CANADA-MEXICO PROJECT
Week 1
Assign partnersFill in either Canada or Mexico column of worksheet

Week 2
Assign Glogster loginsBegin creating Glogsters with worksheet facts

Week 3
Review Glogster logins
Add 5 additional interesting facts about your country
INTRODUCTION
Mexico is located South of the United States. With a population of 111 million population it is the 11th most populated nation in the world (United States being 3rd with 307 million people). Mexico is a net exporter of manufactured goods.
Canada is located to the north of us. It is larger then the United States in land area (by about 100,000 square miles). In fact, Canada is the second largest nation in the world, second to Russia.
RESOURCES Mexico

On a map of North America, locate Mexico and its major cities.

Describe the climate, major physical characteristics, and major natural resources of Mexico and explain their relationship to the Mexican economy.
Identify the language, major religion, and peoples of Mexico.
Identify when Mexico became an independent nation and describe how independence was achieved.


Canada

On a map of North America, locate Canada, its provinces, and major cities.

Describe the climate, major physical characteristics, and major natural resources of Canada and explain their relationship to settlement, trade, and the Canadian economy.

























Describe the major ethnic and religious groups of modern Canada.
Identify when Canada became an independent nation and explain how independence was achieved.
Identify the location of at least two Native American tribes in Canada (e.g., Kwakiutl and Micmac) and the Inuit nation and describe their major social features.
Identify the major language groups in Canada, their en&q=location&hl=en|geographic location, and the relations among them.


EVALUATION
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Read the rubrics to understand the expectations your teacher has for you. It is very important that you do your best and complete all of the tasks.

CONCLUSION
How has your research project compared to other members of your class? Do you feel you have learned or developed new skills from this webquest?

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Glogster Social Studies Project
Topic: North American Countries

This project is meant to allow you to demonstrate your knowledge of one of two countries in North America while using technology.


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Poster has at least 10 facts about your country.

Has more than ten facts

Has ten facts

Has six to nine facts

Has less than five facts
Poster has 3 imported pictures from the internet or a file

Has more than three imported pictures.

Three pictures imported.

One imported picture.

No imported pictures.


Poster has at least 3 text boxes

More than three textboxes; the font is an appropriate size for the space and centered

Three textboxes;
the font is an
appropriate size for the space and centered

One Textbox;
the font is an
appropriate size for the space and centered



No textboxes
Poster has
3 inserted graphics from the Glogster site.

Has more than three graphics of which at least one is animated.

Three graphics

Only one graphic

No graphics

Grammar
And
Spelling

All words spelled correctly and demonstrates proper usage of grammar

Some misspelled words, good use of grammar.

Several spelling errors and some grammatical errors.

Many spelling and grammatical errors.


Appealing to the Eye

Very attractive;
Catches the eye.
Outstanding use of visuals.

Nice to look at, good use of space;
attractive.


A little busy,
has good information but background is distracting.

There
is not enough on the poster.








You will need to include the following:

Name: _ Final Score:

Country Researched