations                 Dialect                           Socialism
     Fjord                       Language Family                   Bolsheviks
     Timberline                  Welfare State                     Satellite
     Foehn                       Heavy Industry                    Cold War
     Avalanche                   Light Industry                    Perestroika
     Mistral                     Mixed Farming                     Glasnost
     Sirocco                     Farm Cooperatives                 Atheism
     Chaparral                   Collective Farms                  Patriarch
     Permafrost                  State Farms                       Pogrom
     Ethnic Cleansing            Organic Farming                   Socialist Realism
     Refugee                     Acid Rain                         Command Economy
     Urbanization                Meltwater                         Consumer Goods
     City-States                 Acid Deposition                   Black Market
     Middle Ages                 Environmentalist                  Privatization
     Feudalism                   Biologist                         Kolkhoz
     Crusades                    Chernozem                         Sovkhoz
     Renaissance                 Hydroelectric Power               Radioactive Material
     Reformation                 Tundra                            Pesticide
     Enlightenment               Taiga                             Nuclear Waste
     Industrial Capitalism       Steppe
     Communism                   Nationality
     Reparations                 Sovereignty
     Holocaust                   Czar




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  TEKS/TAKS               TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                    Assessment            Instructional          Textbook
                          Days                                                   Resources              Resources
                                                   Europe (17 days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG(2)(a) Describe the      4-5   Concept: Geography                          http://www.socialstud   SSC                      Chapter 11
human and physical               Analyze and describe the physical geography iesbenchmarks.org       R4PDS 1-6                pp. 271-281
characteristics of the           of Europe:
same place at different                 Landforms                           R4PD10                  Regions Video
periods of history.                     Polders                             R4CS
                                        Water                               SSC                     Mindjogger Video
                                        Peninsula                                                   Quiz-Preview
                                        Climate
                                        Vegetation                                                  Glencoe-Materials
                                                                             Glencoe-                Chapter 11
                                        Forest
                                                                             Section Quizzes         Vocabulary Act.
                                        Soils
                                                                             Chapter/Unit Test       Guided Readings
                                        Fisheries
                                                                                                     Reading Essentials
                                        Energy and minerals                                         and Study Guide
                                                                                                     Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                     Reinforcing Skills
                                 Activity:                                                           Daily Focus Drills
                                 Compare the human and physical                                      Enrichment Act
                                 characteristics of Europe before and after
                                 World War II using a T-chart or other type of                       http://www.proteacher
                                 graphic organizer.                                                  .com/090027.shtml

                                                                                                     http://www.nationalge
                                                                                                     ographic.com/

                                                                                                     Western Europe:
                                                                                                     Geography WebQuest
                                                                                                     http://www.scs.k12.tn.
                                                                                                     us/SCS/trpages/hs_we
                                                                                                     bquests/Western_Euro
                                                                                                     pe_WebQuest/Debbies
                                                                                                     _workcopy.html




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                    Resources                Resources
WG(1)(b) Trace the            1-2   Concept: Nationalism                           R4TSS: Obj. 2           R4TSS: Obj. 2            Chapter 12
spatial diffusion of a              Analyze and describe the rise of the nations                                                    pp. 294-300
phenomenon and describe             of Europe through the following:               http://www.socialstud   Mindjogger Video
its effects on regions of                  History                                iesbenchmarks.org       Quiz-Preview
contact such as the spread                     (Explain the difference among
of bubonic plague.                             United Kingdom, Great Britain,                              Glencoe-Materials
TAKS Objective 2                               and England.)                                               Chapter 12
                                           Culture                                Glencoe-                Vocabulary Act.
                                           Economy                                Section Quizzes         Guided Readings
                                           Issues and challenges (past and        Chapter/Unit Test       Reading Essentials
                                               present)                                                    and Study Guide
                                           Cold War                                                       Daily Lecture Notes
                                           Explorations                                                   Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                           Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                           Enrichment Act

WG(2)(a) Describe the               Activity:                                      http://www.socialstud   http://www.virtualtour   Chapter 12
human and physical                                                                 iesbenchmarks.org       ist.com/?s=N&            pp. 294-300
characteristics of the
                                    Create a map showing the number of deaths
same place at different                                                                                    Invisible Invaders
                                    resulting from the Bubonic Plague. Then
periods of history.                                                                                        Lesson Plan
                                    write a paragraph describing the human and
                                                                                   Glencoe-                http://www.nytimes.co
                                    physical effects of the Plague.
                                                                                   Section Quizzes         m/learning/teachers/le
                                                                                   Chapter/Unit Test       ssons/19990317wedne
                                                                                                           sday.html



WG(2)(b) Assess how           1-2   Concept: Propaganda                            http://www.socialstud
people's changing                   Activity:                                      iesbenchmarks.org       Mindjogger Video
perceptions of geographic           Explain how the Vikings tried to influence                             Quiz-Preview             Chapter 13
features have led to                others’ perception of Greenland to encourage                                                    pp. 313-325
changes in human                    migration. List the accuracies and                                     The Writing Academy
societies.                          inaccuracies of their propaganda.




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  TEKS/TAKS              TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment              Instructional         Textbook
                         Days                                                      Resources                Resources
                                                                                 Glencoe-                Glencoe-Materials
                                Activity:                                        Section Quizzes         Chapter 13
                                     Have students create cartoons to           Chapter/Unit Test       Vocabulary Act.
                                          make a propaganda statement about                              Guided Readings
                                          issues that face Europe today.                                 Reading Essentials
                                               Changing economies of Europe                              and Study Guide
                                               Pollution of soil and water                               Daily Lecture Notes
                                               Acid Rain                                                 Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                         Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                         Enrichment Act



WG(15)(b) Explain how     2-3   Concept: Genocide                                http://www.socialstud   http://www.census.gov   Chapter 12
citizenship practices,          Analyze and describe Germany’s role in           iesbenchmarks.org       /cgi-bin/popclock       pp. 298-299
public policies, and            WWII and the rise of Hitler as well as the
decision-making may be          after effects of WWII
influenced by cultural                   World wars
beliefs.                                 Reunification
                                         Culture                                Glencoe-
                                         Economy                                Section Quizzes
                                         Issues and challenges                  Chapter/Unit Test
                                         Berlin
                                         Germany’s aging population
                                            (Take a futuristic look at
                                            Germany’s population pyramid)
                                Activity:
                                Explain how German cultural beliefs and
                                nationalism of the 1930’s affected citizenship
                                practices, public policies and decision
                                making.




