• AP Human Geography Unit 7 Agriculture Lesson Plans - 2022

     

    Day 1: Monday, March 7th 

    Objectives: Students will analyze the origins of Agriculture. 

    Activities:

    1. In your own words, what is agriculture?
    • Collect Chapter 10 Key Issue 1 
    1. Start Guns, Germs, & Steel episode 1 with Video Guide (35 Min)

    HW: Hand out Agriculture Origins and Revolutions W.S. Due Wednesday

     

    Day 2: Tuesday, March 8th

    Objectives: Students will analyze the origins of Agriculture and its hearths.  Students will analyze globalization and the effects of the Columbian Exchange on the World’s diet. 

    Activities:

    1. Finish Guns, Germs, and Steel episode 1 with Video Guide (15 Min)
    2. Read the New World Food article and answer questions
    3. Crop Hearths and Relocation Diffusion PPT with Notes Guide 

    HW: Finish the Agriculture, Origins and Revolutions W.S. Packet / Due tomorrow

     

    Day 3: Wednesday, March 9th 

    Objectives: Students will identify and explain/examine the effects of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd Agricultural Revolutions on the world’s population. (Hint: Think about the DTM and migration) 

    Activities:

    1. Intro to Agriculture PPT and the three revolutions / with notes guide 

     HW: Ch. 10, Key Issue #3 (extremely long section) due Friday



    Day 4: Thursday, March 10th

    Objectives: Students will analyze the different types of agriculture in MDC’s and LDC’s.

    Activities:

    1. Discuss Types of Agriculture (Subsistence Agriculture) (PPT / Guided Notes)

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7LqAJoD-PpA&t=3s

    HW: Ch. 10, Key Issue #3 (extremely long section) due tomorrow

     

    Day 5: Friday, March 11th

    Objectives: Students will analyze the different types of agriculture in MDC’s and LDC’s.

    Activities:

    1. Discuss Commercial Agriculture (PPT / Guided Notes)
    2. Watch HBO Vice: Meathooked

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QkPBam3qO34

    HW: Key Issue #2 Tuesday



    Day 6:  Monday, March 14th 

    Objective: Students will look at the commercial production of food in the United States.

    Activities:

    1. America Revealed EdPuzzle
    • Look at the positives and negatives of Commercial Farming

    HW: Finish the last 15 minutes of the video and turn in the EdPuzzle

            Key Issue #2 due tomorrow

     

    Day 7: Tuesday, March 15th

    No School - Teachers Institute Day

     

    Day 8: Wednesday, March 16th

    Objectives: Students will look at food insecurity in rural and urban areas and how it can lead to serious medical issues. Students will analyze the connections between the food we and other cultures eat, and what it tells us about development, economics, quality of life, and globalization.

    Activity:

    1. Food Swamps and Deserts
    2. Guerilla Gardener video clip (10 Min)
    3. Food insecurity PPT (Causes/Riddles)

    HW: Food Insecurity Handouts

            Key Issue #4 is due Monday

            South America Map / Vocab Quiz is Friday, March 18th  

     

    Day 9: Thursday, March 17th

    Students will analyze the current issues facing food supply and the challenges associated with the different strategies used to increase it. Students will also be able to identify pros and cons of GMO’s.

     Activities:

    1. Questions on the Food Insecurity Hand out
    2. Strategies to Increase Food Supply/Sustainable Agriculture and GMO’s PPT with notes guide
      1. Watch “The Future of Farming and Agriculture “
      2. Watch Terrace Farming short video

    HW: South America and Unit 7 Vocab Quiz is tomorrow

            Key Issue #4 is due Monday

     

    Day 10:  Friday, March 18th 

    Objectives: Students will also be able to identify pros and cons of GMO’s. Students will analyze the current issues facing food supply and the challenges associated with the different strategies used to increase it. Students will be assessed on Agriculture Vocabulary and South American Countries

    Activities:

    1. Take the South American and Unit 7 Vocab Quiz
    2. Finish discussing Positives and Negatives of GMO’s
    3. The Meatrix and Store Wars Videos

    HW: Hand out the study guide

            Key Issue #4 Due Monday

     

    Day 11: Monday, March 21st  

    Objectives: Students will analyze Von Thunen’s Agricultural Model & be able to explain each of the rings. Students will be assessed on Unit 7 by completing the take home FRQ.

    Activities:

    1. List one example of how food preservation shows development.
    2. Discuss the Von Thunen Model (PPT)

     

     HW: Complete AP Classroom Questions

             Study for the Unit 7 Test

             Complete Reflection Sheet

     

    Day 12: Tuesday, March 22nd    

    Objective: Students will also be able to identify pros and cons of GMO’s.

    Activity:

    1. Watch “King Corn” (EdPuzzle) 60 minute video
    2. Posible Catch Up Day
    3. AP Classroom Questions

    HW: Study for the Unit 7 Test on Agriculture

           

    Day 13: Wednesday, March 23rd

    Objective: Students will review for their Unit 7 Test

    Activities:

    1. Play Kahoot 

    HW: Study for the Unit 7 Test

            Complete the reflection sheet

     

    Day 14: Thursday, March 24th

    Objective: Students will be assessed on their knowledge of Unit 7 through an FRQ essay

    Activities:

    1. Unit 7 FRQ Essay

    HW: Study for the Unit 7 Test

            Complete the reflection sheet

     

    Day 15: Friday, March 25th 

    Objective: Students will be assessed on their knowledge of Unit 7 through a MC exam

    Activities:

    1. Unit 7 MC Test

    HW: Key Issue #1 due Monday after Spring break 

            Unit 8 Vocab chart due Tuesday after break