Week of January 30

MONDAY – No School – teacher in service


TUESDAY – This week begins the first of a series of quizzes. There will be a quiz every Friday throughout the month of February. Countries on the quiz will be posted here.

Africa Quiz Game

Africa Quiz #1 – North Africa

  • Algeria
  • Chad
  • Egypt
  • Libya
  • Morocco
  • South Sudan
  • Sudan
  • Tunisia
  • Western Sahara

THURSDAY – We have been working hard on our knowledge of weather and climate.

The learning targets are as follows: 1) I can identify and EXPLAIN the factors that influence climate. 2) I can create a climate graph. 3) I can use the climate data to determine WHICH of the influencing factors of climate have an effect on particular locations.

The end products that students need to complete for this unit are as follows: 1) Notes taken during videos and lectures. 2) A climate graph for one of the following locations – Medford, OR.; Paramaribo, Suriname;Addis Ababa, Ethiopia; Bayanho, Mongolia (data sheets provided in class. 3) A rap song that explains the factors that effect climate (group project). 4) A final exam covering the content.

Climate unit due dates are as follows:

  • Climate Graph: 1/3/17
  • Notes: 1/09/17
  • Final Exam: 1/09/17
  • Climate Rap: 1/14/17

FRIDAY – We worked on our rap songs today. Below are some helpful links.

lyrics – an example of a song with rhymes and near rhymes.

Sites to help with words that rhyme

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