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  TEKS/TAKS                TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                   Assessment     Instructional         Textbook
                           Days                                                  Resources       Resources
WG (16)(b) Give             2-3   Concept: Ethnic Groups/Conflicts                            Central and Eastern     Chapter 12
examples of ways various          Analyze and describe the geographic                         Europe Internet           p. 288
groups of people view             factors both human and physical that have                   Resources               pp. 292-293
cultures, places, and             caused separate ethnic groups to develop.                   http://www.slavweb.c
regions differently.                                                                          om/eng/cee/cee-e.html
                                  Activity:
                                  Create a T-chart comparing the ethnic Serbs
                                  and other citizens of the Balkans, including                J. Weston Walch
                                  their views of culture, places, and their                   Content-Area
                                  region.                                                     Strategies-Writing

Curriculum Benchmark Assessment 4, Questions and Answer Key




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   TEKS/TAKS                   TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                    Assessment              Instructional         Textbook
                               Days                                                   Resources                Resources
                                                          Russia (10 days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG (6)(a) Locate                3-4   Concept: Urbanization                         R4TSS: Obj. 2           R4TSS: Obj. 2           Chapter 14
settlements and observe               Analyze and describe Russia and Northern                              SSC                     pp. 345-350
patterns in the size and              Eurasia                                       http://www.socialstud   R4PDS 1-6               pp. 351-355
distribution of cities using                  Physical Geography                    iesbenchmarks.org
maps, graphics, and other                           Landforms                                              Region Video
information.                                        Rivers
TAKS Objective 2                                    Climate                        R4PD10                  Mindjogger Video
                                                    Vegetation                     R4CS                    Quiz-Preview
                                                    Resources                      SSC                     Glencoe-Materials
                                      Activity:                                                             Chapter 14
                                      On a map, locate the major cities of Russia                           Vocabulary Act.
                                      and Northern Eurasia. Use a legend to show                            Guided Readings
                                      the difference among cities’ sizes, dividing  Glencoe-                Reading Essentials
                                      them into three groups. Draw a conclusion     Section Quizzes         and Study Guide
                                      about why the larger cities are located where Chapter/Unit Test       Daily Lecture Notes
                                      they are, including transportation routes,                            Reinforcing Skills
                                      resources, and physical features.                                     Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                            Enrichment Act

                                                                                                            Russia Geography
                                                                                                            2000
                                                                                                            http://www.photius.co
                                                                                                            m/wfb2000/countries/r
                                                                                                            ussia/russia_geograph
                                                                                                            y.html
                                                                                                            ABC Country Book of
                                                                                                            Russia
                                                                                                            http://www.immigratio
                                                                                                            n-
                                                                                                            usa.com/wfb/russia_ge
                                                                                                            ography.html
WG (6)(b) Explain the           2-3   Concept: Population Distribution              http://www.socialstud   Russia Geography        Chapter 15
processes that have                   Analyze the population of the countries of    iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.kidport.co   pp. 365-366




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   TEKS/TAKS                   TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                               Days                                                      Resources                Resources
caused cities to grow                 the region along with the physical features of                           m/RefLib/WorldGeogr
such as location along                the region.                                                              aphy/Russia/Russia.ht
transportation routes,                                                                                         m
availability of resources             Answer in a brief essay--- How does the          Glencoe-
that have attracted settlers          physical landscape of the region effect where    Section Quizzes         Mindjogger Video
and economic activities,              the people live?                                 Chapter/Unit Test       Quiz-Preview
and continued access to
other cities and resources.                                                                                    The Writing Academy

                                                                                                               Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                               Chapter 15
                                                                                                               Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                               Guided Readings
                                                                                                               Reading Essentials
                                                                                                               and Study Guide
                                                                                                               Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                               Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                               Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                               Enrichment Act
WG (8)(b) Compare ways          3-4   Concept: Environment                             R4TSS: Obj. 5           R4TSS: Obj. 5
that humans depend on,                Analyze and describe environmental damage                                                         Chapter 16
adapt to, and modify the              done under the Soviet Union.                     http://www.socialstud   1UpInfo: Central         pp. 394-399
physical environment                       Aral and Caspian Sea                       iesbenchmarks.org       European Geography
using local, state,                        Volga River                                                        http://www.1upinfo.co
national, and international                Chernobyl                                                          m/encyclopedia/catego
human activities in a                                                                                          ries/ceurpg.html
variety of cultural and                                                                Glencoe-
technological contexts.                                                                Section Quizzes         Postcards from Central
TAKS Objective 5                                                                       Chapter/Unit Test       Europe
                                                                                                               http://www.suite101.c
                                                                                                               om/welcome.cfm/euro
                                                                                                               pean_postcards

Curriculum Benchmark Assessment 5, Questions and Answer Key




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                                       Africa


                               Petrochemical                     Nuclear Family
     Alluvial Soil            Gross Domestic Product (GDP)      Subsistence Farming
     Wadi                     Hajj                              Shifting Farming
     Kum                      Aquifer                           Sedentary Farming
     Phosphate                Desalination                      Commercial Farming
     Oasis                    Escarpment                        Conservation Farming
     Pastoralism              Cataract                          Infrastructure
     Cereal                   Rift Valley                       E-Commerce
     Ethnic Diversity         Fault                             Habitat
     Infrastructure           Delta                             Extinction
     Domesticate              Estuary                           Poaching
     Culture Hearth           Leach                             Ecotourism
     Cuneiform                Savanna
     Hieroglyphics            Harmattan
     Ganats                   Desertification
     Monotheism               Sanitation
     Prophet                  Urbanization
     Mosque                   Service Center
     Nationalism              Apartheid
     Nationalize              Universal Suffrage
     Embargo                  Mass Culture
     Ziggurats                Lingua Franca
     Bedouin                  Oral Tradition
     Bazaar                   Extended Family
     Arable                   Clan




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment          Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                      Resources            Resources
                                        North Africa and Southwest Asia(10 days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG (18)(c) Analyze            2-3   Concept: Desert Life                      http://www.socialstud SSC                           Chapter 17
examples of cultures that           Analyze and describe the region’s         iesbenchmarks.org     R4PDS 1-6                     pp. 421-426
maintain traditional ways.             Physical Geography                                                                         pp. 427-431
                                             Landforms                       R4PD10                African Resources
WG (12)(c) Evaluate the                      Rivers                          R4CS                  http://www.mcps.k12.
geographic and economic                      Climates                        SSC                   md.us/curriculum/soci
impact of policies related                   Vegetation                                            alstd/Africa_bookmar
to the use of resources                      Resources                                             ks.html
such as regulations for
water use or policies               Activity:                                                            Persian Gulf: Physical
related to the                      Have students in Kagan groups brainstorm         Glencoe-            Geography
development of scarce               about what life is like in the region based on   Section Quizzes     http://www.infoplease.
natural resources.                  prior knowledge. Use the NGS-Picture Pack        Chapter/Unit Test   com/ce6/world/A0860
                                    to stimulate ideas.                                                  320.html

                                                                                                         Middle Eastern
                                                                                                         Resources
                                                                                                         http://www.mcps.k12.
                                    Concept: Religion and Land                                           md.us/curriculum/soci
                              2-3      Human Geography                                                   alstd/Middle_East_Bo
                                             History                                                    okmarks.html             Chapter 18
                                             Independence                                                                        pp. 439-443
                                                                                                         ABC Country Book of      pp. 446-452
                                             Islam, Judaism, and Christianity
                                                                                                         Iran                     pp. 453-457
                                             Culture
                                                                                                         http://www.immigratio
                                             Languages                                                  n-
                                             Economy                                                    usa.com/wfb/iran_geo
                                             Governments                                                graphy.html
                                             Oil wealth
                                             Society and Change




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                    Resources                Resources
                                    Activity:                                                              The Writing Academy
                                    Have the students in Kagan groups complete
                                    a compare/contrast chart of the 3 major                                Regions Video
                                    religions of the region.                                               Mindjogger Video
                                                                                                           Quiz-Preview

