Grade 8 Geography Strand B Modified Ontario Curriculum



Total Pages: 125 pages
Answer Key: Included with Rubric
Teaching Duration: 1 Semester
File Type: Zip

Grade 8 Geography Strand B Modified Global Inequalities: Economic Development and Quality of Life | PDF & Digital: This modified geography unit is for classroom teachers who are required to teach the Grade 8 Geography Ontario Curriculum, but have students working significantly below grade level in reading, writing, and comprehension. Each of the 15 lessons aligns with a key concept in the Ontario Grade 8 Geography Curriculum but has significantly reduced reading and writing expectations within the lesson. An MP3 audio file of each student reading has been provided. This resource was designed to meet the needs of ELL students and/or students on a modified IEP. Please review the provided sample lesson in the preview PDF.

  • This resource contains individual PDFs of student pages to assist with online learning i.e. Google Classroom™.
  • The unit also comes with Google Slides™ versions of the included lessons for 1:1 technology schools.
  • Aligned with the Grade 8 Geography Ontario Curriculum

Resource Includes:

  • 15 Modified Grade 8 Geography Strand B Lessons
  • MP3 Audio Files of Student Readings
  • Detailed Teacher Instructions
  • Google Slides version
  • Individual PDFs

Lesson Overview & Modifications

  1. Examining Quality of Life (Multiple Choice & Cut and Match)
  2. Geographic Inequalities Vocabulary (Cut and Match)
  3. Quality of Life Indicators (Fill in the Blanks)
  4. Millennium Development Goals (Cut and Match & Journal Entry)
  5. Quality of Life Research Presentation (Scaffolded Inquiry)
  6. Population Pyramids (Fill in the Blanks and Questions)
  7. Interrelationships (Cut and Match)
  8. Mid-Unit Test (Multiple Choice & Short Answer)
  9. Media and Quality of Life (Scaffolded Inquiry)
  10. Quality of Life Inquiry (Scaffolded Inquiry)
  11. Economic Systems (Cut and Match)
  12. Economic Sectors (Cut and Match)
  13. Developed Versus Developing (Cut and Match)
  14. Economics Systems and Sectors Quiz (Match Columns)
  15. Global Distribution of Wealth (Word Bank Questions & Cut and Match)

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