Mr. Brew

8th Grade World Geography

Curriculum:

Discovering World Geography: McGraw-Hill Education 2014

Topics Covered:

Geography of the World

Course Description:

Eight grade World Geography is dedicated to teaching the students about all the continents in the world. Students will be learning about the physical geography, history, people, economy, politics, and cultures of different countries on each continent in the world. Critical thinking skills are emphasized throughout the course as students study World Geography. Students will also work on developing skills in teamwork, note taking, identifying places on a map, and writing essay papers.

Homework:

There will be worksheets, activities, and projects. Assignments are always due the next day unless otherwise noted. There will be two to three essay papers on different countries in the world during the school year.

Tests:

The test schedule will be posted on the website each week so students can plan ahead. Each test