Unit #11 - Asia-Pacific
Mainland Southeast Asia
Unit #11 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Assignment
Activities
Day/Date
Monday, Apr. 23
Tuesday, Apr. 24
Wednesday, Apr. 25
Thursday, Apr. 26
Friday, Apr. 27
Monday, Apr. 30
Tuesday, May 1
Wednesday, May 2
Thursday, May 3
Friday, May 4
Monday, May 7
Tuesday, May 8
Wednesday, May 9
Thursday, May 10
Friday, May 11
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Maps of Asia-Pacific
Review and Prepare for Unit #11 TEST
Unit #11 TEST
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
Southeast Asia Islands
Overview of
Southeast Asia
Cultures of
Southeast Asia
Natural Hazards
of Southeast Asia
Colonial Legacy
of Southeast Asia
Patterns of
Southeast Asia
Features of
Southeast Asia
Colonial Legacy
Patterns of Southeast Asia
Natural Hazards Asia-Pacific
Mapping Southeast Asia
Patterns of
Southeast Asia
Polynesia
Micronesia
Melanesia
Australia, New Zealand
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Singapore:
Hard Drive City
Discovery Atlas:
Australia Revealed
Australia & Pacific
Video Quiz/Review
Video Quiz/Review
Video Quiz/Review
Features of Australia and the Pacific
Features of Australia & the Pacific
Geography and
Settlement
"The Land
Down Under"
New Zealand and
the Pacific Islands
Asian Megapest Article
Australia Fast Facts
All About Australia
Cultures Chart
Cultures in Isolation
In Unit #11 the class will explore Southeast Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Islands.  
Students will examine how physical features affect human settlement and the development
of culture.  Students will investigate issues such as child labor and global warming/climate
change.  They will explore the "Ring of Fire" and how natural hazards affect the region.  
The class will examine natural wonders such as Ayers Rock and the Great Barrier Reef.  
Finally students will explore Antarctica at "The Bottom of the World."
Antarctica
"The Bottom of the World"
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Unit Objectives
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.6 Geography. The student understands the types, patterns, and processes of settlement. The student is expected to:
    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.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.8B Describe the interaction between humans and the physical environment and analyze the consequences of extreme weather and other natural disasters such as El Niño,
                 floods, tsunamis, and volcanoes.
WG.9 Geography. The student understands the concept of region as an area of Earth's surface with related geographic characteristics. The student is expected to:
    WG.9A Identify physical and/or human factors such as climate, vegetation, language, trade networks, political units, river systems, and religion that constitute a region.   
    WG.9B Describe different types of regions, including formal, functional, and perceptual regions.
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.10C Compare the ways people satisfy their basic needs through the production of goods and services such as subsistence agriculture versus commercial agriculture or cottage industries
                  versus commercial industries.
    WG.10D Compare global trade patterns over time and examine the implications of globalization, including outsourcing and free trade zones.
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.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.15B Explain how citizenship practices, public policies, and decision making may be influenced by cultural beliefs, including nationalism and patriotism.
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.16A Describe distinctive cultural patterns and landscapes associated with different places in Texas, the United States, and other regions of the world and how these patterns influenced the
                  processes of innovation and diffusion.
    WG.16B Describe elements of culture, including language, religion, beliefs and customs, institutions, and technologies.
    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.18 Culture. The student understands the ways in which cultures change and maintain continuity. The student is expected to:
    WG.18C Identify examples of cultures that maintain traditional ways, including traditional economies.
PowerPoint
Mapskills
Project/Group
Writing
Video
Test
Discussion
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Study Guide
Features of
Southeast Asia
Mapping Asia-Pacific
Asia-Pacific
Natural Hazards
of Asia-Pacific
Adapting to the Cold
People in Antarctica
Monday, May 14
Tuesday, May 15
Wednesday, May 16
Thursday, May 17
Friday, May 18
STAAR EOC - Biology
STAAR EOC - Algebra I
Climate Change: Rising Water - Sinking Islands
Sinking Nations
Antarctica
Climate Change Activity
Read: Chapter 31-2
Human Geo of SE Asia
Read: Chapter 31-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 31-1
Physical Geo of SE Asia
Read: Chapter 32-2
Human Geo of Aust/NZ
Read: Chapter 32-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 32-1
Physical Geo of Aust/NZ
Read: Chapter 33-2
Human Geo of Oceania
Read: Chapter 31-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 33-1
Physical Geo of Oceania
Read: Pages 847-853
Antarctica
TRS