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    AP Human Geography Lesson Plans Unit II (Population and Migration)

     

    Day 1: Thursday, 9/16, 2021

    Objective: Students will gain a perspective on the demographics of the world’s population and how fast it is growing. Students will discuss & write about where population concentrations are located in the world and why.

     Activities:

    1. Ch. #2, Key Issue #1 is due
    2. BW: Interesting Item from Village of 100 people video
    3. Population Concentration and Densities Notes with notes guide

    HW: Hand out the Asia Map and Vocab Chart (Quiz is Tuesday, Sept. 28)

           Watch the Loom video on Demography and take notes on it.

           

    Day 2: Friday, 9/17,2021

    Objective:  Students will define key terms for the study of “demography” and analyze population pyramids. Discuss population structures.

    Activities:

    1. BW: Pear Deck: Name one physical geographic feature that most populations tend to gather near. Go over Demography Terms
    1. Population Pyramids (20 Min.)

    - What does it possibly tell us about the country (Values,  Education,  Job outlook, PoteKey Issue #2 and

      HW:  Key Issue #3 (Up to Question #5) due tomorrow

                Complete 10 vocab cards

     

    Day 3: Monday, 9/20,2021

    Objective: Objective: Students will view the stages of the world’s population stages and analyze the causes on how a country moves from one stage to another.

    Activities:

    1. Students will watch a Loom video on the DTM and complete the Model W.S.
    2. Watch the Hans Rosling video on  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jbkSRLYSojo and https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fTznEIZRkLg

    HW: Finish Key Issue #3 by Wednesday

            Complete 10 Vocab cards

     

    Day 4: Tuesday 9/21,2021

    Objective: Students will view the stages of the world’s population stages and analyze the causes of how a country moves from one stage to another.

    Activities:

    1. Pear Deck Review of the Population Pyramids, DTM, CBR and CDR 
    2. Read the article on “Chicago’s Life Expectancy” (10 Min.)
    1. Analyze Australia, Bangladesh and Cote d’Iviore Population pyramids. Sudents discuss which stage of the DTM they believe each country is in and why.  Students must be able to support their answer by giving

              evidence from the DTM chart (20 min)

    HW: Work on Vocab cards / Complete 10

     

    Day 5: Wednesday, 9/22, 2021 

    Objective: Read, define, and calculate “doubling time,” “natural growth rate,” and “overall growth rate.” Analyze data and determine possible population problems 

    Activities:

    1. Doubling Time group exercise 
    • Read as a class the into page to the Doubling Time exercise

     HW: Students complete the Doubling Time W.S. Reflection Questions

     

    Day 6: Thursday, 9/23, 2021

    Objective:Read, define, and calculate “doubling time,” “natural growth rate,” and “overall growth rate.” Analyze data and determine possible population problems. Analyze population policies around the world. 

    Activities:

    1. Doubling Time Exercise Reflection

              - Discuss the Summary Questions

    1. Assign Population Policy Notes and Articles
    • Include issues in India, Japan, China, Germany, U.S.
    • Groups broken up to read 1 article

    HW:  Complete 10 vocab cards

     

    Day 7: Friday, 9/24, 2021

    Objective: View and Discuss population issues in various countries. Create possible solutions.

    Activities:

    1. Complete the “Population Policy” PPT
    • Groups present their article
    • Watch the video on China’s 2 Child Policy
    1. Work time: Vocab cards, Asia Map

    HW: Work on 20 Vocab Cards / Quiz is next Tuesday

     

    Day 8 : Monday 9/27, 2021 

    Objective: View and Discuss population issues in various countries. Create possible solutions. 

    Activities:

    1. Watch  “World in the Balance; The People Paradox” and complete the worksheet (45 min)

    HW: Complete 10 vocab cards

           Work on Asia Map

     

    Day 9: Tuesday, 9/28,2021

    Objective : Students will take a quiz to demonstrate their understanding of the Unit 2 vocab and Asia Map.

    View and Discuss population issues in various countries. Create possible solutions. 

    Activities:

    1. Finish the “World in Balance; the People Paradox” and complete the W.S. (30 Min.)
    2. Take the Unit 2 vocab and Asia Map Quiz

    HW: Loom video on Malthus Theory, Neo - Malthisians and Critics of Malthus / Take notes

           Key Issue #4 due Thursday

     

    Day 10: Wednesday, 9/29, 2021

    Objective: Discuss & Compare & Contrast Malthus/Neo-Malthusians & Critics. Use the DTM and Epidemiological Transition to explain the reasons for these diseases in each area.

    Activities:

    1. Discuss the Loom video on Malthus Theory, Neo - Malthisians and Critics of Malthus by looking at some documents that either back up his theory or contradict him.
    2. Discuss the Epidemiological Transition Model

    HW: Key Issue #4 due tomorrow. You do not have to turn it in. (Quiz on it)

                

    Day 11: Thursday, 9/30, 2021

    Objective: Assessed on Chapter 2 Key Issues 4. Use the DTM and Epidemiological Transition to explain the reasons for these diseases in each area.

