August 16, 2018

Agenda: 

  1. Begin, “Prehistoric Georgia” PPT and story guide: Prehistory Skeans 2017-1xd8b1kPrehistory Study Guide 2017-v7ubv8
  2. Example of Oral Tradition – Eclipse, Bon Fire scene
  3. Primary Source Analysis practice – Blowing in the Wind
  4. Discovery Ticket #1 – those absent do not have to make up! 

HW: Study Vocab! (see menu, quizlets and review games, to find the quizlet) 

Vocab Quiz – TUES 8/21!

Prehistoric TEST – FRI 8/24!

August 15, 2018

Agenda: 

  1. Take Georgia Geography Test! Ya’ll ROCKED it! Class Averages… 

Block 1 – 95%

Block 2 – 93%

Block 3 – 97%

Block 6 – 98%

Block 7 – 92%

2. Pick up Teacher Notes for the NEW unit – Prehistoric Georgia – and begin to read/annotate: Skeans Teacher Notes 2017- Prehistoric Indians-2a6xz0k 

3. Study new Vocab Words – make flashcards or use the following quizlet: https://quizlet.com/307431028/prehistoric-ga-vocab-2018-flash-cards/

HW: STUDY VOCAB – QUIZ TUES. 8/21

 

August 14, 2018 (SUPERSKEANS)

Agenda:

1) Students took a short, 15-question practice assessment to see how much level of review was needed to prepare for tomorrow’s test.

2) Using the data from above, student were placed into one of 3 stations:
Station A – “Sketchnotes for Candy” – work with a partner to complete the sketchnotes provided. Use your notes, teacher notes, to help. When the front is done, come check with me for accuracy & to get candy. Repeat same for the back.
Station B – use the online textbook link (http://www.clairmontpress.com/GA11.html) to complete the handout given. If completed by the end of class with accuracy, come see me to check & get candy.
Station C – complete the quizziz review game by going to https://quizizz.com/login. Play until you score an A. If you get to a 100%, come show me to get candy! Game code: 763628

HW: STUDY! Review the items below for your TEST TMRRW!

ALRIGHT GUYS – THIS IS THE MOMENT YOU’VE BEEN WAITING FOR! YOUR VERY FIRST TEST HOOKUP OF THE YEAR! FIRST OF ALL, I SCORED YOU AN ANSWER KEY OF THE STORY GUIDE FOR YOU TO USE WHEN STUDYING TONIGHT. BUT ALSO DON’T FORGET TO LOOK OVER YOUR TEACHER NOTES & SKETCH NOTES AS WELL! Georgia Geography Story Guide notes 2016 – ANSWER KEY-13qfw0aGeorgia Geog Guided Questions – KEY-w3ov8x

AS FAR AS WHAT QUESTIONS WILL BE ON THE TEST? THE FOLLOWING ITEMS WILL BE MULTIPLE CHOICE…….be sure to know the crops, physical features and special facts for each region. Like know which one gets the most precipitation, or had the first gold rush, which one is home to Dalton and carpet manufacturing, which one contains coal, is home to Lookout Mtn, and which is home to naval stores and pulp production. Also know which region of the United States GA is located in, where both the Savannah and Chattahoochee Rivers are located, and which region is home to the film & music industry.

FOR THE SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS…..be able to answer the following:
Which river is the primary water source for the people of Atlanta?
What is the most important economic activity in the Appalachian Plateau, and what is the most important product?
The waterfalls found on the Fall Line were difficult to navigate by settlers, but they did offer what?
Georgia’s warm, wet climate makes it an ideal location for ______________________, and its relatively mild climate has brought _______________and ________________ to the state.
Name major crops found in the Coastal Plains.
Identify the 4 major transportation systems:
Name Georgia’s 2 deepwater seaports:

Last but not least…for the MAP SECTION……be able to label the following:

August 9, 2018

Agenda: 

  1. AC classes  – Street Chalk Art – Georgia Map Practice
  2. On -Level classes – begin Georgia Map Activity, finish in class tmrrw! 

HW: NONE!

Reminders – GEOGRAPHY TEST ON WEDNESDAY 8/15!

 

August 8, 2018

Agenda: 

  1. Take Vocab Quiz & review 
  2. Review answers to HW guided questions & discuss: Georgia Geog Guided Questions – KEY-w3e200
  3. complete, “Transportation Systems” handout & review answers as a class: Georgia Transportation Systems-ws79ab

HW: NONE!

Reminders…..Almost There Quiz – Tues. 8/14; TEST – Wed. 8/15!