WEEK

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Course: 7th Grade SS Teacher: Altherr
WEEK: ____August 12th______________
Unit Title: Middle East
Unit Big Idea: Geography/Environmental Issues of the Middle East
Standards to Address in Unit: SS7G5, SS7G6, SS7G7
ASSESSMENTS
Diagnostic:
Preconceived Notions about the ME brainstorm
Major Unit concepts and vocabulary
CLOSING
WORK PERIOD
OPENING
STANDARD/
EQ
1. Physical Features of the ME:
Euphrates, Jordan, and Tigris Rivers,
Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of
Hormuz, Gaza Strip, Red and
Arabian Seas
MONDAY
What comes to mind when
you think of the Middle
East? What are the
physical features? (SS7G5)
Introductions and Class
Rules
Group work- Chart things
that come to mind when
you think of the ME.
Categorize the info.
Group share- class
brainstorm of ME
preconceived notions.
Discussion. Watch SCIS
video clip. How does the
clip fit/not fit with our
notions?
Assign physical and
political map for HW
Formative:
Map quiz- date TBD
2. Countries/capitals to know:
Afghanistan, Egypt, Iran, Iraq,
Israel, Lebanon, Kuwait, Saudi
Arabia, Syria, Turkey
3. Oil in the MEOPEC, oil reserves, oil
production
TUESDAY
Why are people attracted to
certain regions in which to
live? (SS7G5a,b/SSG7a,b)
ELACC6-8RH2/RH7
Show satellite picture of MEHypothesize: Where do most
people in the ME live?
Review map work using ME
Geography PPT
WEDNESDAY
How has the discovery of oil
affected the people in the
Middle East (SS7G7b)
Picture Analysis: What is the
theme of the pictures? What
emotions are connected to
the pictures? Why is the
theme important?
Analyze a night-time satellite
image and several maps to
determine where people live
in the ME and why. Watch a
video on the Nile and read
article on Tigris and
Euphrates to analyze further.
Summarize how deserts and
rivers affect where people
live in the ME
Oil in the ME PPT. Discuss
main concepts. Read page
134 in the textbook and
answer questions. Read
Petroleum Basics and OPEC.
Answer questions about
OPEC.
Discuss oil’s importance and
review the main goals of
OPEC
Summative:
ME Geography Test- date TBD
4. Water Pollution in the MEDesalination, aquifers
THURSDAY
How has the discovery of oil
affected the people in the
Middle East (SS7G7b)
ELACC6-8WHST9
Map review
Close Read of Petroleum
Basics and OPEC. Discuss.
Group work- SCIS Activity: Oil
Case Study—analyze
alternative to the current oil
situation.
Look at Where’s the World’s
Oil? Pick one of the discussion
questions to answer for HW.
5.
FRIDAY
Discuss Learning Styles
Computer Lab: Take Renzulli
Learning learning profile
online.
DIFFERENTIATION
TECHNOLOGY
Small group- discussion,
brainstorming.
Large group- class
participation, discussion
Kinesthetic- map making
Teacher led: Video
incorporation
Individual work, group work,
class discussion. Higher order
thinking: analysis of maps
and citing evidence.
Teacher led: Video
incorporation
Individual work, group work,
class discussion.
Comprehension questions
today.
Individual work, group work,
class discussion. Higher order
thinking questions today.
Students will find out their
learning style. They will be
grouped according to
learning style in the future.
Student led: Renzulli
Learning (online)
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