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https://books.google.com.ai/books?id=YF4UDYUjtjkC&printsec=copyright#v=onepage&q&f=false READING GUIDE – UNIT 4
SONORA: AN INT IM ATE GEOGRAP HY

Create: A bibliography entry for this book. (Use the library as a resource)

P R O L O G U E

Recall: How does the map on page 2 compare to maps in previous texts? What does it tell you about the area we’ll be focusing on in
this unit?

Describe: How does Yetman justify his own position as an American writing a text about Sonora on Page 5?

Describe: What 2 potential origins for the name “Sonora” does Yetman give?

1.

2.

P A R T 1 : W H E R E I T I S E M E R A L D – G R E E N I N S U M M E R TI M E – C H A P TE R 1 : A L A M O S

Define: alameda

Recall: What industry discussed in our last unit was responsible for the founding and early prosperity of Alamos?

Describe: What new industry is supporting Alamos today according to the Midwesterner on page 14?

Define tropical deciduous forest:

Define: porfiriato

Name: Two more industries discussed by Yetman in this chapter

1.

2.

P A R T 1 : W H E R E I T I S E M E R A L D – G R E E N I N S U M M E R TI M E – C H A P TE R 2 : TH E B U S H

Define milpa:

https://libguides.library.arizona.edu/syeyuma/mla

Recall: What industry discussed in our last unit is frequently a subject of Yetman’s observations?

Name: What farming technique discussed in the second unit does Yetman discover at the abandoned ranch Tepopa?

P A R T 1 : W H E R E I T I S E M E R A L D – G R E E N I N S U M M E R TI M E – C H A P TE R 3 : M A YO S

Describe: How do the communities of the Mayo look different from those of the Yaqui to the west?

Describe: What materials does Maria use to construct her loom? What does this tell you about where she lives?

Connect: How do you feel about the conversation between Yetman and Vicente Tajia on page 43? Do you think that these kinds of
conversations still happen in small communities in Sonroa?

Describe: What materials does Maria use to construct her loom? What does this tell you about where she lives?

P A R T 1 : W H E R E I T I S E M E R A L D – G R E E N I N S U M M E R TI M E – C H A P TE R 4 : GU A R I J I O S

Recall: How does the story of the Guarijìos compare to the story of the HiCed O’odham from our previous unit? What similarities can
you find?

Recall: What non-native, invasive species does Yetman observe at Burapaco?

Describe: What is the relationship between forest clearing, cattle grazing and illegal drugs (narcotraficantes)?

P A R T 1 : W H E R E I T I S E M E R A L D – G R E E N I N S U M M E R TI M E – C H A P TE R 5 : C A M I N O S O F S A N B E R N A R D O R E V I S I TE D

Define camino:

How does the word camino mean more than it’s literal translation in this chapter?

Define barrio:

Discuss: How has modernization of the cattle industry impacted small farmers (campesinos) in places like San Bernando? What
necessities must they now purchase rather than producing themselves?

P A R T 1 : W H E R E I T I S E M E R A L D – G R E E N I N S U M M E R TI M E – C H A P TE R 6 : N A V A J O A : T H E M A R K E T T O W N

Connect: Why do you think Yetman spends less time discussing Navajoa then some of the smaller communities in this part of
Sonora? What does this say about his approach to this book?

P A R T 2 : C O W S A N D C O W TO W N S – C H A P TE R 7 : B A C A D È H U A C H I

Expand: Look up Bacadehuachi in google and look at a photo of it’s mission church. How does it compare to those we discussed in
the previous unit?

Name: the small chile discussed in our previous units which flourishes near Bacadehuachi.

Discuss: Yetman discusses a pattern with young men in many of the smaller communities he describes. How does he see the flight of
younger men as a death knell for many of these communities?

P A R T 2 : C O W S A N D C O W TO W N S – C H A P TE R 8 : N À C O R I H A T S

Define: huuqui

Name: What material are Nacori hats made from?

P A R T 2 : C O W S A N D C O W TO W N S – C H A P TE R 9 : TH E H A L L S O F M O C TE Z U M A – C H A P TE R 1 0 : O F C O W B O YS A N D T H E
C A T TL E B U S I N E S S

Define: teguas

Describe: What does Yetman tell us about the inhabitants of Eastern Sonora through his description of their footwear?

