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World Geography: Part 1Welcome to SS071: World Geography: Part 1!Please read the information in this syllabus before proceeding to the course materials.Credits .5 creditPrerequisites World HistoryINSTRUCTIONAL TEAMDr. Enoch L. Salter Jr.esalter@ashworthcollege.eduOur Academic Advisors are also available to help you when you need it. They are trained to provideanswers to your questions about the course or program.Phone: 1-800-224-7234Hours: 9AM – 6PM (Eastern Standard Time), Monday-FridayMAILJames Madison High School6625 The Corners Parkway, Suite 500Norcross, GA 30092TEXTBOOKGeography: The Human and Physical World. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2018.COURSE DESCRIPTIONWithin this course, we will begin by looking at the Earth as part of the universe. From there, we will lookat how geography is used. Then we will look at the geography, culture, history and economic activities ofNorth America, South America, the Caribbean, Europe, Australia, New Zealand and Oceania.LEARNING OBJECTIVESAfter completing World Geography: Part 1, students will be able to: Understand how human, physical and environmental components of the world interact. Describe the regional geography of the world, particularly from the perspective of how human,physical and environmental components of the world interact. Describe geographic theory and its use in understanding real world processes. Use geographic analytical skills that can be applied to a variety of research and professional taskswhere the analysis of spatial information is required. Discuss key historical events as related to the countries we have studied. Explain economic activities and systems used within the countries we have studied. Explain current migration trends.

LESSONSLesson 1:Lesson 2:Lesson 3:Lesson 4:Lesson 5:Lesson 6:TOPICSBasics of Geography. Chapters 1-4The United States and Canada. Chapters 5-6Latin America. Chapters 7-9Northern, Western and Southern Europe. Chapters 10-12Eastern Europe and Russia. Chapters 13-14Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. Chapter 32-33GRADINGThe following point totals correspond to the following grades:POINTSGRADE100-9089-8079-7065-69Below 65ABCDFJames Madison High School allows 2 attempts on exams. If a student is not satisfied with his/herscore on the 1st attempt, an exam may be resubmitted. The 2nd attempt is not required as long asthe final course average is above 65%. The higher of the 2 attempts will be the score that countstowards the final average.Exams are timed and once you begin an exam, the timer runs continuously, even if you leave thecourse. Refer to the exam instructions for the time limit (in most cases 3 hours), but the time limitcannot be spread over multiple days.GRADE WEIGHTTOPICLesson 1Lesson 2Lesson 3Lesson 4Lesson 5Lesson 6MidtermACTIVITYPERCENTAGEMC QuizMC QuizMC QuizMC QuizMC QuizMC QuizMC Quiz13.5%13.5%13.5%13.5%13.5%13.5%19%

ACADEMIC AND COURSE POLICIESPlease see the Academic Policies section in the James Madison High School Catalog for information onCourse policies, including the Exam/Assignment Retake Policy, Grading Policy, Academic Honesty Policy,and Student Conduct Policy.

World Geography: Part 2Welcome to SS072: World Geography Part 2!Please read the information in this syllabus before proceeding to the course materials.Credits .5 creditPrerequisites SS071INSTRUCTIONAL TEAMDr. Enoch L. Salter Jr.esalter@ashworthcollege.eduOur Academic Advisors are also available to help you when you need it. They are trained to provideanswers to your questions about the course or program.Phone: 1-800-224-7234Hours: 9AM – 6PM (Eastern Standard Time), Monday-FridayMAILJames Madison High School6625 The Corners Parkway, Suite 500Norcross, GA 30092TEXTBOOKGeography: The Human and Physical World. New York, NY: McGraw Hill, 2018.COURSE DESCRIPTIONWithin this course, we will begin by looking at the Earth as part of the universe. From there, we will lookat how geography is used. Then we will look at the geography, culture, history and economic activities ofAsia and Africa.LEARNING OBJECTIVESAfter completing World Geography: Part 2, students will be able to: Understand how human, physical and environmental components of the world interact. Describe the regional geography of the world, particularly from the perspective of how human,physical and environmental components of the world interact. Describe geographic theory and its use in understanding real world processes. Use geographic analytical skills that can be applied to a variety of research and professional taskswhere the analysis of spatial information is required. Discuss key historical events as related to the countries we have studied. Explain economic activities and systems used within the countries we have studied. Explain current migration trends.

LESSONSLesson 1:Lesson 2:Lesson 3:Lesson 4:Lesson 5:TOPICSSouthwest and Central Asia, Chapters 16-19North, East and West Africa, Chapters 15, 21 and 22.Africa Continued, Chapters 20, 23 and 24South Asia, Chapters 25-27East Asia: Chapters 28-31GRADINGThe following point totals correspond to the following grades:POINTSGRADE100-9089-8079-7065-69Below 65ABCDFJames Madison High School allows 2 attempts on exams. If a student is not satisfied with his/herscore on the 1st attempt, an exam may be resubmitted. The 2nd attempt is not required as long asthe final course average is above 65%. The higher of the 2 attempts will be the score that countstowards the final average.Exams are timed and once you begin an exam, the timer runs continuously, even if you leave thecourse. Refer to the exam instructions for the time limit (in most cases 3 hours), but the time limitcannot be spread over multiple days.GRADE WEIGHTTOPICLesson 1Lesson 2Lesson 3Lesson 4Lesson 5Final Exam (Lessons 1-5)ACADEMIC AND COURSE POLICIESACTIVITYPERCENTAGEMC QuizMC QuizMC QuizMC QuizMC QuizMC Quiz15%15%15%15%15%25%

Please see the Academic Policies section in the James Madison High School Catalog for information onCourse policies, including the Exam/Assignment Retake Policy, Grading Policy, Academic Honesty Policy,and Student Conduct Policy.

LESSONS TOPICS Lesson 1: Basics of Geography. Chapters 1-4 Lesson 2: The United States and Canada. Chapters 5-6 Lesson 3: Latin America. Chapters 7-9 Lesson 4: Northern, Western and Southern Europe. Chapters 10-12 Lesson 5: Eastern Europe and Russia. Chapters 13-14 Lesson 6: Australia, New Zealand and Oceania. Chapter 32-33

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