Geography and Washington State History
Instructor: Marc Costanza
Washington: A State of Contrasts
- Text as guide
- One project per semester
- Group activities
- Testing; Pop quizzes (when/if reading is required as homework)
- In the News due every Friday; Where in the World (begins in Winter)
- Field trip to Ft. Casey and Ebey’s Landing (Early January) after Washington State Unit.
Focus: Washington State history. Sept to about Mid November. Tests are open book.
There is also the chance to take a test by-pass (mini projects after each section, must be done https://blockly.games/by due date, all sections must be done to receive credit)
Exploring the three cities that use to make up Bellingham.
9/28 Finding Native American Reservations
9/14 Where in Washington Game
9/7/22 Giant Washington Map
Homework: 20% (work not accepted once chapter/unit assessment is done)
In The News: 20% (2nd Semester—10%, Where in the World 10%)
Projects: First Semester—Pecha Kucha 20/20 (influential Washingtonian, economic activity, or geographic feature)
Second Semester–Inventions of the Industrial Revolution
Extra Credit–posted in TEAMS. I suggest checking the TEAM’s page regularly for these, especially during February and March.
How a caravel works: https://youtu.be/FZSOGgLpgPk