Mr. Johnston

In preparation for tomorrow's test, here are the answers to the questions from Module 1, Assignment 2.

Things to know for Tuesday, October 7th's test:

- Canada's eight landforms; Western Cordillera, Interior Plains, Canadian Shield, Appalachian Highlands, Hudson Bay Lowlands, St. Lawrence -Great Lake Lowlands, Innuitian Mountains, Arctic Lowlands.  Check your textbook for information on these regions OR visit this website

-You will be expected to know and describe any of the landforms physical features.

- Need to know the five different types of climate: A)Tropical Climate, B)Dry Climate, C)Warm, Moist Climate; D)Coher ol (temperate), Moist Climate; E)Polar Climate

-Need to know where these climates are found in Canada; which one is not present in Canada.

-Weather: We learned that weather is affected by Global AND Regional elements.  Be prepared to name and describe the factors under each of these categories which affect weather  

-know the the following theories, names, and concepts associated with earth's formation: continental drift, plate tectonics, Alfred Wegener, layers of the earth, 

-know the four ways we describe topography = relief, gradient, slope, geology

-know the five ways we classify landfroms

·      Read p.19 “Atlantic Canada as a Region”

·      Read pp.20-21 “How large is Atlantic Canada”

·      Read p.22 “Distance and Time”

·      Answer the following questions (properly head your pages in your notebook/binder)

o  P.20 #’s 2 & 3

o  P.22 #’s 1, 2, 3, & 4 (data for top 5 countries is provided)

§  Russia = 17,098,242km2

§  Canada = 9,984,670km2

§  United States = 9,826,675km2

§  China = 9,596, 961km2

§  Brazil = 8,514,877km2

Chapter 1: An Introduction to Canadian Identity

Below are a list of possible topics/questions that may appear on the test.  By no means are they guaranteed or is this list everything that may appear.  Students are responsible for all things discussed/completed in class and all material covered in Chapter 1.  Further, in case students missed notes in class or were absent, the notes have been provided as an attachment.

-What is Canadian Identity?

-5 Factors that influence identity = p.2(purple section)

-Canadian symbols = be prepared to draw or name

-art forms = notes & pp.5-9

-First Nations art = notes or p.5

-French Art = notes or p.6

-British Art = notes or p.6

-What is the CRTC? = notes or p.10


-Analyze song lyrics(will be given lyrics for a song played in class) for aspects of Canadian identity.


Chapter 1: Finding Your Way

·         Know all vocabulary

·         Physical vs. cultural features = be able to give examples

·         Know how to use coordinates on a topographic map; be able to locate physical/cultural features

·         Know how to find a city using latitude/longitude; know how to give latitude/longitude coordinates for a city

·         Know how to follow directions on a large-scale city map

·         Know names of all four provinces AND their capital cities

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