Symposium Summer 2021

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Summer 7-21-2021


World Geography, World Continents, Land Mass, Land Regions, Diversity, Geographic Landmarkers, Topography, Bodies of Water, Oceans, Seas, North, South, East, West, Cardinal Points, Port Isabel, Texas, Charles Champion Building, Lower Rio Grande Valley


TEKS (Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills): History(C) explain how people and events have influenced local community history. (5) Geography. The student uses simple geographic tools such as maps and globes. The student is expected to: (A) interpret information on maps and globes using basic map elements such as title, orientation (north, south, east, west), and legend/map keys; and (B) create maps to show places and routes within the home, school, and community. (6) Geography. The student understands the locations and characteristics of places and regions in the community, state, and nation. The student is expected to: (A) identify major landforms and bodies of water, including each of the continents and each of the oceans, on maps and globes; (B) locate places of significance, including the local community, Texas, the state capital, the U.S. capital, major cities in Texas, the coast of Texas, Canada, Mexico, and the United States on maps and globes; and (C) examine information from various sources about places and regions.

Lesson objective(s): TLW learn the local history of Port Isabel, TX. TLW learn the history of The Charles Champion Building. TLW be able to locate Port Isabel, TX and the Gulf of Mexico on a map

Differentiation strategies to meet diverse learner needs: 1. Students can differentiate their own presentation. Teacher will offer choices. 2. Buddy system-students can work on project independently or with a buddy 3. Presenting ideas through both auditory and visual means


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