                                                                                                           Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                           Chapter 17
                                                                                                           Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                           Guided Readings
                                                                                                           Reading Essentials
                                                                                                           and Study Guide
                                                                                                           Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                           Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                           Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                           Enrichment Act
WG (18)(c) Analyze                  Activities:                                    http://www.socialstud   1UpInfo: Iraq            Chapter 18
examples of cultures that           Explain how Judaism, Christianity, and Islam   iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.1upinfo.co    pp. 439-443
maintain traditional ways.          each trace their roots to Abraham and where                            m/country-guide-         pp. 446-452
                                    they take different paths of development.                              study/iraq/iraq80.html   pp. 453-457
WG (12)(c) Evaluate the             What traditions do these groups still
geographic and economic             practice?                                      Glencoe-                Life of Abraham
impact of policies related                                                         Section Quizzes         http://www.bbc.co.uk/
to the use of resources             Locate a chart or graph showing the amount     Chapter/Unit Test       worldservice/people/fe
such as regulations for             of oil each of the Middle Eastern countries                            atures/world_religions
water use or policies               own. Evaluate the geographic and economic                              /judaism_abraham.sht
related to the                      effects of this natural resource being                                 ml
development of scarce               controlled by these countries, including
natural resources.                  military policies.                                                     OPEC Revenues Fact
                                                                                                           Sheet
                                                                                                           http://www.eia.doe.go
                                                                                                           v/emeu/cabs/opecrev.h
                                                                                                           tml




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 TEKS/TAKS        TIME     Concepts/Processes/Skills         Assessment     Instructional       Textbook
                  Days                                       Resources       Resources
                                                                          Mindjogger Video
                                                                          Quiz-Preview

                                                                          Glencoe-Materials
                                                                          Chapter 18
                                                                          Vocabulary Act.
                                                                          Guided Readings
                                                                          Reading Essentials
                                                                          and Study Guide
                                                                          Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                          Reinforcing Skills
                                                                          Daily Focus Drills
                                                                          Enrichment Act




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                        Assessment              Instructional           Textbook
                             Days                                                       Resources                Resources
WG (19)(a) Evaluate the       2-3   Concepts: Technology and Water                    R4TSS: Obj. 2           R4TSS: Obj. 2             Chapter 19
significance of major                    Human Geography                                                                                pp. 474-475
technological                                  Empires                               http://www.socialstud   Articles and Maps on        p. 467
innovations, including                         Palestine and Israel                  iesbenchmarks.org       the Geography of
fire, steam power, diesel                      Culture                                                       Lebanon and Beirut
machinery, and electricity                     Religion                                                      http://almashriq.hiof.n
that have been used to                         Economy                                                       o/base/geography.html
modify the physical                            Tourism                               Glencoe-
environment.                                                                          Section Quizzes         Geography IQ: Middle
                                               Jerusalem
TAKS Objective 2                                                                      Chapter/Unit Test       East
                                    Activities:
                                    Evaluate how fire, steam power, diesel                                    http://www.geography
                                                                                                              iq.com/meast.htm
                                    machinery, and electricity affect the quality
                                    of life in this semi-desert area.
                                                                                                              Map and Graph:
                                                                                                              Middle East
                                    Have students create before and after posters
                                                                                                              http://www.nationmast
                                    of the effect that the desalination plants have
                                    had on the area and its inhabitants.                                      er.com/graph-
                                                                                                              T/geo_loc/MID

                                                                                                              Mindjogger Video
                                                                                                              Quiz-Preview

                                                                                                              Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                              Chapter 19
                                                                                                              Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                              Guided Readings
                                                                                                              Reading Essentials
                                                                                                              and Study Guide
                                                                                                              Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                              Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                              Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                              Enrichment Act




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   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment             Instructional        Textbook
                              Days                                                      Resources               Resources
WG (14)(a) Analyze                                                                    http://www.socialstud   PLO Negotiations
current events to infer the          Activities:                                      iesbenchmarks.org       Affairs Department
physical and human                   Have the students take on the role of a                                  http://www.nad-
processes that lead to the           Jewish or Muslim teenager living in the                                  plo.org/
formation of boundaries              Middle East then have them write a day in
and other political                  the life story that relates the hardships that
divisions.                           they must face living in their area.             Glencoe-                The Writing Academy
                                                                                      Section Quizzes
                                     Write a persuasive paragraph from one of         Chapter/Unit Test
                                     two viewpoints: for or against Palestinian
                                     statehood. Use current events and past
                                     governmental and military actions to support
                                     your opinion, and include a drawing of the
                                     boundary of the Gaza Strip and surrounding
                                     nations.




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   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment             Instructional          Textbook
                              Days                                                     Resources               Resources
                                             Africa, South of the Sahara (15 days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG (20)(b) Analyze the               Concept: Urbanization and Technology           http://www.socialstud   SSC                      Chapter 20
role of technology in                Analyze and describe Africa, South of the      iesbenchmarks.org       R4PDS 1-6                pp. 499-509
agriculture and other                Sahara’s
primary economic                         Physical Geography                         R4PD10                  Middle East and
activities and identify the                    Landforms                           R4CS                    African Lessons
environmental                                  Climates, including the causes      SSC                     http://members.aol.co
consequences of the                               of the spread of the Sahara                               m/MrDonnHistory/K1
changes that have taken                        Plants                              Rethinking Schools:     2east.html#MIDDLE
place.                                         Animals                             Just for Fun Map
                                               Resources                           Game                    Geography North
                                     Activity:                                      http://www.rethinkin    Africa
                                     Explain how the landforms, climate, plants,    gschools.org/just_fun   http://www.africancult
                                     animals and resources of the region affect the /games/mapgame.htm      uralcenter.org/1_1nort
                                     location and overcrowding of its cities.       l                       h.html
                                     Include the role of technology in agriculture
                                     and other primary economic activities, and                             Region Video
                                     identify the environmental results.
                                                                                                            Mindjogger Video
                                                                                     Glencoe-               Quiz-Preview
                                                                                     Section Quizzes
                                                                                     Chapter/Unit Test      Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                            Chapter 20
                                                                                                            Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                            Guided Readings
                                                                                                            Reading Essentials
                                                                                                            and Study Guide
                                                                                                            Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                            Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                            Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                            Enrichment Act




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  TEKS/TAKS              TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                        Assessment              Instructional           Textbook
                         Days                                                       Resources                Resources
WG (10)(b) Explain how          Concept: Economy                                  http://www.socialstud   African History           Chapter 21
traditional, command,              Human Geography                                iesbenchmarks.org       http://www-               pp. 519-524
and market economies                   Early Civilization                                                sul.stanford.edu/depts/   pp. 524-529
operate in specific                    Colonialism                                                       ssrg/africa/history.htm
countries.                             Independence                                                      l
                                       Culture
                                       Settlements                               Glencoe-                North Africa Economy
                                       Traditions and Customs                    Section Quizzes         http://www.warmafric
                                                                                  Chapter/Unit Test       a.com/index/geo/2/cat/
                                       Economy
                                                                                                          5
                                       Political Issues
                                       Environmental Challenges
                                                                                                          Cooperative Learning
                                                                                                          Activity p. 523
                                Activity:
                                Have the students form into groups of 3 or 4
                                have each group research a country in the
                                region and find out the current status of their
                                                                                                          Mindjogger Video
                                country and the political and economic
                                                                                                          Quiz-Preview
                                standing in the world market.
                                                                                                          Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                          Chapter 21
                                Activity:
                                                                                                          Vocabulary Act.
                                Compare maps or graphs of the different
                                                                                                          Guided Readings
                                regions of Africa, South of the Sahara over
                                                                                                          Reading Essentials
                                population distribution during different eras.
                                                                                                          and Study Guide
                                You may also want to use a timeline for this
                                                                                                          Daily Lecture Notes
                                activity. Describe the changes that took
                                                                                                          Reinforcing Skills
                                place. Include events like migration, war,
                                                                                                          Daily Focus Drills
                                trade, independent inventions, and diffusion
                                                                                                          Enrichment Act
                                of ideas. What influences changed the
                                populations over those years?




