Unit #9 - South Asia
South Asia
Monday, Feb. 22
Tuesday, Feb. 23
Wednesday, Feb. 24
Thursday, Feb. 25
Friday, Feb. 26
Monday, March 1
Tuesday, March 2
Wednesday, March 3
Thursday, March 4
Friday, March 5
Monday, March 8
Tuesday, March 9
Wednesday, March 10
Thursday, March 11
Friday, March 12
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Maps of South Asia
Review and Prepare for Unit #9 TEST
Unit #9 TEST
These three days will
be used to review the
information and
skills presented in
this unit and
measure the
objectives learned.
Patterns of South Asia
Physical Geography of South Asia
Countrys of South Asia
Cultures of South Asia
Afghanistan Mapskills
Physical Features of South Asia
Features of South Asia
Demographics of South Asia
Demographics  Project
Population Pyramid
Natural Hazards Chart
India: Life in the City
Child Labor Handout
Culture & Religion Chart
Comparing Religions of South Asia
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
India Revealed
Video Quiz/Review
Video Quiz/Review
Tale of Two Indias Article
Role of Religion in India
Comparing Daily
Life India and USA
Making Comparisons
Pros and Cons Handout
Essay - Students will choose from 3-4 writing prompts
and produce an essay that is 1-2 pages during the class
period.
Unit #9 will cover South Asia.  The class will examine the effects of monsoons and
the Himalayas, and  on human activities.  In this unit students will learn about the
religions of Buddhism, Hinduism, Sikhism.  They will study the interactions of the
four main religions in this region.  Students will explore issues relating to India's
immense population and compare demographic information from South Asia.  We
will also investigate India's transition from developing to developed country.  
Individual students will research the countries if South Asia and present their
findings.
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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.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.3C Examine the physical processes that affect the lithosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and biosphere.   
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.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.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.8C Evaluate the economic and political relationships between settlements and the environment, including sustainable development and renewable/non-renewable resources.   
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.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.   
Understanding & Correcting Test Mistakes
Last Day to Turn in Missing Work
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Study Guide
Enrichment/Alternative Assignments
Natural Hazards Chart
Religions Chart
Working in a Sweatshop
Read: Chapter 25-2
Human Geo of India
Read: Chapter 25-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 25-1
Physical Geo of India
Read: Chapter 26-2
Human Geo of Pakistan
Read: Chapter 26-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 26-1
Physical Geo of Pakistan
Read: Chapter 27-2
Human Geo of South Asia
Read: Chapter 27-3
People & Environment
Read: Chapter 27-1
Physical Geo of South Asia
India
Unit #9 - South Asia
Demographics of South Asia
Unit #9 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Assignment
Daily Activities
Day/Date
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
Reading
PowerPoint
Mapskills
Writing
Video
Visually Based
Question
Test
Class/Group
Activity
Graphic
Organizer
Reading
Primary
Sources
Research
Notes
Review
Quiz
Document Based
Question
TRS
Small
Group
Video &
Discussion
Resources
Essay
Notes and Discussion
Notes and Discussion
Notes and Discussion
Video and Discussion
Notes and Discussion
Video and Discussion
Demographics  Project
Population Pyramid