    Activities:

    1. Key Issue 4 Reading Quiz
    2. Go over Disease Most Likely to Kill Us W.S together in class.

    HW: Ch. #3, Key Issue #1 and #2 due Monday

     

    Day 12: Friday, 10/1, 2021

    Object: Compare and Contrast Movement Vs. Migration. Identify Ravenstein's Laws of Migration

    Activities:

    1. Introduce the Migrant Interview Assignment
    2. Migration vs. Movement and Ravenstein’s Laws of Migration PPT

    HW: Ch. #3, Key Issue #1 and #2 due Monday

     

     

    Day 13: Monday, 10/4/21

    Objective:  Analyze the push / pull factors of migration. Evaluate legitimacy as to reasons why people migrate. 

    Activities:

    1. Finish Ravenstein’s Laws of Migration

    HW: Watch the EdPuzzle on the History of Migration into the United States (12 min)

            Complete 10 vocab words

     

    Day 14: Tuesday, 10/5/21

    Objective: Analyze the push / pull factors of migration. Evaluate legitimacy as to reasons why people migrate. 

    Activities:

    1. Pear Deck on Ravenstein’s Laws of Migration
    2. Analyze the Push and Pull migration factors in the song from “West Side Story”  

                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qy6wo2wpT2k

            3. “Why People Migrate” PPT

        HW: Ch. 3, Key Issue #3 due Thursday

            Assign AP Classroom Population and Migration Questions

             Migration Interview Questions due tomorrow

     

    Day 15: Wednesday, 10/6/21

    Objective: Analyze the push / pull factors of migration. Evaluate legitimacy as to reasons why people migrate. 

    Activities:

    1. Finish “Why People Migrate” PPT
    2. Watch video clip on “Life in Syria”

    HW : Key Issue #3 is due tomorrow

     

    Day 16: Thursday, 10/7/21

    Objective:  Students will analyze the push/pull factors and the struggles of refugees. 

    Activities:

    1. PPT on “Refugees, Displaced Persons, Asylum”
    2. Begin watching ,” God Grew Tired of Us “(40 Min.)

    HW: Ch. #3 Key Issue #4 due Wednesday

     

    Day 17: Friday, 10/8/21

    Objective:  Students will analyze the push/pull factors and the struggles of refugees. 

    Activities:

    1. Finish watching God Grew Tired of Us video with guide (60 Min.)

    HW: Ch. #3 Key Issue #4 due Tuesday

            Complete AP Classroom Questions by Friday (10/15)

            Vocab chart due Friday, (10/15)

            Hand out the Unit 2 Study Guide

     

    Day 18: Monday, 10/11/21

    No School - Columbus Day  

     

    Day 19: Tuesday, 10/12/21

    Objective: Analyze the push and pull factors of migration. Evaluate their legitimacy as reasons why people migrate.  

    Activities:

    1. Make sure your Immigrant Interview Assignment is turned in.
    2. Finish the video, “God Grew Tired of Us”.

    HW: Key Issue #4 is due Thursday

     

    Day 20: Wednesday, 10/13/21

    SAT Testing Day

     

    Day 21: Thursday, 10/14/21

    Objective: Analyze current immigration issues in the United States.  Argue your given perspective using support and evidence from multiple sources.

    Activities:

    1. Pear Deck: Name three source countries for US Immigration and their time periods of migration. (5 min)
    2. Pear Deck on Immigration Vocab / Scenarios / Push and Pull Factors (5 Min)
    3. Ch. 3, Key Issue #4 Quiz (10 Min.)
    4. “Why the U.S. has so many Undocumented Immigrants” Video (6 Min.) and discuss

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iKHl__BEsD0

    • Discuss Legal and Illegal Immigration / Quota Laws
    1. Migrants and the Darien Gap / Migrant Trek (5 Min.) and discuss 

                 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EyPgX5RAzWg

    1. “Migrants at the Border” video ( 9 min) and discuss)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aItfxSRG-rU&t=259s

    HW: Vocab Chart due tomorrow

     

    Day 22: Friday, 10/12/21

    Objective: Identify migration patterns in US History and explain how they relate to global issues at the time.

    Activities:

    1. We will work on the “History of American Migration Waves” together #2
    2. Give them hints as to what is on the Unit 2 FRQ

    HW: Finish the Reflection sheet and study for the Unit 2 Exam

     

    Day 23: Monday, 10/18/21

    Objective: Students will be assessed on their knowledge of Unit 2.  

     Activities:

    1. Take the Unit 2 FRQ 

    HW: Study for the Unit 2 M/C Test

            Complete the Reflection Sheet

        

    Day 24: Tuesday, 10/19/21

    Objective: Students will be assessed on their knowledge of Unit 2. 

    Activities:

    1. Take the Unit 2 M/C Test

    HW: Complete 20 vocab words and the Map