Lesson 1-Population Growth
Learning Targets and Language Objectives
Think of three statements that describe trends and patterns you observe from the visual.
Q – What are three observations you make about the distribution of world populations based on the map?
S – Stand up when you have written the answer to the question using this stem:
S – In my opinion, world population…
S – Share with a partner
A – Be prepared to share your partner's sentence. Do not repeat something another pair has stated
7 Billion and Counting
Open the WGS_Student Outline: Social/Cultural_Unit 11 and WGS_Measuring Population Growth and Settlement Patterns_Unit 11. Use these as a reference for class review and discussion about key topics. You can also access the reference tool for help with other demographic terms.
Open the WGS_World Population Growth Sentence Frames_Unit 11.
As we go through the power point presentation together, you will fill in the appropriate sentence frame.
Open the WGS_Interpreting Population Pyramids_Unit 11 and work with a partner to answer the questions posed about each of the four pyramids.
If you need a review of how to read population pyramids, access WGS_Reading a Population Pyramid Resource_Unit 11.
In your Regional Groups, you will use as a reference:
Click on this link World Population Interactive Map and Data Sheet
- Explore, click on the different information tabs, on different region, and watch what happens
- Access the most recent copy of the World Data Sheet (it is a link above the map) and download or access online to access population statistics for your assigned region.
You will use the links as a reference to write six questions (2 at each level) about your assigned region.
Open the reference, WGS_Three Levels of Questions: Stems and Starters_Unit 11.
Post your questions on the Interpret Population Data for a Region Discussion Board.
Post a response to the Interpret Data for a Given Region Discussion Board.
Click on the Discussion Board and access the questions from the group who posted after your group.
Students in the last group to post will access the questions from the first group to post.
Use the data from the online sources to answer the questions posed by the group you selected.