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment              Instructional           Textbook
                             Days                                                     Resources                Resources
                                                                                    http://www.socialstud   http://www.africanews
                                                                                    iesbenchmarks.org       .org/

                                                                                    Test Your Geography     Western African
                                                                                    Knowledge: Africa       http://www.britannica.
                                                                                    http://www.lizardpoi    com/eb/article?eu=120
                                                                                    nt.com/fun/geoquiz/a    072
                                                                                    frquiz.html
                                                                                                            Geography East Africa
                                                                                                            http://www.africancult
                                                                                                            uralcenter.org/1_4east.
                                                                                    Glencoe-                html
                                                                                    Section Quizzes
                                                                                    Chapter/Unit Test



WG (18)(c) Analyze                  Concept: Tribal Life                            http://www.socialstud   Tuareg People
examples of cultures that           Analyze how different tribes maintain           iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.uiowa.edu/
maintain traditional ways.          traditional ways.                                                       ~africart/toc/people/Tu
                                                                                    Aces Interactive        areg.html
                                                                                    Geography Quiz:
                                    Activity:                                       Africa                  Africa: The Art of a
                                    How are the Tuareg trying to keep traditional   http://www.copydesk     Continent
                                    ways of life? List things that may change       .org/quizzes/quiz23.h   http://artnetweb.com/g
                                    their way of life.                              tm                      uggenheim/africa/sahe
                                                                                                            lsav.html

                                                                                    Glencoe-
                                                                                    Section Quizzes
                                                                                    Chapter/Unit Test




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment              Instructional         Textbook
                             Days                                                    Resources                Resources
WG (7)(c) Describe                  Concept: Distribution                          http://www.socialstud   All Africa              Chapter 21
trends in past world                     Human Geography                           iesbenchmarks.org       http://allafrica.com/   pp. 515-518
population growth and                        First Civilization
distribution.                                European Influence                                           Out of Africa Too
                                             Culture                                                      Rwanda Directory
                                             Agriculture                          Glencoe-                http://kabiza.com/Rwa
                                             Industry                             Section Quizzes         nda-Directory.htm
                                             Genocide                             Chapter/Unit Test
                                    Activity:
                                    Compare maps or graphs of African
                                    countries’ population distribution during
WG (18)(a) Describe the             different eras. You may also want to use a     R4TSS: Obj. 3           R4TSS: Obj. 3
impact of general                   timeline for this activity. Describe the
processes such as                   changes that took place. Include events like   http://www.socialstud
migration, war, trade,              migration, war, trade, independent             iesbenchmarks.org
independent inventions,             inventions, and diffusion of ideas. What
and diffusion of ideas and          influences changed the populations over
motivations on cultural             those years?
change                                                                             Glencoe-
TAKS Objective 3                                                                   Section Quizzes
                                                                                   Chapter/Unit Test




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 TEKS/TAKS        TIME        Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment     Instructional          Textbook
                  Days                                                      Resources       Resources
                           Activity:                                                     ABC Country Book of
                           Track the spread of AIDS throughout Africa,                   Africa: South Africa
                           research the efforts of the countries affected                http://www.theodora.c
                           to combat and prevent the spread. How has                     om/wfb/south_africa_
                           tribal practices and traditions had a negative                geography.html
                           affect on the governmental effort.
                                                                                         Spread of AIDS
                                                                                         http://www.nationalge
                                                                                         ographic.com/xpeditio
                                                                                         ns/lessons/11/g912/tra
                                                                                         de.html




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                    Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                   Resources                Resources
WG (7)(b) Explain the               Concept: Migration                            http://www.socialstud   South Africa Economy     Chapter 21
political, economic,                    Human Geography                           iesbenchmarks.org       http://www.photius.co    pp. 519-524
social, and environmental                    History                                                     m/wfb/wfb1999/south
factors that contribute to                   Colonial Period                                             _africa/south_africa_e
human migration such as                      Independence                                                conomy.html
how national and                             Ending Apartheid                    Glencoe-
international migrations                     Culture                             Section Quizzes         The History of
are shaped by push-and-                      Settlement                          Chapter/Unit Test       Apartheid in South
pull factors and how                                                                                      Africa
                                             Economy
physical geography                                                                                        http://www-cs-
                                             Disease
affects the routes, flows,                                                                                students.stanford.edu/
                                    Activities:
and destinations of                                                                                       ~cale/cs201/apartheid.
                                    Discuss how detrimental disease has been to
migration.                                                                                                hist.html
                                    the African continent.
                                                                                                          History of South
                                    Itemize the push-pull factors that have
                                                                                                          Africa
                                    affected African and European migration in
                                                                                                          http://www.worldrover
                                    South Africa. Include economic activities,
                                                                                                          .com/history/south_afr
                                    like mining, and political influences, like
                                                                                                          ica_history.html
                                    apartheid. Draw conclusions based on this
                                    information.




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                                      South Asia & East Asia


     Subcontinent                    Jute                             Samurai
     Alluvial Plain                  Green Revolution                 Ideograms
     Mica                            Biomass                          Shamanism
     Monsoon                         Cottage Industry                 lama
     Cyclone                         Sustainable Development          Acupuncture
     Jati                            Chipko                           Haiku
     Megalopolis                     Nuclear Proliferation            Calligraphy
     Dharma                          Dalits                           Pagoda
     Reincarnation                   Archipelago                      Command System
     Karma                           Tsunami                          Commune
     Nirvana                         Loess                            Cooperative
     Raj                             Japan Current                    Asia-Pacific Economic
     Guru                            Typhoons                          Cooperation Group (APEC)
     Mantra                          Aborigine                        Trade Surplus
     Sadhu                           Homogenous                       Trade Deficit
     Raga                            Culture Hearth                   Dissident
     Tala                            Dynasty                          Economic Sanctions
     Stupa                           Clan
     Dzong                           Shogun
     World Trade Organization        Chlorofluorocarbons
      (WTO)                           Aquaculture
     Merchant Marine
     Desertification




