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World Geography SOL 1e: Disputed Areas Map Activity

World Geography Disputed Areas Map Activity

Disputed Areas Powerpoint WG 1e_

 Disputed Areas activity map activity

Disputed Areas 1e Question Sheet


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Lesson Plans World History II SOL 5e

Lesson Plans World History II SOL 5e Mercantilism and the Atlantic Dash for Cash

I. Abstract

  1. This entry is for use within a 90 minute, 9-12, World History II class. It can be used as a stand-alone lesson or it can be divided-up into smaller lessons as part of each individual SOL. Students will examine content related to Mercantilism. The skills students will practice include identifying political boundaries, analyzing primary and secondary sources, and analyzing the impact of economic forces. The student outcome will be demonstrating knowledge by describing and evaluating mercantilism.

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SOL 2cde Review Questions: 9/12-15/14

Answer the following questions using your notes, maps, and textbook.

A. Identify what religions are found in:

Europe: The Americas (N and S): Africa:
Middle East (Ottoman Empire): India: Eastern Asia

B. Describe any TWO trade routes. Tell me approximately where it started and ended.

C. Why are trade routes important?

D. Which empire traded in:

E. List one scientific/technological advancement that came from:
-Middle East

F. Which scientific/technological advancement do you thin is the MOST important? Why?


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Map Assignment Sept 7th-8th 2014

►Create a map of any room in your house

►Include the following elements:

►1. Title

►2. Compass Rose

►3. Include at least 3 symbols (you can make them-up!) and a key that tells me what they are.

►4. Include a scale: 1-inch on your map= approx. how many feet?

►5. Include an equator (0 degrees) and a Prime Meridian that divides the paper in half

►6. Include 2 lines of latitude and 2 lines of longitude. Label each line accordingly with the correct degrees and direction.

7. Select one item from your key and give the approximate longitude and latitude.

8. Maps have colors, lines, and boundaries. So should yours.

9. You may hand-draw it OR make it on the computer. Either way I need a physical copy.

map of room example

Example(s) from class:





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World Geo First Day

Label the Following on your map(RA6-7)

  • United States
  • Brazil
  • Russia
  • Mexico
  • South Africa
  • Bolivia
  • Peru
  • Australia
    • Canada
    • China
    • Japan
    • New Zealand
    • Indonesia
    • Great Britain
    • Ireland
    • Spain
    • Nigeria
    • India
    • Iran


      Saudi Arabia

      Atlantic Ocean

      Pacific Ocean

      Artic Ocean

      Indian Ocean


      Prime Meridian

      Tropic of Capricorn

      Tropic of Cancer

Greenland (Denmark

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World History II Intro

Please watch the video and respond to the question in the comments below:
Note: This World History Two course runs from the year 1500-modern day. We will start the course with Empires and end the course learning about the twin “T’s” of modern society: Terrorism and Technology.  Towards the end of the course we will make brief references to the Arab Spring and ongoing situation in the Ukraine (and any other World Event that happens). We will also watch an occasional and relevant John Green Video (yes, THAT John Green).

1. What do you think the point of learning history is? Explain.

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World Geography Intro

Watch the video and respond to the question in the comments below.

 Why do you think it is important to learn geography?


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