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2013 - 2014 CONTACT INFORMATION and SCHEDULE:

PRE-AP WORLD GEOGRAPHY INFORMATION:  THIS WILL BE THE WEBSITE FOR ALL MY PRE-AP WORLD GEOGRAPHY INFORMATION (HOMEWORK ASSIGNMENTS, PPTs, UPCOMING TESTS & PROJECTS, and ANNOUNCEMENTS  WILL BE INCLUDED).  This site is especially important if students are absent from class.

There is an electronic copy of the World Geography Textbook online for students who might need it.  There is a quick link to access the book on the right side of this page under "Links."  You can also gain access to a version of your textbook online by searching for  www.classzone.com  and then using the following information:

          username: kellerss
          password: indians      (The KISD book is the 2007 edition;  NOT 2009 edition)
          code: 2687052-10 (if needed)

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Contact Information

ANN GVENTER

Keller High School, Room 166

Phone:   817.744.1597         

Email: ann.gventer@kellerisd.net  

2013 - 2014 CLASS SCHEDULE (8:30AM - 3:41PM):

Period 1 Pre-AP World Gepgraphy  Period 5:  Pre-AP World Geography
Period 2:  Pre-AP World Geography    Period 6:  Conference  
Period 3:  Lunch/Collaboration  Period 7:  Pre-AP World Geography  
Period 4:  Pre-AP World Geography  Period 8:  Pre-AP World Geography  

 2013-2014 Scheduled Make-Up Work & Tutorials*:       

Tuesday and Wednesday PM3:45PM - 4:45PM;  Due to scheduling conflicts, there are no tutorials times    scheduled before school for the remainder of the school year. (Posted:  3/18/14). 

* if these times are not convenient, additional after school times can be scheduled.

 Announcements

THE SMITHSONIAN MUSEUM of NATURAL HISTORY: A Virtual TourAttachment 
by Gventer, AnnNo presence information
 9/22/2013 5:38 PM
Attached is information for a wonderful website.  The link is attached.
 
2013 - 2014 Academic CalendarAttachment 
by Gventer, AnnNo presence information
 6/30/2013 5:35 AM
Attached is a copy of the KISD Instructional Calendar for the upcoming school year
 
How to find Information. 
by Gventer, AnnNo presence information
 6/30/2013 5:33 AM
PPTs on website will be put into folders for the unit of study: 
    Example: Go to POWERPOINTS & DOCUMENTS on top left side of website.  Click on the folder marked Unit 1, Chapter 1.  In it you will find the Chapter 1, 1 PPT to go with the Cornell...
 
I DO NOT DOWNLOAD OR PRINT STUDENT WORK NOR DO I READ WORK ONLINE!  
by Gventer, AnnNo presence information
 6/30/2013 5:31 AM
If a student wishes to use a wordprocessor for an assignment (Vocabulary & Terms, study questions, or ....) it is still their responsibility to turn work in as a hard copy on time.  I do not download  nor do I read student work on line.
 
If a...
 
Pre-AP WORLD GEOGRAPHY POLICIES AND PROCEDURES, 2013-2014 
by Gventer, AnnNo presence information
 6/30/2013 5:22 AM
Each student will be bringing home a copy of this document on their first day in Pre-AP World Geography Class.
 
I would encourage students to keep a copy in their notebooks and this will remain on the calendar if you wish to make a copy.
 
Email...
 
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 Links

 A Virtual Tour of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
 http://www.freerice.com/
 Animated Atlas: Growth of a Nation (USA)
 http://www.naturevalleytrailview.com/#
 World Geography Super Quiz
 http://www.travelpod.com/traveler-iq
 National Geographic Widgets...Puzzles
 http://www.lizardpoint.com/fun/geoquiz/
 OWL & MOUSE
 http://www.thinkfinity.org/games-and-tools
 USA JIGSAW PUZZLES
 CURRENT EVENTS! NEWS SITES ACROSS THE GLOBE
 McDougall-Littell Online Textbook
 EARTH'S EXTREMES. Highest/lowest/largest/smallest...

 Powerpoints & Documents

Folder: UNIT 6.  AFRICA (CHAPTERS 18-20)UNIT 6. AFRICA (CHAPTERS 18-20)No presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: UNIT 7 (Ch. 21-23) - SOUTHWEST ASIAUNIT 7 (Ch. 21-23) - SOUTHWEST ASIANo presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: UNIT 5, Chapter 15 - 17.  Russia and the RepublicsUNIT 5, Chapter 15 - 17. Russia and the RepublicsNo presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: UNIT 4.  Chapter 12-14.  EUROPEUNIT 4. Chapter 12-14. EUROPENo presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: LDA REVIEW - SEMESTER 1 EXAMLDA REVIEW - SEMESTER 1 EXAMNo presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: UNIT 3.  Ch. 9-11.  (INCLUDES MAP INFORMATION, PPTs and NOTES)UNIT 3. Ch. 9-11. (INCLUDES MAP INFORMATION, PPTs and NOTES)No presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: UNIT 2.  Chapters 5-8.  North America -  Canada and The United StatesUNIT 2. Chapters 5-8. North America - Canada and The United StatesNo presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: MAP GUIDELINES and MAP DIRECTIONSMAP GUIDELINES and MAP DIRECTIONSNo presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: UNIT 1. CHAPTER 4.  (Folder contains all Chapter 4 Handouts, PPTs, etc)UNIT 1. CHAPTER 4. (Folder contains all Chapter 4 Handouts, PPTs, etc)No presence informationGventer, Ann
Pre-AP World Geography Policies and Procedures. 2013-2014.docPre-AP World Geography Policies and Procedures. 2013-2014No presence informationGventer, Ann
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 Mrs. G's Calendar

4/23/2014 12:00 AM   Timeline of African History, Migration and DevelopmentNew 
Students will create a timeline using critical thinking skills and sequencing to analyze data and construct a timeline of the history and development of the continent of Africa.
4/25/2014 12:00 AM   End of Fifth Grading Period 
5/26/2014 12:00 AM   Memorial Day/ Student Teacher Holiday 
6/3/2014 12:00 AM   Semester 2 Final Exams/ Early Release 
6/5/2014 12:00 AM   End of Final Exams/ Last Day of 2013-2014 School Year 
6/6/2014 12:00 AM   Bad Weather Make-Up Day If Needed