Unit #10 - East Asia
JAKOTA Triangle
Unit #10 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Assignment
Activities
Day/Date
Monday, March 20
Tuesday, March 21
Wednesday, March 22
Thursday, March 23
Friday, March 24
Monday, March 27
Tuesday, March 28
Wednesday, March 29
Thursday, March 30
Friday, March 31
Monday, Apr. 3
Tuesday, Apr. 4
Wednesday, Apr. 5
Thursday, Apr. 6
Friday, Apr. 7
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Maps of East Asia
Physical Geography
All About China
Three Gorges Dam
Three Gorges Dam Chart
Japan Revealed Video
East Asia Demographics
East Asia Mapskills
East Asia Demographics Chart
Mapping China
Video Quiz/Review
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Modern China
Made in China Article
The People's Economy
Video
Quiz/Review
What Happened to Japan Article
China Looks to the Future
Comparing Religions
Comparing Religions Chart
History and Culture of Japan
The class will study the Far East in Unit #10.  Students will explore the issue
of over population and how different nations deal with the problem.  They
will examine China's shift from a command economy to a socialist/market
economy.  The class will compare demographic data from the countries in
this region and examine standards of living in those nations. Students will
explain the connections between Asia's immense population and its economic
strength.  The class will also investigate the situation of North and South Korea.
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Unit Objectives
WG.1 History. The student understands how geography and processes of spatial exchange (diffusion) influenced events in the past and helped to shape the present.
  The student is expected to:
    WG.1B Trace the spatial diffusion of phenomena such as the Columbian Exchange or the diffusion of American popular culture and describe the effects on regions of contact.  
WG.2 History. The student understands how people, places, and environments have changed over time and the effects of these changes. The student is expected to:
    WG.2A Describe the human and physical characteristics of the same regions at different periods of time to evaluate relationships between past events and current conditions.  
    WG.2B Explain how changes in societies have led to diverse uses of physical features.  
WG.3 Geography. The student understands how physical processes shape patterns in the physical environment. The student is expected to:
    WG.3B Describe the physical processes that affect the environments of regions, including weather, tectonic forces, erosion, and soil-building processes.  
WG.4 Geography. The student understands the patterns and characteristics of major landforms, climates, and ecosystems of Earth and the interrelated processes that produce them.
       The student is expected to:
    WG.4A Explain how elevation, latitude, wind systems, ocean currents, position on a continent, and mountain barriers influence temperature, precipitation, and distribution of climate regions.  
    WG.4B Describe different landforms and the physical processes that cause their development.  
WG.5 Geography. The student understands how political, economic, and social processes shape cultural patterns and characteristics in various places and regions.
        The student is expected to:
    WG.5A Analyze how the character of a place is related to its political, economic, social, and cultural elements.  
    WG.5B Interpret political, economic, social, and demographic indicators (gross domestic product per capita, life expectancy, literacy, and infant mortality) to determine the level of
          development and standard of living in nations using the terms Human Development Index, less developed, newly industrialized, and more developed.
WG.6 Geography. The student understands the types, patterns, and processes of settlement. The student is expected to:
    WG.6A Locate and describe human and physical features that influence the size and distribution of settlements.  
    WG.6B Explain the processes that have caused changes in settlement patterns, including urbanization, transportation, access to and availability of resources, and economic activities.
WG.7 Geography. The student understands the growth, distribution, movement, and characteristics of world population. The student is expected to:
    WG.7C Describe trends in world population growth and distribution.  
    WG.7D Examine benefits and challenges of globalization, including connectivity, standard of living, pandemics, and loss of local culture.
WG.8 Geography. The student understands how people, places, and environments are connected and interdependent. The student is expected to:
    WG.8A Compare ways that humans depend on, adapt to, and modify the physical environment, including the influences of culture and technology.
WG.10 Economics. The student understands the distribution, characteristics, and interactions of the economic systems in the world. The student is expected to:
    WG.10A Describe the forces that determine the distribution of goods and services in free enterprise, socialist, and communist economic systems.
    WG.10B Classify where specific countries fall along the economic spectrum between free enterprise and communism.  
