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Social Studies 7A, Packet Three, The Recent History of Great Britain

Packet Three
A national profile of the United Kingdom and the basics about  Brexit.

Deadline, Sept. 12

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Description

Each nation has its own peculiarities and the United Kingdom is no exception. For this assignment we are going to explore some of the unique characteristics of the United Kingdom and its curent largest issue - Brexit.

Objectives

Students will create a comparison chart between the United Kingdom and another nation of their choosing. They will also create a simple essay describing the background and potential consequences of the Brexit.

Essential questions

To be posted

Special instructions

See the handout you received in class and use the links to the right.

Here are the questions for each set of descriptive statistics about the nations. You may copy and paste this list into your Google doc.

Find this in the Fact Book under Geography

Size Comparison, 

Mean Elevation,

Natural Resources,

Land Use,

 

Find this in the Fact Book under Government

Capital, 

Government Type, 

 

Find this in the Fact Book under People and Society

Population Pyramid

Birth Rate,

Death Rate,

Maternal Mortality,

Infant Mortality,

What is the life expectancy for men?

What is the life expectancy for women?

 

Rubric

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Links

Printed files

Click here to access the printed materials for this packet.

Media files

Here is the link to the PowerPoint I recommended to you in class.

This link will take you to the landforms PowerPoint we used in class Wednesday.

Here is the link to the PowerPoint we used in class about Brexit.

Online files

The CIA World Factbook

Background of the European Union
1, 2, 3, 4

Brexit Information
1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6

 

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