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    Thursday, September 9 & Friday, September 10

    1. Distribute text books
    2. Review Course Outline, Expectations, Course Organization
      • Assessment:  Core Competencies vs Curricular Competencies
      • Homework vs Assignments/Formal Assessments
      • Utilizing MOODLE, Teacher BLOG, TEAMS
    3. Set up GEO12 Digital Portfolio/Blog; post link on TEAMS
    4. *Ongoing until END of SEMESTER 1:
      1. Observations of the World Through a New Lens
        1. Create a section in your Digital Portfolio for this
        2. Keep ongoing entries in Course Portfolio on phenomena/events related to Geography
          • Description of what it is/was
          • Your rationale/meaning/thoughts
    5. Intro to GEO and the FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY
      • Go over FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY ASSIGNMENT 1 (student choice of working in groups of TWO or individually) and ASSIGNMENT 2 (individual only)
      • Research/View/Discuss materials on FIVE THEMES of GEOGRAPHY (video on MOODLE/TEAMS plus own research for understanding)
      • Start working/gathering details for Assignment 1
    6. HOMEWORK –
      • Due next period:
        • Physical + Human Geography in Canada (view and understand on MOODLE)
      • Due Monday September 13
        • Read UNIT 1 in text book pp.1-14
        • Assessment/Discussion for Understanding from reading will take place Monday

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