Work for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday (March 8,9,10)


Period 1/2 7M Continue work on town through time map. You. should try to get the second map done. Don’t forget to be checking the TSC
Period 3/4 8U Introduction to History of Yokohama. Individual work. Make a copy and share with Ms. Madrid 
Period 5/6 6H Continue work on posters.

  • You should be working with partners on your poster project
  • You can check this document to make sure they have completed everything
  • If (and only if) you have completed the google slideshow requirements then they can work on the extension activity.
Period 7/8 History HL You should finish chapter 2 and begin chapter 3 in the Mao book. Extra copies of the book behind “embrace your superhero” poster. 



Period 1/2 7K Continue work on town through time map. You should try to get the map done. Don’t forget to check the TSC. 
Period 5/6 (w/ lunch break) DP History Combined In small groups, you will share your presentations. Just sit around two different tables and share.
The teams are:

  • Justin, Sabrina, Aysha, Maria, Joe, and Sarah
  • Erin, Christian, Meadow, Miha, Kate, and Cole

If you finish, you can practice for their paper 1 style quiz answering the purple box questions on pages 100-118 in the green book.

7/8 8U Globalization and Yokohama Culture. Make a copy and share with Ms. Madrid. 



Period 3/4 7M Continue work on town through time map

Rivers – Why they matter


“Human interactions with water can damage, protect, or improve freshwater resources depending on responsible and sustainable choices.”

  1. Let’s watch the video above. What do you see, what do you think and what do you wonder about life on the Congo river.
  2. List all the ways we use water. Can you get to 100?
  3. Look at our BIG question. Define and draw a picture for all the BOLDED words. You can also write the word in your mother tongue if you want.
  4. Complete the compass points activity for our BIG question.

Now let’s look more deeply…


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Step 1:

On your sheet: Choose 5 words you don’t know and define them. You can also use mother tongue if you want.

Step 2: Answer the following questions using the information above. 

1.: Approximately how many people on the planet lack access to a safe supply of drinking water?

2:: At about what percentage rate do water system projects fail?

3:: What crisis claims more lives than any war?

4:: How much water does a person need each day to survive?

5:: What is the average amount of gallons of water used per day by an American individual?

6:: What is the average amount of gallons of water used per day by an African family?

7:: Worldwide, how many children die from water-related diseases each day?

8:: Which interventions have the greatest overall impact on national development and public health?

9:: What percent of the world’s fresh water is readily accessible for direct human use?

10:: How much more are poor people living in slum areas likely to pay for water than wealthy people living in the same city.

Step 3: 

What surprises you about this information?

Why do you think we are studying this?