Name three dishes created with beef in Sonora:

1. 2. 3.

Define: criollo

Describe: What is the attitude of the Mexican government and cattle industry toward buffelgrass?

P A R T 2 : C O W S A N D C O W TO W N S – C H A P TE R 1 1 : S A H U A R I P A

Describe: To what does Yetman attribute the relative economic stability of Sahuaripa today?

Recall: How does the historical arc of Sahuaripa resemble that of other towns from earlier in the text?

P A R T 2 : C O W S A N D C O W TO W N S – C H A P TE R 1 2 : B A C A N O R A F R O M B A C A N O R A

Define: bacanora

Update: Since 2000, Bacanora has been issued with a origin denomination bill by the Mexican Government – that means it can only
be made and sold from 35 of Sonora’s 72 municipalities — areas where it was traditionally produced. Illegal production (without the
state license) is still technically illegal, though still relatively common.

Recall: What endemic Sonoran animal is threatened by the continued production of bacanora in Sonora?

Name: What part of the agave is used for production of bacanora?

Name: 2 other local words for the spirit produced from agave:

1. 2.

P A R T 2 : C O W S A N D C O W TO W N S – C H A P TE R 1 3 : A R I V E C H I : H O M E O F TH E GO V E R N O R

Name: 2 purposes of dams in Sonora

1. 2.

Define: Jova

P A R T 2 : C O W S A N D C O W TO W N S – C H A P TE R 1 4 : YÈ C O R A

Describe: Why does Luis grow corn?

Describe: What explanation does Yetman offer for why houses in Yècora now have galvanized roofs instead of shake as they once
did?

Recall: What term does Yetman’s description of the Sierra Madre’s plant species bring to mind (think from Unit 1)?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 1 6 : C O A S T A N D D E S E R T / C H A P TE R 1 7 : L I F E O N TH E W A TE R F R O N T

Name: Name 3 geographical features found in the Central Gulf Coast Region (listed on page 147)?

1. 2. 3.

Name: Which tribe(s) inhabits the coastal regions of Sonora?

Describe: What conditions are necessary for the survival of the cardon?

Name: What natural feature is the boon of the city of Guymas?

Name: What food product has endangered the biodiversity of the Sea of Cortez?

Connect: How does Yetman’s description of San Carlos make you feel about the town? Do you think you’d want to visit it today?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 1 8 : S E R I I N D I A N S

Name: What group do linguists say the Seri language is related to?

What does this say about their likely origins?

Describe: Give an example of how the history of the Seri is different from other tribes Yetman describes:

Describe: Why are Seri baskets so expensive?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 1 9 : TH E B O O J U M F O R E S T

Recall/Connect: What did Yetman teach you about the boojum that you did not learn previously from the class?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 2 0 : YA Q U I S

Define: latifundistas

Describe: What resource has been the main source of warfare in Yaqui lands throughout history?

Name: What Yaqui cultural symbol is now synonymous with the state of Sonora?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 2 1 : O F F I R E W O O D A N D D U S T / C H A P TE R 2 2 : L U M B E R C O U N T R Y

Describe: How is the charcoal industry linked to the cattle industry and buffelgrass?

Describe: Much of the wood harvested in both of these chapters is used for what purpose?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 2 3 : L A N D O F F I R E S F R O M H E A V E N A N D H E L L

Name: What is the name of the area of volcanism described by Yetman?

Define: tinaja

Discuss: What designation was given to this area to protect it?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 2 4 : C R O W D S A N D C R O W D I N G I N N O GA L E S

Define: maquiladoras

Connect: What did you think about Yetman’s discussion of the cultural differences between men and women in Sonora? How does
this compare to your own experiences at home?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 2 5 : R I O S A N M Ì G U E L / C H A P TE R 2 6 : H E R M O S I L L O

Name: What festival does Cucurpe celebrate that Yetman attends?

Name: What is the capital city of Sonora?

Describe: How does Yetman compare the growth rate of Hermosillo to that of American cities like Phoenix and Tucson?

