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UNIT ONE: Toward Independence

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ENDURING UNDERSTANDINGS AND GUIDING QUESTIONS FOR EXPLORING GEOGRAPHY

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WARM-UP

  Asking questions is a GOOD way to learn.
Questions HELP GUIDE your study.
Agree or Disagree?
Why?

 
What information would YOU like to learn about geography this year?

Know AT WHAT You Are Aiming!

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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In the Future...
 
I-Search Project
 
A self-directed research project;
based upon a question YOU develop to guide your search for information;
about a topic that interests you.
 
For more information about I-Search Projects,
 
This is a GREAT way to earn extra credit!

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Attach Unit 1's Guiding Questions.
  • How does the land shape the people and the people shape the land?
    • What does the land (topography, climate, vegetation) look like?

    • How does the land influence how people live?

    • How do the people change their land to better meet their needs? 

  • What are the cultural and geographical characteristics that unite an area creating regions?
    • What are the characteristics (physical and human) that group parts of the Earth together? 

  • How is cultural contact a catalyst for change?
    • What types of contact did/does people have with other people?

    • How does/did this contact affect the country? 

  • How does the distribution of resources affect the interaction between people?
    • What are the resources (human and natural) of a country or region?

    • How do the resources of a country or region influence how it interacts with other countries?