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Grade 8 Geography Modified Bundle Ontario Curriculum

Grade 8 Geography Modified Bundle Ontario Curriculum

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Total Pages: 240 pages
Answer Key: Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration: 1 Year 
File Type: Zip

In this Modified Grade 8 Geography Bundle, teachers are equipped with 31 engaging lessons. These lessons will enable teachers to immerse their modified Grade 8 students in the captivating realm of Canadian geography. Each of the 31 lessons aligns with a critical concept in the Ontario Grade 8 Geography Curriculum but has significantly reduced reading and writing expectations within the lesson. 

This modified geography unit is for classroom teachers who are required to teach the Grade 8 Geography Ontario Curriculum but have students working significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. An MP3 audio file of each student reading has been provided. This resource was designed to meet the needs of ELL students and/or students on a modified IEP.

  • Curriculum Alignment: Ontario Geography Curriculum 2023 Grade 8 Strand A and B.

Please review the provided sample lesson in the preview PDF

Unit Includes

  • 27 Engaging Lessons: Immerse your students in enthralling learning experiences that spark their curiosity across both Strand A and Strand B units. This approach fosters a deep understanding and establishes a personal connection to the subject matter.
  • MP3 Audio Files: These recordings provide valuable support for diverse learning styles and ensure active participation for every student.
  • Easy-to-Use Lesson Plans: Let these easy-to-use daily lesson plans seamlessly guide you through the curriculum, saving precious preparation time and allowing you to focus on the joy of teaching.
  • Self-Marking Google Forms: Streamline the assessment process and gain valuable insights into your students' progress with self-marking Google Forms. This efficient tool automates grading, freeing up time for more personalized interactions and timely feedback.
  • Graphic Organizers: Empower your students with graphic organizers that facilitate information organization, making complex concepts more approachable and memorable.
  • Answer Keys: Optimize your grading process with readily available answer keys for assessments and activities, streamlining your workflow and providing students with prompt feedback.
  • Print and Digital Formats: Enjoy the flexibility of accessing materials in both print and digital formats, making it effortless to adapt to diverse teaching environments and cater to individual preferences. Embrace the convenience and versatility this offers in creating an engaging and inclusive learning environment for all.

Do you have students working at grade level? Check out this comprehensive bundle - Grade 8 Geography Strand A & B

Strand A - Lesson Overview & Modifications

1. What Is Geography? (Cut & Match)
2. Vocabulary (Reading, Cut & Match)
3. Mapping Skills Review (Cut & Match, Numbered Map)
4. Quiz (Fill in the Blanks)
5. Patterns in Human Settlement Part 1 (Multiple Choice)
6. Patterns in Human Settlement Part 2 (Reading, Cut & Match)
7. Population Density (Reading, Cut & Match)
8. Settlement Factors (Interactive Folding Notes)
9. Land Use (Reading & Scaffolded Journal Entry)
10. Mid-Unit Test (Circle, Fill in the Blanks, Matching)
11. Trends in Human Settlement (Reading, Cut & Match, Multiple Choice)
12. Environmental Impacts of Human Settlement (Reading & Scaffolded Poster Assignment)
13. Settlement Issues (Reading, Multiple Choice)
14. Sustainable Settlements (Scaffolded Home & School Audits)
15. Personal Plan of Action (Scaffolded Challenge)
16. Inquiry (Videos and True/False)

Strand B - Lesson Overview & Modifications

1. Examining Quality of Life (Multiple Choice & Cut and Match)
2. Geographic Inequalities Vocabulary (Cut and Match)
3. Quality of Life Indicators (Fill in the Blanks)
4. Millennium Development Goals (Cut and Match & Journal Entry)
5. Quality of Life Research Presentation (Scaffolded Inquiry)
6. Population Pyramids (Fill in the Blanks and Questions)
7. Interrelationships (Cut and Match)
8. Mid-Unit Test (Multiple Choice & Short Answer)
9. Media and Quality of Life (Scaffolded Inquiry)
10. Quality of Life Inquiry (Scaffolded Inquiry)
11. Economic Systems (Cut and Match)
12. Economic Sectors (Cut and Match) 
13. Developed Versus Developing (Cut and Match)
14. Economics Systems and Sectors Quiz (Match Columns)
15. Global Distribution of Wealth (Word Bank Questions & Cut and Match)

This modified Grade 8 Geography Bundle offers 31 captivating lessons designed to engage and immerse modified Grade 8 students in the intriguing world of Canadian geography. This resource empowers teachers to effectively teach geography while addressing the diverse learning needs of their students.

Teacher Feedback: 

  1. “The Geography 8 content is very language heavy; however, this resource does an excellent job of laying key ideas out simply for my ESL/Multi Language Learners. ”
  2. “This resource has helped me greatly in planning for students who have learning difficulties and require modified programs. It helps to keep them learning the same topics as their peers.”

Additional Grade 8 Geography Resources

Notes: The internet is required to access videos in this unit. 

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