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World Geography Calendar
 PP = Power Point Presentation
All TEKS and TAKS can be found at this website: Texas Education Agency
MONDAY
TUESDAY
WEDNESDAY
THURSDAY
FRIDAY

Aug 27

Intro to Class
Syllabus
Student Info Card

Aug 28

Google Earth
3D Globe

Aug 29

Intro to World Geography- PP

Aug 30

Vocabulary -PP
PAWS

Aug 31

Five Themes of World Geography- PP
Pep Rally

^^^^9A, 9B, 22C - Five Themes of World Geography

Sep 3

Labor Day
NO SCHOOL

Sep 4

Five Themes Poster Project

Sept 5th

SUBSTITUTE
- Relative Location
Latitude and Longitude Book Quiz

Sept 6th

Picture Day

Sept 7th

Landform Worksheet

^^^TAKS 9A, 9B, 22C, 4B - Five Themes of World Geography and Landforms

Sept 10

PP - Landforms

Sept 11

PP - Plate Tectonics

Sept 12

PP - Weathering and Erosion

Sept 13

Unit1, 2 Review

Sept 14

Unit 1,2 Test

^^^TAKS 4B, 3B, 21E, 22C, 23B - Landforms and the Earth's Changes

 Sept 17

Constitution Scavenger Hunt

Sept 18

Common Lesson
PP - Climate and Weather

Sept 19

PP - Climategraphs How-To and Practice Worksheet

Sept 20

Quiz - Climategraphs
PP - Impact

Sept 21

PP - Sunlight

^^^TAKS 4A, 3A - Climate and Weather

Sept 24

Teacher Inservice
NO SCHOOL!

Sept 25

PP - Biomes

Sept 26

Review for test!

Sept 27

Unit #2 Test

Sept 28

Movie - Day After Tomorrow

^^^TAKS 3A, 4C, 8C, 22C - Climate and Weather
         

Oct 1

Movie - Day After Tomorrow

Oct 2

Movie - Day After Tomorrow

Oct 3

PP - Demography
Population Pyramid Worksheet (43)

Oct 4

Nova - Population Paradox: India's Population Explosion

Oct 5

Nova - Population Paradox: Japan's Population Decline

^^^TAKS 7A, 7C, 7D, 6A, 21D, 22C Population and Culture

Oct 8

Nova - Population Paradox - Sub-Saharan Africa and AIDS

Oct 9

PP - Hinduism

Oct 10

PP - Buddhism

Oct 11

PP - Judaism and Christianity

Oct 12

Video - Muslim for 30 Days

^^^TAKS 7A, 7B, 7D, 17A, Population and Culture

Oct 15

Teacher Inservice
NO SCHOOL!

Oct 16

PP - Islam

Oct 17

SUB - Testing 1/2 Day and Inservice - No morning classes

Oct 18

PP - ABC's of Culture

Oct 19

Review for Test!

^^^TAKS 7A, 7B, 7D, 17A, Population and Culture

Oct 22

Unit #3 Test

Oct 23

SUB - Inservice
20/20 End of the World

Oct 24

SUB - Inservice
20/20 End of the World

Oct 25

PP - Government

Oct 26

Video - So you Wanna be President?

^^^TAKS 5B, 10A, 11B, 11C, 12B, 22C Political and Economic Systems
SECOND QUARTER

Oct 29

PP - Economics

Oct 30

Video - God grew Tired of Us: Levels of Economic Development

Oct 31

Video - God grew Tired of Us: Levels of Economic Development

Nov 1

Material World Posters

Nov 2

Material World Posters

^^^^ TEKS: 5B, 22C Levels of Economic Development

Nov 5

Create a Country - Introduction and
Review sheet, brainstorm

Nov 6

Create a Country - Bubble Map and
Outline

Nov 7

Create a Country - Posters

Nov 8

Create a Country - Posters

Nov 9

PAC - Veteran's Day

^^^^ TEKS:  THIS PROJECT IS A SUMMATION OF THE BEGINNING OF THE YEAR

Nov 12

Teacher Inservice - NO SCHOOL!

Nov 13

Create a Country - Presentations Xcredt!