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  TEKS/TAKS                 TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment            Instructional             Textbook
                            Days                                                     Resources              Resources
                                                      South Asia (15 days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG (4)(a) Explain the        2-3   Concept: Natural Resources                    http://www.socialstud   SSC                         Chapter 23
distribution of different          Analyze and describe India’s:                 iesbenchmarks.org       R4PDS 1-6                   pp. 569-574
types of climate in terms              Physical Geography                                                                            pp. 575-579
of patterns of                               Landforms                          R4PD10                  Asian Resources
temperature, wind, and                       Rivers                             R4CS                    http://www.mcps.k12.
precipitation and the                        The Holy Ganges                    SSC                     md.us/curriculum/soci
factors that influence                       Climates                                                   alstd/Asian_Bookmark
climate regions such as                      Monsoons                                                   s.html
elevation, latitude,                         Resources
location near warm and             Activities:                                   Glencoe-                Relief Web: Indian
cold ocean currents,               Explain how Indian monsoons occur and         Section Quizzes         Monsoons
position on a continent,           affect the land. Include patterns of          Chapter/Unit Test       http://www.reliefweb.i
and mountain barriers.             temperature, wind and precipitation data.                             nt/w/Rwb.nsf/0/41494
                                   Why do monsoons occur here rather than                                1368170da6349256c2
WG (12)(b) Analyze how             other parts of the word?                                              a0005ad79?OpenDocu
the creation and                                                                                         ment
distribution of resources          India’s soils and rivers are its most valuable
affect the location and            resource. List specific examples of its effects                       Social Studies Center:
patterns of movement of            on the location and patterns of movement of                           Exemplary Lesson on
products, capital, and             products, capital and people. Use a graphic                           South Asia
people.                            organizer or map to illustrate your data.                             http://socialstudies.tea.
                                                                                                         state.tx.us/downloads/t
                                                                                                         oolkits/9-
                                                                                                         12/WorldGeo/World%
                                                                                                         20Geo%20Exemp%20
                                                                                                         Curr%20Unit.pdf

                                                                                                         Maps of India
                                                                                                         (including
                                                                                                         agricultural)
                                                                                                         http://www.mapsofind
                                                                                                         ia.com/indiaagricultur
                                                                                                         e/




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  TEKS/TAKS                TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment              Instructional            Textbook
                           Days                                                     Resources                Resources
                                                                                                          Regions Video

                                                                                                          Mindjogger Video
                                                                                                          Quiz-Preview

                                                                                                          Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                          Chapter 23
                                                                                                          Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                          Guided Readings
                                                                                                          Reading Essentials
                                                                                                          and Study Guide
                                                                                                          Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                          Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                          Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                          Enrichment Act


WG (15)(c) Compare          3-4   Concepts: Culture, Imperialism                  http://www.socialstud   Religions in India         Chapter 24
different points of view               Human Geography                            iesbenchmarks.org       http://adaniel.tripod.co   pp. 592-597
on geographic issues.                      Early Civilizations                                           m/religions.htm
                                           Aryans
                                           Islamic Empire                                                Caste Sys/ Hinduism
                                           British Rule                          Glencoe-                http://www.friesian.co
                                           Independence                          Section Quizzes         m/caste.htm
                                           Hinduism                              Chapter/Unit Test
                                  Activity:                                                               Mindjogger Video
                                  Introduce the caste system. Allow students                              Quiz-Preview
                                  to role-play the different levels within the
                                  system. Lead students to discover the                                   Glencoe-Materials
                                  discrimination that can be found in the caste                           Chapter 24
                                  system.                                                                 Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                          Guided Readings
                                                                                                          Reading Essentials




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 TEKS/TAKS        TIME        Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment     Instructional           Textbook
                  Days                                                      Resources       Resources
                                Human Geography                                          and Study Guide           Chapter 24
                                    Culture                                             Daily Lecture Notes       pp. 587-591
                                    Agriculture                                         Reinforcing Skills        pp. 600-605
                                    Green Revolution                                    Daily Focus Drills
                                    City vs. Village                                    Enrichment Act
                                    Population and Poverty
                           Activities:
                           Research the city of Calcutta. Show the                       India’s Caste System
                           student the Bustees that surround the city and                http://www.mtholyoke
                           the colonies of people with leprosy.                          .edu/~dmlewis/castes.
                                                                                         html
                           Compare and contrast the effects British rule
                           had on India’s geography and culture.
                                                                                         CalManaC:
                                                                                         http://www.calmanac.
                                                                                         org/cmcnew/cmc/bust
                                                                                         ees/00.htm?showmenu
                                                                                         =no


                                                                                         Benefits of Br. Rule in
                                                                                         India
                                                                                         http://www.fordham.e
                                                                                         du/halsall/mod/1871br
                                                                                         itishrule.html


                                                                                         Colonial Rule in India
                                                                                         http://members.tripod.
                                                                                         com/~INDIA_RESOU
                                                                                         RCE/britishedu.htm




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  TEKS/TAKS                 TIME        Concepts/Processes/Skills                  Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                            Days                                                   Resources                Resources
                                                                                                         Holt. Rinehart and
                                                                                                         Winston: Indian
                                                                                                         Perimeter
                                                                                                         http://go.hrw.com/hrw.
                                                                                                         nd/arbiter/pRedirect?p
                                                                                                         roject=hrwonline&site
                                                                                                         Id=491&pageId=3336
WG (17)(b) Compare           3-4 Concepts: Economy, Gender Issues                http://www.socialstud   Data about Work          Chapter 24
economic opportunities in             Human Geography:                           iesbenchmarks.org       Participation in India   pp. 598-599
different cultures for                    Ancient Empires                                               http://www.indialabou
women and religious                       Modern Period: Why do India                                   rstat.com/indian/labou
minorities in selected                       and Pakistan both want                                      r_and_workforce/Wor
regions of the world.                        Kashmir?                            Glencoe-                k_Participation.asp?se
                                          Culture                               Section Quizzes         cid=299&ptid=20
                                          Religions                             Chapter/Unit Test
                                          Economy                                                       IndiaWomenStat
                                          Settlement                                                    http://www.indiawome
                                                                                                         nstat.com/india/wome
                                          Environmental Challenges
                                                                                                         n/Labour_and_workfo
                                 Activity:
                                 Create a chart covering a long period of time                           rce/Work_Participatio
                                                                                                         n.asp?secid=299&ptid
                                 and showing the number of women in the
                                                                                                         =20
                                 workforce. Compare those numbers to the
                                 female workforce in America. Why are they
                                 different?
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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                   Assessment       Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                  Resources         Resources
                                                       East Asia (15 days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG (8)(d) Analyze             2-3   Concept: Distribution                        R4PD10           SSC
statistical and other data          Analyze and describe East Asia’s             R4CS             R4PDS 1-6
to infer the effects of                  Physical Geography:                     SSC
physical and human                             Landforms                                         Internet Guide for       Chapter 26
processes on patterns of                       Rivers                                            Chinese Studies          pp. 645-650
settlement, population                         Climate                                           http://sun.sino.uni-     pp. 651-655
distribution, economic                         Vegetation                                        heidelberg.de/igcs/igg
and political conditions,                      Animals                                           eo.htm
and resource distribution.                     Resources
                                                                                                  Taiwan Geography
                                               Three Gorges Dam
                                                                                                  http://www.photius.co
                                               Agriculture
                                                                                                  m/wfb/wfb1999/taiwa
                                    Activity:
                                                                                                  n/taiwan_geography.ht    Chapter 28
                                    Using a population map of China and other
                                                                                                  ml                       pp. 698-699
                                    resources, write an essay about impact of
                                    geography on patterns of settlement,
                                                                                                  Mongolia Geography
                                    population distribution, economic, and
                                                                                                  http://www.photius.co
                                    political conditions, and resource
                                                                                                  m/wfb1999/mongolia/
                                    distribution. Create a prewriting diagram
                                                                                                  mongolia_geography.h
                                    before writing the essay.
                                                                                                  tml