WG.11 Economics. The student understands how geography influences economic activities. The student is expected to:
    WG.11A Understand the connections between levels of development and economic activities (primary, secondary, tertiary, and quaternary.
    WG.11B Identify the factors affecting the location of different types of economic activities, including subsistence and commercial agriculture, manufacturing, and service industries.  
    WG.11C Assess how changes in climate, resources, and infrastructure (technology, transportation, and communication) affect the location and patterns of economic activities.  
WG.12 Economics. The student understands the economic importance of, and issues related to, the location and management of resources. The student is expected to:
    WG.12A Analyze how the creation, distribution, and management of key natural resources affects the location and patterns of movement of products, money, and people.  
    WG.12B Evaluate the geographic and economic impact of policies related to the development, use, and scarcity of natural resources such as regulations of water.
WG.13 Government. The student understands the spatial characteristics of a variety of global political units. The student is expected to:
    WG.13A Interpret maps to explain the division of land, including man-made and natural borders, into separate political units such as cities, states, or countries.
WG.14 Government. The student understands the processes that influence political divisions, relationships, and policies. The student is expected to:
    WG.14C Analyze the human and physical factors that influence the power to control territory and resources, create conflict/war, and impact international political relations of sovereign nations
                  such as China, the United States, Japan, and Russia and organized nation groups such as the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU).  
WG.15 Citizenship. The student understands how different points of view influence the development of public policies and decision-making processes on local, state, national, and
          international levels. The student is expected to:
    WG.15A Identify and give examples of different points of view that influence the development of public policies and decision-making processes on local, state, national, and international levels.  
WG.16 Culture. The student understands how the components of culture affect the way people live and shape the characteristics of regions. The student is expected to:
    WG.16D Compare life in a variety of urban and rural areas in the world to evaluate political, economic, social, and environmental changes.
WG.17 Culture. The student understands the distribution, patterns, and characteristics of different cultures. The student is expected to:
    WG.17A Describe and compare patterns of culture such as language, religion, land use, education, and customs that make specific regions of the world distinctive.  
    WG.17B Describe major world religions, including animism, Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Sikhism, and their spatial distribution.  
WG.18 Culture. The student understands the ways in which cultures change and maintain continuity. The student is expected to:
    WG.18A Analyze cultural changes in specific regions caused by migration, war, trade, innovations, and diffusion.  
    WG.18D Evaluate the spread of cultural traits to find examples of cultural convergence and divergence such as the spread of democratic ideas, U.S.-based fast-food franchises, the
                  English language, technology, or global sports.  
WG.19 Science, technology, and society. The student understands the impact of technology and human modifications on the physical environment. The student is expected to:
    WG.19A Evaluate the significance of major technological innovations in the areas of transportation and energy that have been used to modify the physical environment.  
    WG.19B Analyze ways technological innovations such as air conditioning and desalinization have allowed humans to adapt to places.
PowerPoint
Mapskills
Project/Group
Writing
Video
Test
Discussion
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
Three Gorges Dam Chart
Enrichment/Alternative Assignments
Religions of East Asia
China Challenge
Article
North Korea Government
North Korea
China Revealed
Monday, Apr. 10
Tuesday, Apr. 11
Wednesday, Apr. 12
Thursday, Apr. 13
Friday, Apr. 14
Unit #10/Six Weeks TEST
Review and Prepare for Unit #10 TEST/Six Weeks EXAM
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
the First Six-Weeks,
and measure the
objectives learned.
China's Population
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
End of Six Weeks
Study Guide
The Two Koreas
Mongolia & Tibet
Taiwan
Read: Chapter 28-2
Human Geo of China
Read: Chapter 28-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 28-1
Physical Geo of China
Read: Chapter 28-2
Human Geo of China
Read: Chapter 28-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 28-1
Physical Geo of China
Read: Chapter 29-2
Human Geo of Japan
Read: Chapter 29-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 29-1
Physical Geo of Japan
Read: Chapter 30-2
Human Geo of the Koreas
Read: Chapter 30-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 30-1
Physical Geo of the Koreas
China and Mongolia
English I & II EOC Exam
North Korea Map
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Geography of Japan
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