Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Turn in Current Event HW
- HW Packet and review worksheet- due Thursday (changed)
- Review for Quiz
- Study for QUIZ
- Missing Work...GET IT IN!

Picture of the day:Palm Islands - Dubai, UAE  
Palm Island YouTube

Daily Did you Know:  There were over 32 million cubic meters of sand that were used in making the island into what we see today. Most of this sand came from the ocean floor so they were able to use natural resources that were already in use.


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- HW Packet - due Thursday (changed)
- Current Event on iPads
- Review Worksheet due Thursday
-  Missing Work...GET IN

Picture of the day: Western Wall, Wailing Wall or Kotel, Jerusalem

Daily Did you Know: Jordanians believe that excessive praise of children brings bad luck, so it should be avoided


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Finish Eastern Med. Prezi
- HW Packet - due Tues
- Turn in any missing work!

Picture of the day:The Monastery in Petra, Jordan


Daily Did you Know: National military service is mandatory for all Israeli citizens over the age of 18, although Arab (but not Druze) citizens are exempted if they so please, and other exceptions may be made on religious, physical or psychological grounds.  Men serve three years in the IDF, while women serve two.


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map Quiz

Planners:
- Turn in Middle East Maps, Vocab and Flags
- Eastern Med. Prezi 
- HW Packet - due Tues

Picture of the day:
Temple de Bacchus, Baalbek
Daily Did you Know:  Saudi Arabia’s main land is linked to Bahrain by a bridge and the name Bahrain means “two seas”


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Map Warm-up
- Middle East Maps
      *Due Friday
- Team Flag
      *Due Friday
- Vocab - due Fri
- HW Packet - due Tues

Picture of the day: Bosra, Syria


Daily Did you Know: A sign of Yemeni manhood, the hook-shaped blade known as a Jambiya looks fierce, but is almost never used as a weapon


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map Quiz Friday

Planners:
- Middle East Maps
  * Due Friday
- Team Flag
* Due Friday


Picture of the day: Tomb of Eve - located in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia


Daily Did you Know:  Not all Arabs are Muslim. There are significant populations of Arab Christians throughout the world, including in Lebanon, Syria, Jordan, Northern Africa and Palestine/Israel


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Intro to Middle East

Picture of the day:
Palmyra, Temple of Baal, Syria 

Daily Did you Know:  Saudi Arabia is the world's largest producer of desalinated water. Saudi Arabia is also one of the driest countries in the world.


 
 
Warm-up:
-  No Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Africa Unit Test

- Homework - * Learn Kung Fu  
 * Walk Backwards for a day
 * Learn a super power
 * Learn to walk on your hands


Picture of the day: None Today due to Test

Daily Did you Know:  A popular fashion statement in eastern Africa is to wear a kanga, a large cotton cloth with a message printed on it. Kanga are worn by both men and women and they originated during the nineteenth century in Zanzibar and Mombassa

 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Trivia
- HOMEWORK = STUDYING!!
- Unit Test Tomorrow!! OH NO!
- Turn in any missing work!!  


Picture of the day: Bandiagara Escarpment is the sandstone cliff in the Dogon nation of Mali

Daily Did you Know: Approximately 90% of all cases of malaria worldwide occur in Africa, and 3,000 African children die each day from its effects


 
 
Picture
Warm-up:
-  Warm-up Map

Planners:
- Finish Central/East/South Quiz
- Prepare for Unit Test Feb. 14!!  Work on Study Guide
- Turn in any missing work!!  

Picture of the day:  Joyce Banda, 4th President of Malawi

Daily Did you Know:  Four of the five fastest land animals reside in Africa: the cheetah, the wildebeest, the lion, and the Thomson’s gazelle. All of these animals can run at speeds above 50 miles per hour, with the cheetah reaching a top speed of about 70 miles per hour.


 

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    Mr. Kacel - 7th Grade History Teacher at Waverly Middle School

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