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UNIT ONE: Toward Independence

Lesson 22

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LANDFORMS

LEFT SIDE
PAGE 50

1
WARM-UP

What is a "square"?
Write a definition for the word "square".

What is a "pencil"?
Write a definition for the word "pencil".

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
4
Attach the Inquiry Activity on Landforms.
  • Create your own definitions based on the characteristics you observe from the attached map.
  • Using your knowledge, textbook, or parents, cite one example for each landform listed.

RIGHT SIDE
PAGE 51

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
2
OBJECTIVES:
  • Apply the skill of attributing (defining) to the Earth's landforms.
  • Define the Earth's major types of landforms.

3
NOTES:
  • How to Define or Attribute
    • List (brainstorm) Characteristics.
    • Narrow Characteristics.
      • Those charcteristics shared by ALL of the specific object.
    • Write a Definition.
    • Test Your Definition by Looking at Examples.
    • If Necessary, Re-work the Definition.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Attach the Reading on Landforms.
  • Read and underline important information.
  • Create "Cornell Notes" (two-column) for the reading.
    • QUESTIONS you create on the Left Side
    • ANSWERS to your questions on the Right Side

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CORNELL NOTES:

QUESTIONS
ANSWERS
What are landforms?
  • shapes of the land areas on the surface of the Earth
What are the four major types of landforms?
  • plains, plateaus, hills, mountains

What are the two main characterisitcs used to describe and clasify landforms?

  • relief
    • texture of the land
      • flat (little change in shape)
      • sharp (a lot of change in shape)
  • elevation
    • height of the land
      • distance above or below sea level
      • measured in feet or meters
What is the topography of the ocean like?
   OR
How is the ocean floor like the land of the Earth's surface?
  • similar to the land
    • has mountains, hills, plains, and plateaus
  • underwater mountains
    • if they break the surface they are called islands

7
Attach the Practice on Landforms.

 
Relief
Elevation
Landform
Canyon
Cape
Cliff
Coastline
 Continent
 Delta
Hill
Island
Isthmus
Mountain
Peninsula
Plain
Plateau
Swamp
Valley