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Lydia Netzer
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Fourteen Lesson Plans
Is this class a geography class that incorporates elements of writing and poetry? Or a writing and poetry class framed around geography? I'm not entirely sure, but I do know that when I can combine subjects, it makes homeschooling feel snappy. I also unders...
Is this class a geography class that incorporates elements of writing and poetry? Or a writing and poetry class framed around geography? I'm not entirely sure, but I do know that when I can combine subjects, it makes homescho...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: New Zealand and Polynesia
Geography Warmup What is Oceania? ( Here's a map. ) What is a continent? What is a region? Look at this Dymaxion Map . Six Things to Know About New Zealand 1. New Zealand is two islands. The north and part of the south sit on the Australian tectonic plate, ...
Geography Warmup What is Oceania? (Here's a map.) What is a continent? What is a region? Look at this Dymaxion Map. Six Things to Know About New Zealand 1. New Zealand is two islands. The north and part of the south sit on ...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Argentina
Warm Up Activity:  Watch these three videos. This will take about 30 minutes, and can be assigned in advance. 1. Coming Home: Argentina 2. "Go or No?" Review of Buenos Aires 3. Argentina Travel and Tourism Video Discussion questions: What audience is each o...
Warm Up Activity:  Watch these three videos. This will take about 30 minutes, and can be assigned in advance. 1. Coming Home: Argentina 2. "Go or No?" Review of Buenos Aires 3. Argentina Travel and Tourism Video Discussion qu...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Colombia and Venezuela
Map Warm-up Try this blank map of Central and South America . How many countries that we studied can you remember? How many South American countries can you fill in? Geography Warm-up Do exercises 37-30 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders. Six Things to...
Map Warm-up Try this blank map of Central and South America. How many countries that we studied can you remember? How many South American countries can you fill in? Geography Warm-up Do exercises 37-30 in World Geography Dail...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Cuba, Jamaica, and the Bahamas
Warm up / Review Do World Geography Daily Skill Builders exercises 27, 28, 30, 32. Map Work Label the extended Central American Blank Map Worksheet with Central American countries and now also the islands. Use a reference map to help you with the top one an...
Warm up / Review Do World Geography Daily Skill Builders exercises 27, 28, 30, 32. Map Work Label the extended Central American Blank Map Worksheet with Central American countries and now also the islands. Use a reference map...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Belize, Honduras, Nicaragua, El Salvador, Guatemala
We missed a day because of terrible weather and had to smash some of the countries together, thus the five countries in this lesson, rather than the two lessons (Guatemala and Belize; Honduras Nicaragua and El Salvador) that were planned.  Geography Skills ...
We missed a day because of terrible weather and had to smash some of the countries together, thus the five countries in this lesson, rather than the two lessons (Guatemala and Belize; Honduras Nicaragua and El Salvador) that ...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Australia
Geography Warmup Do exercises 133-138 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders Discuss: International Date Line Six Things to Know About Australia 1. Geology: Australia is the oldest, flattest, lowest continental landmass in the world Sits in the middle of a...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Chile
Geography Warmup Do exercises 53-56 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders Map Warmup Fill in all the countries on the map of Central and South America . Six Things to Know About Chile 1. Three sections of Chile:      Continental Chile      Insular Chile  ...
Geography Warmup Do exercises 53-56 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders Map Warmup Fill in all the countries on the map of Central and South America. Six Things to Know About Chile 1. Three sections of Chile:      Contine...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Brazil
Map Warm-up Complete the blank map exercise.  Geography Warm-up Do exercises 41-44 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders Six Things to Know About Brazil Portuguese origins and language. Rio de Janeiro used to be capitol Christ the Redeemer statue on Mt. C...
Map Warm-up Complete the blank map exercise.  Geography Warm-up Do exercises 41-44 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders Six Things to Know About Brazil Portuguese origins and language. Rio de Janeiro used...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Haiti, Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico
Geography Skills: What is a colony? What is a territory? What is a commonwealth? What is an ally? The USA has the following "Unincorporated Organized Territories": Inhabited American Samoa Guam Northern Mariana Islands Puerto Rico U.S. Virgin Islands Wake I...
Geography Skills: What is a colony? What is a territory? What is a commonwealth? What is an ally? The USA has the following "Unincorporated Organized Territories": Inhabited American Samoa Guam Northern Mariana Islands Puerto...
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Poetry, Geography, and Writing: Costa Rica and Panama
Geography Skills: Population Map. Look at some different types of population maps, ones that use colors or dots to track different info. Here's a good one to start with . Warm Up:  Do the blank map of Central America worksheet . On the top map, use a refere...
Geography Skills: Population Map. Look at some different types of population maps, ones that use colors or dots to track different info. Here's a good one to start with. Warm Up:  Do the blank map of Central America worksheet...
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Poetry, Writing, and Geography: Mexico
Geography Skills Climate zone map. Check out this interactive climate zone map from NOAA. Climate and People: Do activities 13, 14, 17, 18 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders. State Capital Review Do activities 20 and 22 in World Geography Daily Skill B...
Geography Skills Climate zone map. Check out this interactive climate zone map from NOAA. Climate and People: Do activities 13, 14, 17, 18 in World Geography Daily Skill Builders. State Capital Review Do activities 20 and 22 ...
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    Writer, 1999 - present
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Writer, mother, chief of the watermelon police, and afraid of bears. Author of Shine Shine Shine.
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I'm the author of Shine Shine Shine, a novel published by St. Martin's Press, and my new novel, How to Tell Toledo from the Night Sky, just came out in July, 2014, also from St. Martin's. I'm a homeschooling mother of two wild redheads, and the wife of a cyclist. 
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  • Bowling Green State University
    English, 1989 - 1993
  • University of Illinois at Chicago
    English, 1993 - 1999
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Lydia Jenkins