Unit 3: Western
Unit Length: 10 days Unit Points:100 Rate = 10 points per day
Levels: F = 0 – 69 D=70 – 75 C=76 – 84 B=85 –
Selections in bold will appear on the Unit Test and should be completed by all students. Only 2 assessments are allowed the last day of the unit. A and B layer count as assessment. All makeup work is to be done before school, after school, or with a 9th period pass. The amount of days absent is the amount of days allowed to make-up work when you return. Absentee days do not carry over to the end of the unit.
_____ 1. Which country in Europe would be the best one to move to and live for the rest of your life?
_____ 2. Which event should be considered the most horrific – the Spanish Inquisition, the Holocaust, or the
invasion of the Americas?
_____ 3. Should the US be on good relations with France?
_____ 4. Is having pride in and loyalty to your nation (nationalism) more of a positive force or negative force?
_____ 1. In a group of 4 or less, prepare a meal from any nation from Western Europe. Explain the meal, where it’s from, how it’s made, and demonstrate proper table etiquette and mannerisms to the class. Include a main course, dessert, and appetizer/snack.
_____ 2. Make a model of a famous European landmark. Your effort, accuracy, and attention to detail will be
_____ 4. Compose a letter to a Senator, Representative, the President, or a foreign leader concerning an issue involving the United States and Europe today. Type it and then Email it. Send me a copy of your letter to my Email address (email@example.com). Watch your spelling, grammar, content, tone, strength of idea.
_____ 5. Prepare an itinerary/travel brochure for a 10-day trip to Western Europe. Include pictures and descriptions (in your own words) of the must-see places we should travel to. Accuracy, neatness, completeness count.
C Layer (Maximum 80 points)
Geography: Students must do at least 2 of the following.
_____ *1. Lecture 1 – “Geography of Western Europe”. See rubric. 5 points
_____ *2. Complete the physical map and answer 8 questions correctly. 8 points
_____ *3. Complete the political map and answer 8 questions correctly. 8 points
_____ *4. In the textbook, Global Mosaic, read the section pertaining to this region’s geography on pp. 639-644 and answer 4 teacher questions correctly. 8 points
_____ 5. Read the section pertaining to European geography on pages 193-201 in the textbook World Geography and then accurately complete the worksheet “Geography of Western Europe”. 8 points.
_____ *6. Study the poster “Famous Sites in Western Europe”. Be prepared to identify 8 from a lineup. 8 pts
_____ 7. Pick a nation from Western Europe, and then make an accurate 3-D model that shows the shape and contours of the land in that nation. Accuracy, effort spent, attention to detail will be examined. 15 pts
Culture: Students must do at least 2 of the following.
_____ *8. Lecture 4 – “Religion in Europe” 6 points
_____ 9. Translate this unit sheet into a foreign language found in the region. See rubric. 15 points
_____ 10. Make a PowerPoint presentation of popular foods found in the region. See rubric. 12 points
_____ *11. Go to www.executiveplanet.com and then study the acceptable/unacceptable personal conduct levels in a country of your choice from the region. Demonstrate 6 of them to me. 6 points
_____ *12. Read World Geography pp 228-234 on cultural life, then answer 4 teacher questions. 8 points
_____ *13. Study the poster “European Art”. Be prepared to identify 8 of them from a lineup. 10 pts
_____ *14. Famous Europeans - flashcards. Correctly ID 10 of them. 10 points
History: Students must do at least 2 of the following.
_____ *15. Lecture 2 – “European History I” 6 points
_____ *16. Lecture 3 – “European History II” 6 points
_____ *17. Read any section of Global Mosaic from pp 644 - 682 (European History) and answer 4 teacher questions. 8 points
_____ 18. Make a poster that portrays the achievements of 2 Europeans in each of the following areas – architecture, painting, literature, political thought, scientific discovery. See rubric. 12 points
_____ *19. Choose any important person from European history and relate their importance to both the world and to you personally in a 1-minute lecture. 6 pts
Politics/Current Events: Students must do at least 1 of the following.
_____ *20. Lecture 5 – “Life in Europe today”. 6 points
_____ *21. Go to the website www.onlinenewspapers.com, print out, and read any 3 current events articles from a nation in the region. Articles must be 1 page minimum each. Summarize what you read orally to the teacher. 12 points
_____ *22. Make an outline of Global Mosaic pp. 685-690 (Political Directions) and use it to answer 4 teacher directed questions. 8 points
_____ 23. Interview an adult about how they were affected by or what they remember most about the Cold War and summarize what you learned in a paragraph. 6 pts
Economics: Students must do at least 1 of the following.
_____ *24. Read World Geography pp. (pp 217-222) and answer 4 teacher directed questions. 8 pts
_____ 25. Make a poster that displays various products manufactured today in European countries. Use at least 6 different nations and at least 2 products per nation. 10 points.
_____ 26. Using the textbook Global Mosaic,(pp. 691-695) complete the worksheet “European Economics”. 8 points
Miscellaneous: Students may do any of the following.
_____ *27. Make flashcards of the Unit 3 terms. Identify 8 through questioning. 1 point for each correct term identified. 10 points
_____ 28. Western Europe Book Test – take the test and score higher than a 90% for full credit. 70-89% equals ½ credit. 20 points total.
_____ 29. Student designed activity, at teacher discretion. Maximum 10 points.