How Georgia Got Its Shape

Using the following guide as you read and annotate this selection.

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  • Read the passage about the creation of the borders of Georgia.
  • Look for references in the text for things you already know (e.g., the Charter, Battle of Bloody Marsh, north Georgia’s coal deposits, etc.).
  • Annotate the text as you read:
  • Star (*) the things you already know
  • Circle and define unfamiliar terms
  • Underline main ideas
  • Write each paragraph summary in the margins
  • Beat the Teacher: write five questions based on the reading, trying to stump other students and the teacher!