                                                                                                  The Writing Academy

                                                                                                  Miliken Maps
                                                                                                  East Asia

                                                                                                  Regions Video

                                                                                                  Mindjogger Video
                                                                                                  Quiz-Preview




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 TEKS/TAKS        TIME     Concepts/Processes/Skills         Assessment     Instructional       Textbook
                  Days                                       Resources       Resources
                                                                          Glencoe-Materials
                                                                          Chapter 26
                                                                          Vocabulary Act.
                                                                          Guided Readings
                                                                          Reading Essentials
                                                                          and Study Guide
                                                                          Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                          Reinforcing Skills
                                                                          Daily Focus Drills
                                                                          Enrichment Act




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   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment              Instructional           Textbook
                              Days                                                     Resources                Resources
WG (15)(a) Identify and        3-4   Concept: Government                             http://www.socialstud   China’s Population        Chapter 27
give examples of                          Human Geography:                           iesbenchmarks.org       Policy                    pp. 668-672
different points of view                       Early History                                                http://www.csis.org/ch    pp. 673-679
that influence the                             Modern History                                               ina/020925kaufman.pd
development of public                          Mao                                                          f
policies and decision-                         New China
making processes on                            Culture                              Glencoe-                China’s One Child
local, state, national, and                    Traditions                           Section Quizzes         Policy
international levels.                Activity:                                       Chapter/Unit Test       http://axe.acadiau.ca/~
                                     Pair students, assigning one student the role                           043638z/one-child/
                                     of a government official and the other a
                                     Chinese citizen. Students will prepare a two-
                                     minute debate on China’s population policy                              Mindjogger Video
                                     to present to the class.                                                Quiz-Preview

                                                                                                             Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                             Chapter 27
                                                                                                             Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                             Guided Readings
                                                                                                             Reading Essentials
                                                                                                             and Study Guide
                                                                                                             Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                             Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                             Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                             Enrichment Act


                                                                                                             Japan Geography
                                                                                                             http://www.japan-
                                                                                                             guide.com/list/e1000.h
                                                                                                             tml




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                                                  World Geography Studies
                                              Social Studies Scope and Sequence

 TEKS/TAKS        TIME        Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment              Instructional            Textbook
                  Days                                                      Resources                Resources
                                                                                                  North Korea: A
                                                                                                  Country Study
                                                                                                  http://geography.minin
                                                                                                  gco.com/gi/dynamic/o
                                                                                                  ffsite.htm?site=http://l
                                                                                                  cweb2.loc.gov/frd/cs/k
                                                                                                  ptoc.html

                     3-4   Concept: Imperialism                           http://www.socialstud   Japan’s March to
                               China goes Communist                      iesbenchmarks.org       Militarism
                               N. Korea invades S. Korea                                         http://wgordon.web.w
                               DMZ                                                               esleyan.edu/papers/jhi
                               Taiwan-Country or Not?                                            st2.htm
                                                                          Glencoe-
                           Activities:                                    Section Quizzes         Internet Modern
                           Why is the USA concerned with North            Chapter/Unit Test       History Sourcebook:
                           Korea?                                                                 Imperialism

                           Analyze Japan’s quest for territory                                    http://www.fordham.e
                           throughout the 19th and 20th century. How                              du/halsall/mod/modsb
                           did the geography of Japan relate to its                               ook34.html
                           foreign policy and international political
                           relations?                                                             Mindjogger Video
                                                                                                  Quiz-Preview
                           Find examples where Japanese culture is                                Glencoe-Materials
                           being influenced by American culture; for                              Chapter 28
                           example, consider fast-food restaurants.                               Vocabulary Act.
                           Evaluate their influence on Japanese culture                           Guided Readings
                           and Japan-US relations post-World War II.                              Reading Essentials
                                                                                                  and Study Guide
                                                                                                  Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                                                  Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                                  Daily Focus Drills43
                                                                                                  Enrichment Act




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                                            Social Studies Scope and Sequence


                                Southeast Asia & Australia, Oceania, & Antarctica


     Archipelago
     Insular                                                         Lagoon
     Flora                                                           Krill
     Fauna                                                           Wattle
     Endemic                                                         Doldrums
     Deciduous                                                       Manuka
     Urbanization                                                    Lichen
     Primate City                                                    Crevasse
     Maritime                                                        Strine
     Sphere of Influence                                             Pidgin English
     Buffer State                                                    Clan
     Wat                                                             Boomerang
     Batik                                                           Trust Territory
     Longhouses                                                      Dominion
     Paddy                                                           Fale
     Sickle                                                          Station
     Lode                                                            Grazier
     Interdependent                                                  Copra
     Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN)                  Marsupial
     Freeport                                                        Introduced Species
     Shifting Cultivation                                            Food Web
     Artesian Well                                                   Ozone Layer
     Coral                                                           El Nino Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
     Atoll                                                           Diatom




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                                                    Social Studies Scope and Sequence

  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                    Assessment              Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                   Resources                Resources
                                                 Southeast Asia (12 days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG(21)(c)Construct and        2-3   Concept: Geography                                                    Southeast Asia
interpret maps to answer            Examine the physical features of the region.                          Physical Geography
geographic questions,                                                                                     http://geography.asu.e
infer geographic                    Activities:                                   http://www.socialstud   du/fall2000/121mange
relationships, and analyze          Students will work in Kagan pair-share        iesbenchmarks.org       r/seasia.PDF
geographic change.                  groups to illustrate their map skills while                                                    Chapter 29
TAKS Objective 5                    completing a physical/political map of the                            Miliken Maps             pp. 719-724
                                    region.                                                               Southeast Asia           pp. 725-729

                                    Students will work independently on maps of                           Regions Video
                                    the region.
                                                                                                          Mindjogger Video
                                    Students will work in Kagan round table       Glencoe-                Quiz-Preview
                                    groups to create a three-dimensional map of   Section Quizzes         Regions Video
                                    the region, using construction paper.         Chapter/Unit Test

                                    Students working in Kagan Think-Pair-Share                            Glencoe-Materials
                                    groups will complete the graphic organizers                           Chapter 29
                                    on pg. 798.                                                           Vocabulary Act.
                                                                                                          Guided Readings
                                    Students should take notes over the                                   Reading Essentials
                                    information as they read in an organized                              and Study Guide
                                    manner using the graphic organizers on pg.                            Daily Lecture Notes
                                    805.                                                                  Reinforcing Skills
                                                                                  http://www.socialstud   Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                  iesbenchmarks.org       Enrichment Act




