Unit #9 - South Asia
South Asia
Unit #9 Daily Lessons (Subject to change)
Assignment
Activities
Day/Date
Monday, Feb. 26
Tuesday, Feb. 27
Wednesday, Feb. 28
Thursday, March 1
Friday, March 2
Monday, March 5
Tuesday, March 6
Wednesday, March 7
Thursday, March 8
Friday, March 9
Monday, March 19
Tuesday, March 20
Wednesday, March 21
Thursday, March 22
Friday, March 23
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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 Activity
Afghanistan Mapskills
Physical Features
of South Asia
Features of South Asia
Population Demographics  of South Asia
Demographics  Project
Begin Natural
Hazards Chart
Natural Hazards
of South Asia
India: Life
in the City
Child Labor Activity
Child Labor Handout
Culture & Religion Chart
Comparing Religions
of South Asia
Comparing Religions of South Asia
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
**Note: Any assignments NOT completed in class will be considered HOMEWORK**
India Revealed
Video Quiz/Review
Video Quiz/Review
Developing India
Tale of Two Indias Article
Role of Religion in India
Comparing Daily
Life India and USA
Making Comparisons
Monsoons: Good & Bad
Pros and Cons Handout
Natural Hazards
of South Asia
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.   
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
Enrichment/Alternative Assignments
Field Day - No PM Classes
Complete 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
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