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 "You must be the change you wish to see in the world"  -  Mohandas Gandhi



Welcome to Pre-AP World Geography!  I am pleased that you are accepting the challenge of Pre-Advanced Placement work.  I want you to have a very successful year, to expand your knowledge and appreciation of our world, and to increase your preparedness for Advanced Placement work in upper level grades.

In this class, you will be expected to show a high level of commitment to learning, to do a significant amount of reading and preparation outside of the classroom, and take personal responsibility for assignments and due dates.  As one requirement of this course, students are required to keep an up-to-date geography notebook that demonstrates effective organization.

I ask that you be willing to work with me to attain the goals set for this course and the goals that you will set for yourself.  As a member of the Keller High School student body, you have unlimited opportunities for learning and enrichment.


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.  If the K-Connect Website closes, I will send information to students and parents about where I will have Pre-AP World Geography materials and information available for my students.

There is an electronic copy of the World Geography Textbook online for students who might need it, but it is important that you also have a copy of the textbook for your personal use.  There will be an opportunity for students to sign out copies of the textbook at the beginning of the school year.  There is a quick link to access the online 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 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)




  Keller High School, Room 166

  Phone:   817-744-1597        



Periods 1 & 2:  Pre-AP World Geography  Period 5:  Pre-AP World Geography
Period 3:  Planning Period    Period 6:  Conference  
Period 4:  Lunch Period  Periods 7, 8 & 9:  Pre-AP World Geography  


Scheduled Make-Up Work & Tutorials*:       

Monday and Wednesday PM3:50PM - 4:50PM.  There are no make-up or tutorials times scheduled before school. 

  1. * if these times are not convenient, please talk to me at the beginning of class or contact me by email.


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 A Virtual Tour of the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History
 Animated Atlas: Growth of a Nation (USA)
 World Geography Super Quiz
 National Geographic Widgets...Puzzles
 McDougall-Littell Online Textbook
 EARTH'S EXTREMES. Highest/lowest/largest/smallest...

 Powerpoints & Documents

Folder: UNIT 5.  RUSSIA and THE REPUBLICS.  Chapters 15-17UNIT 5. RUSSIA and THE REPUBLICS. Chapters 15-17No presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: UNIT 4. EUROPE (Chapters 12-14)UNIT 4. EUROPE (Chapters 12-14)No presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: CORE INFORMATIONAL DOCUMENTS- open folder to find copiesCORE INFORMATIONAL DOCUMENTS- open folder to find copiesNo presence informationGventer, Ann
Folder: MAP GUIDELINES and MAP DIRECTIONS. 2014-2015MAP GUIDELINES and MAP DIRECTIONS. 2014-2015No presence informationGventer, Ann
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 Mrs. G's Calendar

3/27/2015 12:00 AM   Timelines and Time ZonesNew Attachment
Students will work cooperatively on a timeline of Russia over political events of the 20th century and a Mercator map showing Russia and Alsaka and the International Dateline.
Assignment is attached below and is also on this website in PPTs and...
3/30/2015 12:00 AM   STAARS TESTING (English I) 
Studenst will have one 62-minute 9th period after state/ district scheduled exams.
3/31/2015 12:00 AM   Regions of Russia Quiz (Chapter 16, Section 1,2 and 3) 
Students will take quiz over the 3 major regions of this unit of study:  Russia & the Western Republics, Transcaucasia, and Central Asia.  Students have the option of preparing Reader's Notes (handwritten and in pen) and using their...
4/1/2015 12:00 AM   STAARS Testing (English II) 
Studenst will have one 62-minute 9th period after state/ district scheduled exams.
4/2/2015 12:00 AM   Chapter 17 (Regional Conflict & Case Study) 
4/6/2015 12:00 AM   SPRING BREAK!