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UkraineNativeLanguagesCensus2001detailed-en.png (2500x1720 pixels) | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
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Ukraine Crisis in Maps

Ukraine Crisis in Maps | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
A visual survey of the continuing dispute, including satellite images of Russian naval positions and maps showing political, cultural and economic factors in the crisis.
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Contributed by Mr. Chriss via e-mail 4/16/14

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With President’s Departure, Ukraine Looks Toward a Murky Future

With President’s Departure, Ukraine Looks Toward a Murky Future | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
Gone along with President Viktor F. Yanukovych was any trace of a Friday peace deal that had sought to freeze the country’s tumult.
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MAP of LANGUAGE spoken by geographic region within Crimea.

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Vote by U.N. General Assembly Isolates Russia

Vote by U.N. General Assembly Isolates Russia | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
A resolution on Ukraine rejecting Russia’s annexation of the Crimean Peninsula as illegal passed overwhelmingly.
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MONDAY:  In Class Assignment

(Day #1 - research unit)

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Obama says 'bigger nations cannot simply bully smaller ones'. Wait... what?

Obama says 'bigger nations cannot simply bully smaller ones'. Wait... what? | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
President Obama's key speech in Brussels on Ukraine and attempts to isolate Russia appears to be an exercise of omission, mutually-exclusive statements and unveiled double standards.
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TUESDAY: In Class : Video

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BrainPOP | English | Learn about Plagiarism

BrainPOP | English | Learn about Plagiarism | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
In this educational animated movie about English learn about copyright, sources, stealing, citations, bibliographies, footnotes, and endnotes.
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TBA (to be announced): Homework: PLAGIARISM VIDEO: Log In to BrainPop, Watch Plagiarism Video, Take Quiz, E-mail quiz results to teacher

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Crimea move makes Sochi look like $50 billion in wasted PR for Russia

Crimea move makes Sochi look like $50 billion in wasted PR for Russia | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
One week ago at the closing ceremony for Sochi’s Winter Olympics, IOC chief Thomas Bach delivered what many saw as a veiled plea to his host, Vladimir Putin seated opposite him in the Fisht stadium by the shores of the Black Sea.
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WEDNESAY: In Class: Video

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BrainPOP | English | Learn about Citing Sources

BrainPOP | English | Learn about Citing Sources | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
In this educational animated movie about English learn about writing bibliographies, citations, footnotes, endnotes, and sources.
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WEDNESDAY: Homework : 

1. Watch BrainPop Video on Citing Sources

2. Visit STCMS library database page - View "#1Can you Access Your NoodleTools Acct".  Access it, Verify it.  View "#2Creating a New Project and Pasting Citations".  Come to class with a Works Cited Page Titled "6th Grade CRIMEA"

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A Ukraine without Crimea

A Ukraine without Crimea | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
Crimea has voted to secede while Russia has occupied and annexed it, but regardless of the legality of these moves, Ukraine can do little to get its peninsula back. Here are a few things from Crimea that Ukraine must do without.
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FRIDAY : MAP link: Start In Class - Finish by Monday:

Draft expository paragraphs using the following: Database article venn diagram + Web Article bullet notes + This Map + One fact from CIA Factbook

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Crimea Infographic

Crimea Infographic | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
Crimea Infographic | Piktochart Infographic Editor -
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Infographics, Crimea

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Crimea holds referendum Sunday on independence from Here’s @AFP’s #infographic with key stats | TrendyPie.Com

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Ukraine+Language.png (764x531 pixels) | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
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NATO Strengthens Military Presence On Eastern Borders

NATO Strengthens Military Presence On Eastern Borders | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen says the alliance is strengthening its military presence on its eastern borders in response to the crisis in Ukraine.
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Contributed by Mr. Chriss via e-mail

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LANDS and PEOPLES - YouTube

Need to Compare and Contrast two countries? This is the resource you need.
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How to Access LANDS and PEOPLES for your VENN DIAGRAM Assignment.

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Facts About Why Crimea is in Turmoil

Facts About Why Crimea is in Turmoil | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
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MONDAY: Homework : read section titled "What is Crimea?"

(also shared via Google Drive)

Text placed into Doc format for class note taking exercise. Original Source: https://docs.google.com/a/stcva.org/document/d/1kk7dVJQJelhpQr2hpohviKlvqh54ObEBZrv9O-MKCh0/pub

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Crimea cost Ukraine over $10 billion in lost natural resources

Crimea cost Ukraine over $10 billion in lost natural resources | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's ecology and natural resources minister estimated on Monday that Kiev had lost natural resources and related assets worth 127 billion hryvnias ($10.8 bln) when Russia annexed
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TUESDAY: In Class:  Note taking with MONDAY's article (by section).  Cover A.A #1-3 in class. Assign #4-5 HW.

Archive $10 bill article for Resource_Enrichment


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BrainPOP | English | Learn about Paraphrasing

BrainPOP | English | Learn about Paraphrasing | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
In this educational animated movie about English learn about quotes, plagiarism, and summarizing.
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TBA : (to be announced) Homework: PARAPHRASING tutorial : Log In with passwords from STC MS database page: Watch Video: Take Quiz and email results to your teacher

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UPDATE 1-Crimea cost Ukraine over $10 bln in lost natural resources | Reuters

(Adds quote, background)KIEV, April 7 (Reuters) - Ukraine's ecology and naturalresources minister estimated on Monday that Kiev had lostnatural resources and related assets worth 127 billion hryvnias($10.8
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WEDNESDAY: In Class : Note Taking, Paraphrasing, Expository Writing

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Facts you need to know about Crimea and why it is in turmoil

Facts you need to know about Crimea and why it is in turmoil | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
With its multinational society and a long history of conquests, the Crimean Peninsula has always been a crossroads of cultures – and a hotbed of conflicts. Amid Ukrainian turmoil, every ethnic group of Crimeans has its own vision of the region’s future.
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THURSDAY: In Class: VIDEO

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The World Factbook

The World Factbook | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
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FRIDAY:  Statistical Resource: Find one interesting statistic and integrate it into your paragraph

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Religious map of Crimea - Infographic

Religious map of Crimea - Infographic | Geography Project: Crimea | Scoop.it
Originally posted in Russian on Maksym Vasin’s blog There are different opinions concerning the religious preferences of the Crimeans. Some assert that Crimea is purely Orthodox and Moscow Patriarc...
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Infographics, religion, Crimea, Geography

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