In Geography, we will concentrate on the countries that make up the Western Hemisphere.
In the second semester, we will apply knowledge gained from the first semester to help us focus on the countries in North America, Central America,South America and the Caribbean.
1st 9 weeks: Foundations of Geography: Tools of Geography, Mapping Skills, Elements of Physical & Human Geography
2nd 9 weeks: United States and Canada: Five Themes of Geography, Seven Essential Elements of Culture, Physical & Human Characteristics of United States & Canada, Diversity & Exchange, United States & Canada past & present.
3rd 9 weeks: Mexico, Central America, and the Antilles: Physical & Human characteristics of Mexico, Central America, & the Caribbean, Countries’ Past & Present, Diversity of these Countries.
4th 9 weeks: South America: Physical & Human Characteristics of South America, Countries’ Past & Present.
Curriculum Standards: The standards taught can be found on the State Department of Education website.http://ok.gov/sde/oklahoma-academic-standards