Nov 14

SUB - TAGT Conference
Map Packet

Nov 15

SUB - TAGT Conference
Map Packet

Nov 16

SUB - TAGT Conference
Atlas Scavenger Hunt

^^^^ TEKS: 

Nov 19

Video - Trinity and Beyond: American Nuclear Power

Nov 20

Video - Trinity and Beyond: American Nuclear Power

Nov 21

Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov 22

Thanksgiving Holiday

Nov 23

Thanksgiving Holiday

^^^^ TEKS: - The US and Canada

Nov 26

Counselor - Mrs Stephens
Maps: North America,
US States,
Alaska and Hawaii,
Canada

Nov 27

Maps: North America,
US States,
Alaska and Hawaii,
Canada

Nov 28

US States Wiki Project - Introduction

TEST GRADE!!!

Nov 29

US States Wiki Project - Research in the Library

Nov 30

US States Wiki Project - Research in the Computer Lab

^^^^ TEKS: 13A, 13B, 2A, 5A, 8A, 11A, 16C, 6B, 8B, 10B, 11C, 14B, 16B - The US and Canada

Dec 3

US States Wiki Project - Enter Data

Dec 4

US States Wiki Project - Enter Data, Find Photos, and leave comments

Dec 5

US States Wiki Project - Cross link Data

Dec 6

Latin America Political Maps: Central America, South America

Dec 7

PP - Latin America Physical Maps

^^^^ TEKS: 19A, 20A, 22B, 13A, 13B 16C, - Latin America

Dec 10

PP - Mexico
and
Mexico Map

Dec 11

Movie - End of the Spear

Dec 12

Movie - End of the Spear

Dec 13

Movie - End of the Spear

Dec 14

Written Exam 25% of exam grade! Homework if incomplete.

^^^^ TEKS: 2A, 5A, 8A, 11A, 14B, 8B, 10B, 20A - Latin America

Dec 17

Written Exam 25% of exam grade! Homework if incomplete.