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   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                   Assessment     Instructional         Textbook
                              Days                                                  Resources       Resources
WG(8)(b)Compare ways           1-2   Concept: Climate and Vegetation                             History/Evolution of    Chapter 30
that humans depend on,               Categorize the climate and vegetation of the                ASEAN                   pp. 735-739
adapt to, and modify the             region by identifying the characteristics of                http://www.eppo.go.th   pp. 740-745
physical environment                 the places in the region.                                   /inter/asean/asean-     pp. 748-753
using local, state,                                                                              sec/ASEAN-
national, and international                                                                      History.htm
human activities in a
variety of cultural and                                                                          Mindjogger Video
technological contexts.                                                                          Quiz-Preview
TAKS Objective 5
                                                                                                 Glencoe-Materials
                                                                                                 Chapter 30
                                                                                                 Vocabulary Act.
WG (16)(c) Compare life                                                                          Guided Readings         Chapter 30
in a variety of cities and           Concept: Interdependence                                    Reading Essentials      pp. 746-747
nations in the world to                   Human Geography:                                       and Study Guide
evaluate the relationships                     History                                          Daily Lecture Notes
involved in political,                         Early cultures                                   Reinforcing Skills
economic, social, and                          Colonialism and Independence                     Daily Focus Drills
environmental changes.                         Culture                                          Enrichment Act
                                               Traditions                                                               Chapter 31
                                               Economic development                             ARBEC – ASEAN             p. 763
                                                                                                 http://www.arbec.com.
                                               Political development
                                                                                                 my/
WG (14)(b) Explain how                         Settlement
forces of conflict and                         Agriculture
                                                                                                 History/Evolution of
cooperation influence the                      Challenges                                       ASEAN                   Chapter 31
allocation of control of                       Population Patterns
Earth’s surface such as                                                                          http://www.eppo.go.th   pp. 762-765
                                     Activity:                                                   /inter/asean/asean-
the formation of                     Trace the formation of ASEAN, including
congressional voting                                                                             sec/ASEAN-
                                     the forces of conflict and cooperation that                 History.htm
districts or free trade              influenced its creation.
zones.




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                                                   Social Studies Scope and Sequence

  TEKS/TAKS                 TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment          Instructional         Textbook
                            Days                                                    Resources            Resources

                                                                                                      Mindjogger Video
                                                                                                      Quiz-Preview

                                   Concept: Technology                                                Glencoe-Materials
WG (20)(a) Describe the            Analyze the role technology has had in the                         Chapter 30
impact of new                      growth of SE Asia as a major production                            Vocabulary Act.
technologies, new                  center for goods.                                                  Guided Readings
markets, and revised                                                                                  Reading Essentials
perceptions of resources.                                                                             and Study Guide
TAKS Objective 2                   Activity:                                                          Daily Lecture Notes
                                   Describe how technology has affected the       R4TSS: Obj. 2       Reinforcing Skills
                                   resources and economy of Southeast Asia.                           Daily Focus Drills
                                                                                                      Enrichment Act


                                                                                  Glencoe-            ARBEC – ASEAN
                                                                                  Section Quizzes     Review of
                                   Concept: Technology                            Chapter/Unit Test   Biodiversity and
                                                                                                      Environmental
WG (18)(b) Analyze                 Activity:                                                          Conservation
cultural changes in                Research the changes in culture since the                          http://www.arbec.com.
specific regions.                  introduction of American television                                my/
                                   broadcasts in this region. Write a paragraph
                                   evaluating the results.
                                                                                                      R4TSS: Obj. 2

                                                                                                      Map and Graph:
                                                                                                      Southeast Asia
                                                                                                      http://www.nationmast
                                                                                                      er.com/graph-
                                                                                                      T/geo_pre/SEA




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                                   Social Studies Scope and Sequence

 TEKS/TAKS        TIME     Concepts/Processes/Skills        Assessment       Instructional           Textbook
                  Days                                      Resources         Resources
                                                                           The Writing Academy


                                                                           Mindjogger Video
                                                                           Quiz-Preview

                                                                           Glencoe-Materials
                                                                           Chapter 31
                                                                           Vocabulary Act.
                                                                           Guided Readings
                                                                           Reading Essentials
                                                                           and Study Guide
                                                                           Daily Lecture Notes
                                                                           Reinforcing Skills
                                                                           Daily Focus Drills
                                                                           Enrichment Act


                                                                           Political and Cultural
                                                                           Geography
                                                                           http://www.seasite.niu.
                                                                           edu/crossroads/russell/
                                                                           seageog.htm


                                                                           Teaching Modules for
                                                                           the Study of Southeast
                                                                           Asia
                                                                           http://www.niu.edu/cs
                                                                           eas/outreach/teaching_
                                                                           modules.htm




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                                                    Social Studies Scope and Sequence

  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                  Assessment            Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                 Resources              Resources
                                        Australia, Oceania, and Antarctica (14 Days @ 50 minutes per day)
WG(21)(c)Construct and        2-3   Concept: Geography                                                Maps                     Chapter 32
interpret maps to answer            Examine the physical features of the region.                      http://www.lib.utexas.   pp. 793-798
geographic questions,                    Landforms                              Glencoe-             edu/maps/index.html
infer geographic                         Water bodies                           Section Quizzes
relationships, and analyze               Climates                               Chapter/Unit Test    Maps
geographic change.                       Resources                                                   http://www.inweh.unu.
TAKS Objective 5                         Vegetation                                                  edu/unuinweh/Mapdat
                                                                                                      abase/Maps%20of%20
                                    Activities:                                                       Australia%20and%20
                                    Students will work in Kagan pair-share                            Region_1.html
                                    groups to illustrate their map skills while
                                    completing a physical/political map of the                        NGS-Picture Packs
                                    region.                                                           Australia / Oceania

                                    Students will work independently on maps of
                                    the region.                                                       Regions Video

                                    Students will work in Kagan round table                           Mindjogger Video
                                    groups to create a three-dimensional map of                       Quiz-Preview
                                    the region, using construction paper.

                                    Students working in Kagan Think-Pair-Share                        Milliken Maps
                                    groups will complete the graphic organizers                       World
                                    on pg. 798.

                                    Students should take notes over the                               Kagan Cooperative
                                    information as they read in an organized                          Learning Structures
                                    manner using the graphic organizers on pg.
                                    805.




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                                                     Social Studies Scope and Sequence

   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment          Instructional         Textbook
                              Days                                                      Resources            Resources

WG(8)(b)Compare ways           1-2   Concept: Climate and Vegetation                  Glencoe-            Glencoe-Materials       Chapter 32
that humans depend on,               Categorize the climate and vegetation of the     Section Quizzes     Chapter 32              pp. 799-803
adapt to, and modify the             region by identifying the characteristics of     Chapter/Unit Test   Vocabulary Activity
physical environment                 the places in the region.                                            Guided Readings
using local, state,                                                                                       Reading Essentials
national, and international          Activities:                                                          and Study Guide
human activities in a                Students working in Kagan groups will                                Daily Lecture Notes
variety of cultural and              brainstorm the types of vegetation and                               Reinforcing Skills
technological contexts.              climate found in Australia and the other areas                       Daily Focus Drills
TAKS Objective 5                     in the region.                                                       Enrichment Activity

                                     Students will complete a graphic organizer                           Graphic Organizers
                                     comparing the climates of Australia and New                          http://www.freeology.
                                     Zealand, they may use the one on pg. 803 or                          com/graphicorgs/home
                                     create their own.                                                    frames/notetaker_hom
                                                                                                          e.html

