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History and Geography will not be tackled at the same time, instead we will be covering Geography in the first half of the year and History will follow in the new year. Our H/G periods will be Wednesday mornings during first and second period. We only have H/G once a week, so it's important that if you know you will be absent on Wednesday morning that you speak with me and get caught up when you come back.
This year so far:
To start the year in Grade 8 Geography we will be looking into Patterns and Sustainability of the Global Settlement. You're probably asking yourself, 'what does that exactly mean?' Well that's great question, one that we will be breaking down into easier to understand pieces.
The textbook that we will be using in class is the Nelson Geo8. We only have 21 books to share among our class of 29 students, so if you require a textbook to take home to complete some assigned work then you will have to sign it out at the end of the school day.
Population Patterns and Sustainability, how is our world impacted by itself and by ourselves as individuals. We need to take a deeper look into how our earth is impacted and what is causing the impact. These are two articles that I would like you to read. Develop a summary and an opinion based on the articles.
How Sustainable Communities Work -
5 Green Cities of the Future -