Recall: What agricultural problem is facing Hermosillo that we also discussed earlier in the semester?

P A R T 3 : TH E H O T C O U N T R Y – C H A P TE R 2 7 : W H E R E TH E J E S U I T S GA TH E R E D / C H A P TE R 2 8 : B A TU C A N D O TH E R
R I V E R TO W N S

Recall: What historical occurrence in Chapter 27 did we study in a previous unit? Which Unit?

Describe: What happened to the community of Batuc? What remains of it?

O V E R A L L

Name: Two major themes of Yetman’s book

1.

2.

Write: 2 “detail” questions to put on a test (include the answers)

1.

2.

Write: 2 “concept” questions to put on a test (include the answers)

1.

2.

Connect: Select quote from this book that felt significant to you.

Explain what it means:

Explain why it matters:

Conclusion: give a 2-3 sentence summary of your big take-aways from this text.

SOUTHWEST HOU SING TRAD ITIONS – D ES ING M ATERIAL S P ERFORM A NCE

Create: A bibliography entry for this text. (Use the library as a resource)

C H A P TE R 1 : P R O B L E M S A N D S O L U TI O N S

Define: colonias

How does that definition change in border towns?

How is it defined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD)?

Describe: What built feature do residents of colonias use to make their conditions more livable?

Recall: How does Vint’s description of O’odham housing compare to the descriptions from previous texts?

Name: What level of density does Vint promote as being a better response to the desert environment?

Recall: Which element of Spanish Colonial Planning discussed in previous units does Vint cite?

Define: plaza

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Describe: How does Vint propose to deal with cars in the largely pedestrian model of Sonoran cities?

Recall: On page 32 Vint describes a problem that was identified by Yetman several times in his text. What was it?

Define: vigas

Define: latillas

Define: zaguàn

Describe: How does a zaguàn help keep a home cool?

C H A P TE R 2 : D E S I GN

Define: enfilade

Describe: What material was used for the earliest roofs on adobe homes in Tucson? How did this change in the late 19th century?

Recall: What restoration mistake discussed in the previous unit does Vint describe on page 51?

Describe: Two important features of the Sonoran row house that make it efficient for heating and cooling:

1.

2.

Name: How high are typical celings in a zaguàn house?

Describe: Two important features of the zaguàn house that make it more for heating and cooling:

1.

2.

Describe: What is the function of a courtyard in the courtyard home?

Describe: Two important features of the courtyard house that make it more for heating and cooling:

1.

2.

Recall: How does Vint’s use of the term “vernacular” compare to Crewe’s article from the beginning of the semester?

C H A P TE R 3 : M A TE R I A L S

Describe: Students are often confused by the idea that Europeans brought adobe technology to the American Southwest, yet
ancient adobe structures are located here as well. How does this text answer that question?

Name: 3 ingredients for good adobe

1. 2. 3.

Name: What material is added to commercial adobe bricks to help stabilize it?

Describe: How is the high thermal mass of adobe helpful in keeping buildings thermally comfortable?

Describe: Two proposed ways to make adobe construction more feasible for affordable housing

1.

2.

Define: life-cycle cost (you will need to infer this from the text)

C H A P TE R 4 : P R O T O TY P E S

Connect: Which prototype housing plan appeals to you most? Why? (Write a few sentences)

O V E R A L L

Describe: What is the overall goal of this report by Vint? Does it achieve that goal?

Write: 2 “detail” questions to put on a test (include the answers)

1.

2.

Write: 2 “concept” questions to put on a test (include the answers)

1.

2.

Connect: Select quote from this book that felt significant to you.

Explain what it means:

Explain why it matters:

Conclusion: give a 2-3 sentence summary of your big take-aways from this text.