                                                                                                          Graphic Organizers
                                                                                                          http://www.eduplace.c
                                                                                                          om/graphicorganizer/

WG (1)(a) Analyze the          1-2   Concept: Population                                                  Mindjogger Video        Chapter 33
effects of physical and              Determine the origin of the different peoples                        Quiz-Preview            pp. 811-815
human geographic                     of the region and how migration has              Glencoe-                                      p. 829
patterns and processes on            influenced population patterns.                  Section Quizzes     Kagan Cooperative
events in the past and                                                                Chapter/Unit Test   Learning Structures
describe their effects on            Activities:
present conditions,                  Have students work in Kagan groups to                                Glencoe-Materials
including significant                create a graphic organizer over the peoples of                       Chapter 33
physical features and                the region. See p. 829.                                              Vocabulary Activity
environmental conditions                                                                                  Guided Readings
that influenced migration                                                                                 Reading Essentials




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                       Assessment          Instructional         Textbook
                             Days                                                      Resources            Resources
patterns in the past and            Students working in Kagan groups will take                           and Study Guide
shaped the distribution of          on the role of a group of people migrating to                        Daily Lecture Notes
culture groups today                the region. They will choose where the will                          Reinforcing Skills
TAKS Objective 2                    land their boats, they then must write a brief                       Daily Focus Drills
                                    essay detailing why they chose this place and                        Enrichment Activity
WG (6)(b) Explain the               how they expect to survive.                      Glencoe-
processes that have                                                                  Section Quizzes     Darryl Anderson,
caused cities to grow                                                                Chapter/Unit Test   Surviving the Outback
such as locations along                                                                                  http://www.outbackma
transportation routes,                                                                                   n.com/
availability of resources
that have attracted the                                                                                  The Writing Academy
settlers and economic
activities, and continued
access to other cities and
resources.
TAKS Objective 2
WG(18)(a) Describe the        1-2   Concept: History and Government                                      Kagan’s Cooperative     Chapter 33
impact of general                   Compare the region’s countries history and                           Learning Structures     pp. 816-821
processes such as                   governments. How did European                    Glencoe-
migration, war, trade,              colonization impact the indigenous peoples?      Section Quizzes
independent inventions,                                                              Chapter/Unit Test
and diffusion of ideas and
motivations on cultural             Activity:
change.                             Have the students form Kagan Round Table
TAKS Objective 3                    groups and then have each group choose a
                                    country to research from the region. The
WG(1)(a) Analyze the                main focus of their research should be the
effects of physical and             form and structure of the national
human geographic                    government in that country. Have the group
patterns and processes on           create a graphic that compares and contrasts
events in the past and              their country’s government with that of the
describe their effects on           U.S. See p. 818




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment          Instructional          Textbook
                             Days                                                     Resources            Resources
present conditions,                 Students working in Kagan pairs should
including significant               complete the graphic organizer on p. 821
physical features and
environmental conditions
that influenced migration
patterns in the past and
shaped the distribution of
culture groups today.
TAKS Objective 2

WG(21)(c)Construct and
interpret maps to answer
geographic questions,
infer geographic
relationships, and analyze          Concept: Exploration
geographic change.            1     Determine the factors that characterize an                          Kagan’s Cooperative      Chapter 33
TAKS Objective 5                    explorer.                                                           Learning Structures      pp. 822-823

                                    Activity:
                                    Before the students read the section, Journey                       http://www.south-
                                    to the Bottom of the World, have them                               pole.com/p0000107.ht
                                    brainstorm things that characterize people                          m
                                    who are explorers.
                                                                                                        http://www.centennial
                                    After reading the selection have the students                       offlight.gov/essay/Exp
                                    do a compare/contrast between Byrd and                              lorers_Record_Setters
                                    another explorer from the past. Compare the                         _and_Daredevils/south
                                    dangers faced, challenges to overcome, and                          _pole/EX20.htm
                                    the significance of their discoveries.
                                                                                                        http://www.infoplease.
                                    Have students working in Kagan groups           Glencoe-            com/ce6/world/A0856
                                    research Antarctica to continue the timeline    Section Quizzes     635.html
                                    on p. 823.                                      Chapter/Unit Test




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  TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                     Assessment    Instructional        Textbook
                             Days                                                    Resources      Resources
WG(18)(a) Describe the              Concept: Culture
impact of general                   How have the peoples of the region adapted                    Kagan’s Cooperative   Chapter 33
processes such as                   to the environment in which they live and                     Learning Structures   pp. 824-827
migration, war, trade,        1-2   how do they express their diversity? What
independent inventions,             outside factors have had significant impact
and diffusion of ideas and          on the native culture?
motivations on cultural
change.                             Activity:
TAKS Objective 3                    Students working in Kagan’s T-P-S groups
                                    will complete the graphic organizer on p.
WG (10)(c) Compare the              827.
ways people satisfy their
basic needs through the             Students working in Kagan’s Round Table
production of goods and             groups will take an area of the region and
services such as                    create a timeline from when the original
subsistence agriculture             people arrived to present day. It should
versus market-oriented              include all major influences to the area, such
agriculture or cottage              as colonization, war, technology advances,
industries versus                   etc.
commercial industries.
TAKS Objective 3

WG (5)(b) Analyze
political, economic,
social, and demographic
data to determine the
level of development and
standard of living in
nations.
TAKS Objective 3




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   TEKS/TAKS                  TIME      Concepts/Processes/Skills                      Assessment          Instructional       Textbook
                              Days                                                     Resources            Resources
WG (10)(c) Compare the               Concept: Economy                                Glencoe-                                  Chapter 34
ways people satisfy their            Determine the types of economic activities of   Section Quizzes     Mindjogger Video      pp. 833-837
basic needs through the              the region.                                     Chapter/Unit Test   Quiz-Preview
production of goods and        1-2
services such as                     Activity:                                                           Kagan Cooperative
subsistence agriculture              Have the students working in Kagan Round                            Learning Structures
versus market-oriented               Table groups create a chart or graph showing
agriculture or cottage               the products produced in the different areas                        Glencoe-Materials
industries versus                    of the region. Have them research the value                         Chapter 34
commercial industries.               of these products and what the chief import                         Vocabulary Activity
TAKS Objective 3                     for each area is.                                                   Guided Readings
                                                                                                         Reading Essentials
WG(8)(b)Compare ways                 Have the students working in Kagan Round                            and Study Guide
that humans depend on,               Table groups complete the graphic organizer                         Daily Lecture Notes
adapt to, and modify the             on p. 837.                                                          Reinforcing Skills
physical environment                                                                                     Daily Focus Drills
using local, state,                  Concept: People and Their Environment                               Enrichment Activity
national, and international          Generate a hypothesis of why the region has                                               Chapter 34
human activities in a                such unique landforms and animals.                                                        pp. 838-841
variety of cultural and        1-2
technological contexts.
TAKS Objective 5/3                   Activity:
                                     Have the students work in Kagan groups to
WG (5)(b) Analyze                    categorize the unusual animals of the region
political, economic,                 and possible relatives on other continents.
social, and demographic
data to determine the
level of development and
standard of living in
nations.
TAKS Objective 3

Curriculum Benchmark Assessment 8, Questions and Answer Key




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