Unit #6 - Russia and Eurasia
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Unit #6 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Monday, Jan. 6
Tuesday, Jan. 7
Wednesday, Jan. 8
Thursday, Jan. 9
Friday, Jan. 10
Monday, Jan. 13
Tuesday, Jan. 14
Wednesday, Jan. 15
Thursday, Jan. 16
Friday, Jan. 17
Unit #6 Test
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
Unit #6, and
the First
Six-Weeks, and

measure the
objectives learned.
Russian History Part 1
Regions of Russia
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Maps of Russia and Eurasia
Central Asia
The Caucasus
Russia/Eurasia Demographics
Demographics Chart
Russia Map Project
Russian History Timeline
Mapping Russia
In this unit students will study Russia and the countries of Central
Asia.  They will learn about Russian history, and study how climate
affects human settlement and economic activities.  Students will also
learn how demographics can help to explain the standard of living
in various countries and regions.  There will also be an opportunity
to compare and contrast the Command Economic System of the
USSR with the Free Market System of present day Russia.
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Russian History Part 2
Russia Map Project
Review for Unit #6 TEST
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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.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.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.7A Construct and analyze population pyramids and use other data, graphics, and maps to describe the population characteristics of different societies and to predict future population trends.
    WG.7C Describe trends in world population growth and distribution.
WG.8 Geography. The student understands how people, places, and environments are connected and interdependent. The student is expected to:
    WG.8C Evaluate the economic and political relationships between settlements and the environment, including sustainable development and renewable/non-renewable resources
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 assubsistence agriculture versus commercial agriculture or cottage industries
                  versus commercial industries.
WG.11 Economics. The student understands how geography influences economic activities. The student is expected to:
    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.18 Culture. The student understands the ways in which cultures change and maintain continuity. The student is expected to:
    WG.18B Assess causes, effects, and perceptions of conflicts between groups of people, including modern genocides and terrorism.
WG.20 Science, technology, and society. The student understands how current technology affects human interaction. The student is expected to:
    WG.20A Describe the impact of new information technologies such as the Internet, Global Positioning System (GPS), or Geographic Information Systems (GIS).
    WG.20B Examine the economic, environmental, and social effects of technology such as medical advancements or changing trade patterns on societies at different levels of development.
Eurasian Countries
Russian History Timeline
Russian History Timeline
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
Without the 30% Discount
Study Guide
Enrichment/Alternative Assignments
Space Race
End of the Soviet Union
Soviet Expansion
Russia's Government
Russia Revealed
Russian History Timeline
Read: Chapter 14-2
Human Geo of Russia/Eurasia
Read: Chapter 14-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 14-1
Physical Geo of Russia/Eurasia
Read: Chapter 19-2
Human Geo of Central Asia
Read: Chapter 19-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 19-1
Physical Geo of Central Asia
Mapping Russia
Work Day - No Classes
Unit #6 - Russia and Eurasia