-End-

sonora: an intimate geography
prologue
Part 1: Where it is Emerald-Green in Summertime – Chapter 1: Alamos
Part 1: Where it is Emerald-Green in Summertime – Chapter 2: the bush
Part 1: Where it is Emerald-Green in Summertime – Chapter 3: Mayos
Part 1: Where it is Emerald-Green in Summertime – Chapter 4: Guarijios
Part 1: Where it is Emerald-Green in Summertime – Chapter 5: caminos of san bernardo revisited
Part 1: Where it is Emerald-Green in Summertime – Chapter 6: Navajoa: The Market town
Part 2: Cows and cow towns – Chapter 7: BacadÈHuachi
Part 2: Cows and cow towns – Chapter 8: nÀcori hats
Part 2: Cows and cow towns – Chapter 9: the halls of moctezuma – Chapter 10: of cowboys and the cattle business
Part 2: Cows and cow towns – Chapter 11: Sahuaripa
Part 2: Cows and cow towns – Chapter 12: bacanora from bacanora
Part 2: Cows and cow towns – Chapter 13: Arivechi: Home of the Governor
Part 2: Cows and cow towns – Chapter 14: yÈcora
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 16: COAST AND DESERT / Chapter 17: life on the waterfront
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 18: seri indians
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 19: the boojum forest
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 20: yaquis
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 21: of firewood and dust / Chapter 22: Lumber Country
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 23: Land of Fires from Heaven and Hell
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 24: crowds and crowding in nogales
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 25: Rio san mÌguel / Chapter 26: hermosillo
Part 3: THE HOT COUNTRY – Chapter 27: where the jesuits gathered / chapter 28: batuc and other river towns
OVERALL

southwest housing traditions – desing materials performance
Chapter 1: Problems and solutions
Chapter 2: design
Chapter 3: materials
Chapter 4: prototypes
OVERALL

