Geography – 5th Period Wednesday
$325.00 – $375.00
Teacher: Grace Miller
Flight Information: (Course Description)
In this course students will take an adventurous Trip Around the World to explore each of the seven continents one at a time, studying the following areas: GEOGRAPHY (land forms, rivers, countries & cities, climate), HISTORY (brief overview of the history of each continent), RELIGION (Dominant religion/s of each continent; impact on Christianity), CULTURE (government, economics, society, thought & learning, art, language), KEY PEOPLE (missionaries, historical & political figures, artists, scientists), CURRENT EVENTS/ISSUES (political, social, religious issues). NATIVE PLANTS & ANIMALS. Activities & assignments will include mapping, research, fact charts, vocabulary drills, games, songs, skill testing, some artistic expression, and food preparation.
Flight Guidelines: Students will be expected to participate in class discussions, complete assigned homework on time, prepare reports & projects, learn geography songs for each region to aid in memorization, and maintain a tidy, organized notebook.
Homework: 3-4+ hours/week (depending on depth of study if using as a family adventure – see*)
Packing List: (Textbooks and Materials)
- Around the World in 180 Days* (Student book)
- Geography Songs (CD or digital) By Larry & Kathy Troxel
- Geography Notebook
- 5” 3-ring binder
- 8-pack colored tab dividers
- Books of interest (from the suggested list in workbook – may be available from the library)
- Other supplies (TBD)
NOTE: The *curriculum is multi-age level. I will be teaching this class at a 6-8th grade level, but this could easily become a family adventure that you could carry out with your other students at home. If you choose to do that, let me know as I will