BRING THE ADIRONDACKS INTO YOUR CLASSROOM
|5 Themes of Geography - in the Adirondacks
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|Grade: 9th Grade
Class: Global Studies
|NYS Content Area Standard:
|NYS Interdisciplinary Standard:
English Language Arts:
Standard 1: Language for Information and Understanding
|Adirondack Curriculum Content Area:
Human HistoryNatural History
|Investigative Question or Issue: What features of the Adirondacks apply to the 5 Themes of Geography?|
This challenge originally created by P. Destito, K. Gavigan & K. Gradel.
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In teams, each group will create a product around one of the assigned themes of geography. These themes are location, place, human-environment interaction, region and movement.
Produced at the 2008 Adirondack Geography Institute and revised by the ACP.
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|Standard/Criteria:||Points Possible:||Points Awarded:|
Product contains title, captions, team member names, key if applicable
Specific Geography theme is communicated clearly:
Presentation introduces members, clarifies their assigned theme, and answers questions in an appropriate manner
Individuals will be evaluated on their performance of their role within the group, as observed by the instructor during the task
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