Geography: My Community as a Region
|Region is a conceptual tool that provides a way to organize space.
One class period.
Course CD or student access to Internet (Geography Unit)
- Students read the geography section: Types of Regions.
- Discuss the differences between formal, functional and perceptual regions in Alaska.
- Have them work in small groups and research your community to answer the question: Using our community, how would you view it as a formal region? A functional region? A perceptual region?
- Students respond to the question with a written product and Venn diagram.
AK History: AH. PPE 1
||The written work and diagram answer the questions completely and accurately. Writing is insightful.
Venn diagram is well executed.
|Written work and diagram answer the questions in a complete and accurate manner.
||Work is sketchy and shows little effort to respond to the questions.
||No response to the questions has been developed. Venn diagram has not been attempted.
|Presentation of Work
||Work is legible, coherent and shows extra attention to detail.
||Body of work is legible and coherent.
||Work is messy; shows little effort.
||No work has been presented.
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