Let’s talk about geography.
1.) What is the study of Geography about?
2.) How does the geography of where you live impact on your life?
3.) How is the geography of the world changing?
Challenge each other to talk about any country for a minute.
Basic Geography Vocabulary
The four cardinal directions are North, East, South and West.
Longitude and latitude are locations on a map.
The weight is how heavy or light something is.
The height is how tall something it.
The length is how long something is.
The width is how wide something is.
LISTENING AND COMPREHENSION
Learn about Canada – A video about Aboriginal culture in Canada
Human Evolution – Watch the video and take notes. Feel free to watch it a second time. Prepare to tell us what you learned.
SPEAKING AND CONVERSATION
What do you know about these countries? – Conversation activity
Take turns asking each other questions. Replace the highlighted words with your own.
A.) What are people from COUNTRY called?
B.) They are called NOUN.
A.) Tell me something about this country.
B.) Sure. Add a FACT. (Add any fact, for example, where it is located, what countries surround it, or something about the culture, geography, or history.)
READING AND WRITING
Isthmus – Natural Geographic reading
Global South – Read the Wikipedia article, and write an essay.
Punctuation tip– Is it US or U.S.?
Both are fine. It’s a good example of why punctuation is complicated. The Britannica Dictionary has this advice.