Mr. Johnston

Welcome To Our Page

Date: 

Thu, Jun 7/18 1:55 pm

Chapter 5: What is Culture? Test Review

·Be able to give a definition of culture and explain the different elements that make up culture.

·What is the difference between a genetic trait and a cultural trait?

·Know what an anthropologist is.

·What are the common characteristics that are found in all cultures according to George P. Murdock? (p.68 in textbook)

·Be able to list/describe what physical needs and emotional needs are.  Also, if given a scenario like on p.70, be ready to describe what needs are being met by that situation.

·What is the difference between material and non-material culture?  What category do values fit in?  Be ready to divide a list AND explain why you did so of cultural characteristics into material and non-material.

·What is traditional culture vs. popular culture?  Explain from where we get popular culture.  How can popular culture sometimes come into conflict or tension with our traditional culture? (eg: for First Nations, it would be popular culture to speak English but many homes still try to promote their First Nations language)

·What is an agent of socialization?  It is an institution or organization which passes culture onto the next generation.  Be prepared to list a few agents of socialization and explain how they pass on culture.

·What are three methods for resolving conflict?  Why do you think we studied those in a chapter called “What is Culture?”  

Posted: May 15, 2018

Date: 

Tue, May 22/18 2:00 pm

Chapter 4:  A Place to LiveReview

  • Know the definitions for population density and population distribution.  If given the population and area for each province, be prepared to calculate the population density.
  • Know the difference between clustered, compact, loose-knit and inear population distribution patterns.
  • Know the difference between Urban and Rural.  
  • Know in very basic terms what push and pull factors are.Be able to look at a chart like the one on p.52 of your textbook and be able to answer questions about migration.
  • Be ready to explain why Fredericton grew as a city?  What factors made it the provincial capital?
  • Who were the First Peoples of Atlantic Canada?  (know the four groups: Innu, Algonquian Nations, The Inuit, and the Beothuk).  Know one fact about each of the four groups.  
  • Be able to explain what the result/effect of contact with Europeans was on the First Nations (for example, looking at map on p.55 you can see FN settlements moved further inland away from Europeans AND populations became smaller)
  • The Acadians = who were they?  why did they come to North America?  where did they settle?  what happened to them?  where did they end up and why?
  • British Settlers = why did they come?  where did they settle? who were the Loyalists?  why did they come?
  • Irish = Why did they come?  where did they settle primarily?
  • Scottish = why did they come?  where did they settle primarily?
  • African Canadians = how did they get to Atlantic Canada?  where did they settle?  where did many go? what was Africville

A. First Peoples of Canada - Click on Index at the bottom, then focus on the Arrival of Strangers—The Last 500 Years section, the Economy pages.http://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/aborig/fp/fpz4inte.shtmlhttp://www.historymuseum.ca/cmc/exhibitions/aborig/fp/fpz4e_1e.shtml

B. Native Population, Economies and Movement, ca 1820 - This map shows the population of various indigenous people and the state of their economies at approximately 1820 AD. In the Layer Controls section, select only the Native population circles and Native economies checkboxes.http://www.historicalatlas.ca/website/hacolp/national_perspectives/native_canada/UNIT_14/UNIT_14_Native_Canada_1820/UNIT_14_frame_NC1820.htm

C. Aboriginal People, Economic Conditionshttp://www.thecanadianencyclopedia.com/en/article/aboriginal-people-economic-conditions/

 

Posted: April 24, 2018

Date: 

Thu, Apr 26/18 2:16 pm

Know all definitions related to climate

Why does snow form?How do snowstorms happen?What places get more snow?  Why?

Why do we have wind?  What happens to air at north pole?  What happens to air at the equator?

Be able to read climographs and get information from them concerning precipitation and temperature.  Also need to be able to draw conclusions about what the climate is normally like in that area.  Be able to compare two climographs to discuss differences in climate.

What effect does latitude have on temperature and weather?

Be able to explain the three different air masses and what kind of weather is brought by each.Know what a front is (a large volume of air with similar temp. and moisture conditions).

Know what happens when ocean currents meet.What is the effect on weather and climate of being next to water?

What is the effect on weather and climate of elevation.

Know what a meteorological technician does and why they might be important to certain industries.

Be able to read data from a radiosonde chart.

Know the three ways that we examine weather: from land & sea, from the air, from space.  Know the tools that are associated with each.

Posted: April 23, 2018

Graph Maker - Climograph

Posted: April 16, 2018

Historical Weather Data Environment Canada

Posted: April 16, 2018

Historical Weather Data #2 - Blackville

Pages

Documents

Mini Research Project - Giller Prize/Governor General's Prize
Book Report Template