Dec 18

Discovery Atlas: Brazil

Dec 19

Discovery Atlas: Brazil

Dec 20

Discovery Atlas: Brazil and Favela in Brazil - time permitting

Dec 21

Christmas Break

^^^^ TEKS: 10B, 10C, 12A, 15C, 1B - Latin America

Jan 7

Brazil - Favela and Google Earth

Jan 8

PP - Central America and the Caribbean

Jan 9

PP - South America

Jan 10

Exam Review

Jan 11

Exam Review

^^^^ TEKS: Latin America, Semester Review

Jan 14

Movie - Nacho Libre: Influence of Luche Libra and the Catholic Church

Jan 15

Movie - Nacho Libre: Influence of Luche Libra and the Catholic Church

Jan 16

EXAMS

Jan 17

EXAMS
Early Dismissal

Jan 18

EXAMS
Early Dismissal

^^^^ Semester Exams
THIRD QUARTER

Jan 21

No School -
Teacher Workday

Jan 22

TAKS Benchmark

Jan 23

TAKS Benchmark

Jan 24

Europe Political and Physical Maps
Video - British Comedy

Jan 25

PP - United Kingdom

^^^^ TEKS: Western Europe 13A, 14C, 15A

Jan 28

PP - France

Jan 29

PP - Germany

Jan 30

PP - Spain and Portugal
Europe Map Quiz

Jan 31

PP - Italy
Disc Atlas Italy

Feb 1

Disc Atlas - Italy

^^^^ TEKS: Western Europe 14A, 22C

Feb 4

Disc Atlas - Italy

Feb 5

PP- Greece

Feb 6

Movie - Greek Wedding 48min

Feb 7

Movie - Greek Wedding 48min

Feb 8

PP - Communism

^^^^ TEKS: Western/ Eastern Europe 14A, 22C, 14A, 2A

Feb 11

PP - Russia

Feb 12

CE - Russia

Feb 13

Test - Europe

Feb 14

Middle East Political and Physical Maps

Feb 15

PP - Terrorism

^^^^ TEKS: Eastern Europe/ Middle East 13A, 13B, 2A, 5A, 13A, 13B

Feb 18

PP - Israel

Feb 19

PAC - Elective Fair
1/2 OF CLASS
PP - Timeline of Terrorism
Worksheet

Feb 20

Video - Jerusalem's Holiest Sites

Feb 21

PP - Iraq

Feb 22

Video - Saddam's Reign of Terror

^^^^ TEKS: Middle East 19B, 2A, 15A, 14C, 1A,

Feb 25

NO SCHOOL
Teacher Workday

Feb 26

PP - Saudi Arabia

Feb 27

PP - Iran

Feb 28

PP - Egypt

Mar 1

Video - Iraq the Lost Generation

^^^^ TEKS:     Middle East 8B, 15B, 17B, 12A, 2B, 16C,

Mar 3

Video - Inside the Great Pyramid - 42min

Mar 4

Video - Inside the Great Pyramid - 42min

Mar 5

TAKS - Freshman Reading

Mar 6

Freshman - Pre-Registration - PAC

Mar 7

PP - Political Cartoons
Create your own political Cartoon

^^^^ TEKS:     Middle East 8A, 19B, 21B

Mar 10

Middle East Test

Mar 11

Movie - Not Without My Daughter - 39min

Mar 12

Movie - Not Without My Daughter - 39min

Mar 13

Movie - Not Without My Daughter - 39min

Mar 14

PAC - Invisible Children

^^^^ TEKS:     Middle East 18B, 22C


Mar 17 - Mar 21 Spring Break - NO SCHOOL

Mar 24

NO SCHOOL
Teacher Workday

Mar 25

SUB - Africa Political and Physical Maps

Mar 26

Write your name in Arabic Activity

Mar 27

PP - Africa's Regions

Mar 28

CE - Why the surge worked

^^^^ TEKS: Africa 13A, 13B, 5A
FOURTH QUARTER

Mar 31

PP - Physical Africa

Apr 1

PP - African Conflict
Colonialism Map

Apr 2

Movie - Hotel Rwanda - 40min

Apr 3

SUB - Movie - Hotel Rwanda - 40min

Apr4

SUB - Movie - Hotel Rwanda - 40min

^^^^ TEKS: Africa 2A, 8A, 16C

Apr 7

Invisible Children

Apr 8

Invisible Children
Emmy

Apr 9

Africa Test

Apr 10

Current Event - Demons that Haunt Africa

Apr 11

South Asia Political and Physical Maps

^^^^ TEKS: Africa 1B, 22C, 13A, 13B, 16C

Apr 14

PP - India

Apr 15

Video - Outsourcing India - 47min

Apr 16

PP - Pakistan and Bangladesh

Apr 17

East Asia Political and Physical Maps

Apr 18

LIBRARY?? Country Wiki - Research in Library - rasco.pbwiki.com

^^^^ TEKS: South Asia 2A, 8A, 5A, 11A, 18B

Apr 21

LIBRARY?? Country Wiki - Research in Library

Apr 22

FLAMINGO - Country Wiki - Research Online

Apr 23

FLAMINGO LAB - Country Wiki - Enter Data

Apr 24

FLAMINGO LAB - Country Wiki - Enter Data

Apr 25

FLAMINGO LAB - Country Wiki - Cross link Data, Leave Comments

^^^^ TEKS: East Asia 13A, 13B, 5A, 14C

Apr 28

PP - Japan

Apr 29

PP - Memoirs
Geisha Intro Video
Movie - 15min

Apr 30

Movie - Memoirs
45min

May 1

TAKS - Freshman Math

May 2

Movie - Memoirs
45min

^^^^ TEKS: East Asia 8A, 16C

May 5

Movie - Memoirs
30 min

May 6

PP - China - Disc Atlas China

May 7

Disc Atlas China

May 8

Disc Atlas China

May 9

PP - Southeast Asia

^^^^ TEKS: East Asia 5A, 16C, 18D

May 12

Video - Inside North Korea

May 13

PP - North and South Korea

May 14

Asia Test

May 15

Australia and Oceania Political and Physical Maps

May 16

PP - Oceania
Disc Atlas Australia

^^^^ TEKS: Australia and Oceania 13A, 13B, 2A, 5A, 11A, 16C, 14A, 22C

May 19

Disc Atlas Australia

May 22

Disc Atlas Australia

May 21

Final Exam Essay

May 22

Final Exam Essay

May 23

NO SCHOOL
Snow Day

^^^^ TEKS: Australia and Oceania - Review of the entire year.

May 26

NO SCHOOL
Snow Day

May 27

Review for Final

May 28

Review for Final

May 29

Movie - Happy Feet

May 30

Movie - Happy Feet

^^^^ TEKS: Antarctica/ Review for Final

Jun 2

EXAMS

Jun 3

EXAMS

Jun 4

EXAMS

Jun 5

NO SCHOOL
Teacher Workday

Jun 6

NO SCHOOL
Summertime!

^^^^ FINAL EXAMS