Monday, October 8, 2012

USA Map Practice!

This weekend, play the USA map game at this link.

Here's a song to help you memorize the different states.

When you've played the game and listened to the song, complete the following:

  1. Write your heading on top of a piece of loose leaf paper
  2. Record your score on this sheet of paper
Bring it to class on Monday for 10 points!

Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Great Migration Narratives Project

Two African American men head north.

Welcome to our class blog!

Today you will create a presentation to demonstrate what you have learned about the Great Migration.

This is a 40 point project grade. You will also get a 20 point grade for your presentation.

At the end of the period, you will have to:
  • E-mail a copy of your completed PowerPoint to me
  • Save a copy to my flash drive
If you are not finished, you will need to complete it tonight!

How to take a Screenshot
Do the following to take a screenshot of the Great Migration GIS site:
  • Select the county from your letter
  • Zoom in so you can see it more clearly
  • On your keyboard, hold down the "Alt" key and press "Print Screen"
  • Go to the slide you want to place the image on
  • On your keyboard, hold down the "Ctrl" key and press the "V" key
  • Re-size your screenshot to fit the slide

Images from the Great Migration

In this post, you will find many images from the Great Migration.

You can view a larger version of the pictures by clicking on them.

To copy them, right click on the image, select "copy," and paste it into your PowerPoint.