Create A bibliography entry for this book Use the library as a resource:
this unit:
Describe How does Yetman justify his own position as an American writing a text about Sonora on Page 5:
Describe What 2 potential origins for the name Sonora does Yetman give:
2:
PART 1 WHERE IT IS EMERALDGREEN IN SUMMERTIME CHAPTER 1 ALAMOS:
Recall What industry discussed in our last unit was responsible for the founding and early prosperity of Alamos:
Describe What new industry is supporting Alamos today according to the Midwesterner on page 14:
undefined:
Define tropical deciduous forest:
Name Two more industries discussed by Yetman in this chapter:
2_2:
PART 1 WHERE IT IS EMERALDGREEN IN SUMMERTIME CHAPTER 2 THE BUSH:
Recall What industry discussed in our last unit is frequently a subject of Yetmans observations:
Name What farming technique discussed in the second unit does Yetman discover at the abandoned ranch Tepopa:
Describe How do the communities of the Mayo look different from those of the Yaqui to the west:
Describe What materials does Maria use to construct her loom What does this tell you about where she lives:
conversations still happen in small communities in Sonroa:
Describe What materials does Maria use to construct her loom What does this tell you about where she lives_2:
you find:
Recall What nonnative invasive species does Yetman observe at Burapaco:
Describe What is the relationship between forest clearing cattle grazing and illegal drugs narcotraficantes:
PART 1 WHERE IT IS EMERALDGREEN IN SUMMERTIME CHAPTER 5 CAMINOS OF SAN BERNARDO REVISITED:
How does the word camino mean more than its literal translation in this chapter:
Define barrio:
necessities must they now purchase rather than producing themselves:
Sonora What does this say about his approach to this book:
the previous unit:
Name the small chile discussed in our previous units which flourishes near Bacadehuachi:
younger men as a death knell for many of these communities:
PART 2 COWS AND COW TOWNS CHAPTER 8 NÀCORI HATS:
Name What material are Nacori hats made from:
CATTLE BUSINESS:
Describe What does Yetman tell us about the inhabitants of Eastern Sonora through his description of their footwear:
Name three dishes created with beef in Sonora:
3:
undefined_2:
2_3:
Describe What is the attitude of the Mexican government and cattle industry toward buffelgrass:
Describe To what does Yetman attribute the relative economic stability of Sahuaripa today:
Recall How does the historical arc of Sahuaripa resemble that of other towns from earlier in the text:
Define bacanora:
Recall What endemic Sonoran animal is threatened by the continued production of bacanora in Sonora:
Name What part of the agave is used for production of bacanora:
1:
2_4:
1_2:
2_5:
Define Jova:
Describe Why does Luis grow corn:
did:
Recall What term does Yetmans description of the Sierra Madres plant species bring to mind think from Unit 1:
1_3:
2_6:
3_2:
Name Which tribes inhabits the coastal regions of Sonora:
Describe What conditions are necessary for the survival of the cardon:
Name What natural feature is the boon of the city of Guymas:
Name What food product has endangered the biodiversity of the Sea of Cortez:
Connect How does Yetmans description of San Carlos make you feel about the town Do you think youd want to visit it today:
undefined_3:
Name What group do linguists say the Seri language is related to:
Describe Give an example of how the history of the Seri is different from other tribes Yetman describes:
Describe Why are Seri baskets so expensive:
RecallConnect What did Yetman teach you about the boojum that you did not learn previously from the class:
PART 3 THE HOT COUNTRY CHAPTER 20 YAQUIS:
Describe What resource has been the main source of warfare in Yaqui lands throughout history:
Name What Yaqui cultural symbol is now synonymous with the state of Sonora:
Describe How is the charcoal industry linked to the cattle industry and buffelgrass:
Describe Much of the wood harvested in both of these chapters is used for what purpose:
PART 3 THE HOT COUNTRY CHAPTER 23 LAND OF FIRES FROM HEAVEN AND HELL:
Name What is the name of the area of volcanism described by Yetman:
Discuss What designation was given to this area to protect it:
PART 3 THE HOT COUNTRY CHAPTER 24 CROWDS AND CROWDING IN NOGALES:
this compare to your own experiences at home:
PART 3 THE HOT COUNTRY CHAPTER 25 RIO SAN MÌGUEL CHAPTER 26 HERMOSILLO:
Name What festival does Cucurpe celebrate that Yetman attends:
Describe How does Yetman compare the growth rate of Hermosillo to that of American cities like Phoenix and Tucson:
Recall What agricultural problem is facing Hermosillo that we also discussed earlier in the semester:
Recall What historical occurrence in Chapter 27 did we study in a previous unit Which Unit:
Describe What happened to the community of Batuc What remains of it:
Name Two major themes of Yetmans book:
2_7:
Write 2 detail questions to put on a test include the answers:
2_8:
Write 2 concept questions to put on a test include the answers:
2_9:
Connect Select quote from this book that felt significant to you:
Explain what it means:
Explain why it matters:
Create A bibliography entry for this text Use the library as a resource:
CHAPTER 1 PROBLEMS AND SOLUTIONS:
How does that definition change in border towns:
How is it defined by the US Department of Housing and Urban Development HUD:
Describe What built feature do residents of colonias use to make their conditions more livable:
Recall How does Vints description of Oodham housing compare to the descriptions from previous texts:
Name What level of density does Vint promote as being a better response to the desert environment:
Recall Which element of Spanish Colonial Planning discussed in previous units does Vint cite:
Define plaza:
Describe How does Vint propose to deal with cars in the largely pedestrian model of Sonoran cities:
Recall On page 32 Vint describes a problem that was identified by Yetman several times in his text What was it:
Define vigas:
Define latillas:
Define zaguàn:
Describe How does a zaguàn help keep a home cool:
Define enfilade:
Describe What material was used for the earliest roofs on adobe homes in Tucson How did this change in the late 19th century:
Recall What restoration mistake discussed in the previous unit does Vint describe on page 51:
1_4:
2_10:
Name How high are typical celings in a zaguàn house:
1_5:
2_11:
Describe What is the function of a courtyard in the courtyard home:
1_6:
2_12:
Recall How does Vints use of the term vernacular compare to Crewes article from the beginning of the semester:
ancient adobe structures are located here as well How does this text answer that question:
1_7:
2_13:
3_3:
Name What material is added to commercial adobe bricks to help stabilize it:
Describe How is the high thermal mass of adobe helpful in keeping buildings thermally comfortable:
1_8:
2_14:
Define lifecycle cost you will need to infer this from the text:
Describe What is the overall goal of this report by Vint Does it achieve that goal:
1_9:
2_15:
1_10:
2_16:
Connect Select quote from this book that felt significant to you_2:
Explain what it means_2:
Explain why it matters_2:
Text1:
Text2:

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