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GGRB03: Writing Geography

This guide will help students in GGRB03 with finding scholarly and popular sources for your essay assignment on writing a personal story about a place you lived or visited.

Building on curiosities

Individual Write

Either using your topic or the example topic discussed earlier, write down what you are curious to learn more about by finishing the sentence:

I am curious to learn more about....

Find a Popular Source

  • Evaluate the source using RADAR
  • How does this source inform your curiosity?

Find a Scholarly Source

  • Why is this source relevant to your curiosity?
  • How does it relate to geography?


  • Continue to develop your who, what, where, when worksheet
  • Write down what is the geography lens
  • Write a why or how question