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A.      15 POINTS Name the Countries in your country

a.     Who are the neighbors?

b.     What is the current population?

c.     What are the major cities?

d.     What is the population in the major cities

e.     Find an image of your country  continent to include in your project

f.     Include an image of your country

g.    Include an image of the flag


B.      15 POINTS Geography of your country- Be Specific, use appropriate names of landforms, be specific, be correct

a.    Describe the climate (weather over time)

b.    Note the Differences in the climate- mountains, lakes, high/low altitudes, difference between the Southern and southern regions,

c.    Landlocked?

d.    Plate tectonic activity?



C.      The Elements of Culture

1.    10 POINTS Language- list the language (s),

·         Global Connection -where did the language come from?

·         What is the connection between the two countries that speak the same language (history)


2.    10 POINTS Economy-

·         What type of economic structure is each country?

·         What type of currency do they use?

·         Name renewable and non-renewable resources in the area?

Where are they located?- Include a map you can find online

·         What are the country’s exports? Imports?

·         With whom and what do they trade mostly?



3.    15 POINTS Government

·         Describe the government type.- refer to your notes

·         Balanced power? Branches of government? Cabinets?

·         Limited or unlimited?

·         What do they call the person in charge? (president, king?)

·         Who is the current president? Leader? give the name

·         Is it currently a stable government? 


4.    10 POINTS Ethnic Groups-

·         Are there other ethnic groups in your country?

·         Percentage of ethnic groups?

·         Describe the influence of ethnic groups on the population? (Religion? Food? Music?)

·         Are they there a result of push/pull factors of migration?  Where did they leave?



5.    10 POINTS Customs-

·         What are the customs of each group?

·         Specific family roles?

·         Birth, death, marriage customs?


6.    10 POINTS History-

·         How the country was established

·         Who were the original people in your country prior to European exploration and settlement? Give me the native names of the tribes/people/clan

·         Main Characters and events in history or history’s establishment?

Summarize in your own words






Information above-                                              100 points for project

Overall Presentation/grammar/ submission        100 points test grade