What number are you? Click HERE to check out where you stand in today's 7 billion!!!
PLAY THE FREE RICE GAME: HELP THE UN WORLD FOOD PROGRAMME FEED THE WORLD!!!
HOW WELL DO YOU KNOW THE CONTINENTS, OCEANS, COUNTRIES, & CITIES OF THE WORLD? (CLICK HERE & Choose different regions of the World)??? ALSO, CHECK OUT MORE RESOURCES TO REVIEW GENERAL GEOGRAPHY HERE.
STUDENT RECOMMENDATION - GAME: Don't Gross Out - The World (eating customs around the world) - If you have a site to suggest, just let Mrs. Osborn know!!!
FRIENDLY REMINDERS & HOMEWORK:
1) WEEKLY CURRENT EVENTS NOW COMPLETE: Beginning with the week of 4/9, Current Events will no longer be the first class day of the week. Occasional Current Events will be assigned on specific topics with varying due dates. (See below or click HERE to access Current Events page with copy of instructions/requirements and links to some news websites)
COMPLETE THE ASSIGNMENTS AT SCHOOL OR AT HOME!!! LOGIN INFO: USERNAME = yourstudentID#@garlandisd; PASSWORD = student.
STUDY ISLAND #6: (4 quizzes) (OUTSIDE CLASS ASSIGNMENT - COMPLETE AT HOME OR IN TUTORIALS) (COMPLETED IN COMPUTER LAB)
GISD GRADE BOOK IS ONLINE FOR RHS STUDENTS/PARENTS/GUARDIANS!!! View grades, Lesson Plans, & access downloadable copies of handouts/notes/activities. Parents/Students must sign up every year! Sign up for the 2012-2013 year begins Wednesday, September 5th! You MUST have an email address to register!
**** SO, WHAT DOES A GRADE OF "1" IN THE ONLINE GRADE BOOK MEAN? IT MEANS THAT THE TIME ALLOTTED TO TURN IN AN ASSIGNMENT HAS PASSED AND WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTED. ****
Problems accessing or using the Online Grade Book? Please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
TUTORIAL TIMES: Monday, Tuesday, & Wednesday - 6:40-7:10 (other times by appointment). STUDENTS MUST HAVE A PASS TO ENTER BUILDING. PARENTS - You may write a pass yourself. Please, include the student's name, date, and that they are coming to Mrs. Osborn's room for tutorial.
- MEMORIAL DAY, NO CLASSES
- ACTIVITY: TBA
- FINAL EXAMS (7th period) (if exempt, release at 12:55)
- HOMEWORK: STUDY for Exam (If not exempt)
- FINAL EXAMS (1st - 3rd periods) (early release at 12:30)
- FINAL EXAMS (4th - 6th periods) (early release at 12:30)
- NO CLASSES, SUMMER BEGINS!
Coming Up August 27:
- First day of your sophomore year!
- It has been a privilege learning with your this year. Have a great summer!
FOR COUNTRY DATA
GREAT COUNTRY INFO RESOURCES!
**** FOR SUPER DATA, USE CIA - The World Factbook. ****
UPDATED TEXTBOOK REGIONAL DATA FILE BY UNIT. SUGGESTED SITES FOR INFORMATION, DATA & IMAGES: RHS LIBRARY - Online access Databases such as Culturegrams, the Encyclopedia Britannica, and World Book. Log In: rowletths , Password: gisd.
Maps101 -- Welcome - Username & Password available from Mrs. Osborn or in the RHS Library
Click HERE to access our class page!!!
Click HERE & use the following log on info: email@example.com; Password: student!
International Recipes, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8
Foods of the World - International Foods Quiz -- National Geographic
The History of Spices
Spice FAQs - Spice Encyclopedia
History of Food, History and Legends of Favorite Foods, Food History
American Regional Cooking, Food and History
Mexican Food Info - Italian Food Info - Chinese Food Info - Indian Food Info
Global Cola War (and other familiar scenes)
Cornflakes from Around the world
MISCELLANEOUS & COOL STUFF I JUST CAN'T CATEGORIZE
COOL STUFF I JUST CAN'T CATEGORIZE
Globe Trekker TV.com
Teacher Oz's History Kingdom
This Day in History — History.com — What Happened Today in History
BBC - On This Day - Today in History - Famous Birthdays on this Day in History
Today in History » HistoryNet - Picture of the Day » HistoryNet
Daily Quiz » HistoryNet
The Baby Name Wizard's NameVoyager - just type in your name and see a graph on its popularity.
Play 20 Questions at 20Q.net Inc.
Interactive history games
Stop Signs from Around the World
For you horse-lovers - The Legacy of the Horse - the history of the horse throughout history! COOL!
We Didn't Start The Fire
UC Atlas of Global Inequality
WHTour : World Heritage sites in panography - 360 degree imaging
Panoramas.dk - Travel to Rome-New York-Paris-China ...from your computer
Visited States & Visited Countries - just click on the places you have visited and a map is generated highlighting those places!!!
Joseph Wu's Origami Page
TAKE A QUIZ: Britney Spears vs. Shakespeare - What is Art?
Optical Illusions and Visual Phenomena
Starry Nights - glowing - Whirligig - Living Wallpaper
ENCHANTED LEARNING HOME PAGE
Coloring Books - I love to color! Great books from Dover Publications.
TIMELINE: Iraq Crisis, 2002–2009
CNN.com - Forces: U.S. & Coalition/Casualties in Iraq & Afghanistan - More sites on the Wars in Afghanistan & Iraq available on the Current Events page.
Tons of links to more Interactive Games on the General Geography Resources and Specific Unit Resources pages.
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