August 31, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Review PBIS Rewards program – to view your points, you can download the app & scan the sticker you received in HR OR you can go to the website PBISrewards.com. Student code is your lunch #, school code is 1315.
  2. VOCAB QUIZ – GOT Battle #2
  3. Cont. “Exploration” PPT and story guide – look under Unit Resources to see the ppt notes you may have missed!

HW: Complete reading of the Teacher Notes & answer the guided questions under my previous blog post titled, “Exploration Guided Questions” – get a parent signature and bring with you to class tmrrw to use on the HW assessment!

Due Dates: HW assessment tmrrw; TEST THURSDAY 9/7!

Read180:

  1. Whole Group – pg. 184 in rBook, “America’s Least Wanted”
  2. Complete rotation 1. Small group students completed p. 185 in the rBook. Focus on Cause and Effect.

HW NONE!

 

August 30, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Role Play – “Hernando de Soto & the Indian Princess”
  2. Skoscar Vote – congratulations to all the Skoscar winners!

HW: Study Vocab Quizlet (under tab above) – QUIZ TMRRW!

Reminder – you should be reading your Teacher Notes and answering the guided questions (see previous post) – see HMWK check!

Read180:

  1. Students rotated between the Reading Nook and Technology Stations
  2. At this point,  all students should have completed and turned in at least ONE reading log from the reading nook.

NO HMWK!

 

 

August 29, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Cont. Exploration PPT and story guide – if you need to access the ppt notes, remember to go under “unit resources”
  2. Game of Thrones Exploration Battle #1- Discovery Ticket #1

HW: cont. to read Teacher Notes (complete guided questions found under previous post & bring with you Fri. 9/1); study vocab for Quiz Thurs!

7th Block – complete New World video (link found under yesterday’s post & under “unit resources”) & video questions!

Read180:

  1. Complete rotations 2 and 3
  2. In small group – students complete pg. 179 in rBook

NO HMWK!

August 28, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Take RI (reading inventory)  test in the computer lab
  2. Watch, “Mankind: The Story of All of Us – New Worlds” and complete video questions: Mankind – New Worlds video worksheet-1njsiyp

To access the video, look under the Unit Resources tab or click here: https://safeshare.tv/submit?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DXzPbZYZj7fw 

HW: If you did NOT complete the video today in class, finish watching it tonight and answer video questions.

Reminders: Vocab Quiz has been moved to THURSDAY – 8/31! Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/219404539/exploration-vocabulary-words-flash-cards/

HW check – Fri. 9/1!

Read180:

  1. Whole Group lesson p. 178 Reading: Freaky Fish Invasion
  2. Rotation #1 (in small group, students complete Cause and Effect pg. 179)

NO HMWK!

August 25, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Introduce “Game of Thrones” Exploration competition – form Houses, write House words, and design your House banner.
  2. Begin “Exploration” PPT & story guide

HW: cont. read/annotate Exploration Teacher Notes – complete guided questions to use on the assessment Fri. 9/1 (see previous post for questions).

VOCAB QUIZ – Wed. 8/30

Read180:

Media Center Orientation

NO HMWK!

August 24, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Return Graded Papers & discuss feedback
  2. Take Prehistoric GA TEST!
  3. Begin reading Exploration Teacher Notes & answering guided questions (see previous post): European Exploration Teacher Notes-1ghmvdp

HW: cont. reading teacher notes and working on questions – HW assessment will be Fri. 9/1!

Vocab Quiz – Wed. 8/30!

Read180:

  1. Complete rotations 2 and 3 today.
  2. In small group, we have completed rbook work for Reading #2 (p. 180-183). (We will complete reading #1 next week as we skipped over it this week)

HW: NONE!

Exploration Teacher Notes Guided Questions

Students! Each night, your HW should be reading and annotating your Teacher Notes on Exploration: European Exploration Teacher Notes-1ghmvdp

To help prepare you for the HW assessment, copy down the following questions on a sheet of notebook paper and get a parent signature. Bring this with you to class to use on the HW assessment! HW assessment will be Fri. 9/1!

  1. What was the primary cause for exploration in North America?
  2. What type of trade did France develop in North America, and where specifically?
  3. Why did the Spanish never realize the need to create self-sustaining colonies?
  4. What are the 3 steps to the economic policy of mercantilism?
  5. Other than mercantilism, what were the 2 other reasons England had for creating colonies?
  6. What did the journals kept by Desoto’s men during his expedition throughout the southeast give us?
  7. What animal did Desoto’s expedition bring to the New World?
  8. Name 3 devastating diseases Desoto’s expedition brought to the American Indians?
  9. Why was Desoto’s expedition considered a failure? (2 reasons)
  10. Where did the Spanish build their missions?
  11. What was the primary goal of the Spanish Missions?
  12. What impact did the Spanish Missions have on American Indian society?
  13. What 2 events caused the end of the Spanish mission period in Georgia?

August 22, 2017

 Georgia Studies:

  1. PBIS Rewards Discussion – students, you can see your points by logging into the PBISawards.com. School code is 1315 and student code is your lunch number!
  2. Vocab Quiz!
  3. Body Biographies

HW: Begin to review your Story Guide and Mississippian Chart to prepare for THURSDAY’S TEST! See my answers keys below:

Prehistory Study Guide 2017 – KEY-rzpunq

Mississippians Chart KEY-1lreh2z

Read180:

  1. Complete rotations 1 and 2 today.
  2. In small group, we completed activities on p. 180-181 in the rBook.

NO HMWK!

 

 

 

                

 

August 18, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Complete “Prehistoric Georgia” PPT and front side of story guide: Prehistory Study Guide 2017 – KEY-rzicvf
  2. Discovery Ticket #1
  3. Complete “Mississippian Indians” chart (back side of story guide) using Teacher Notes

HW: complete guided Teacher Notes questions (see previous post title) – HW CHECK MONDAY!

Vocab Quiz Tues, 8/22: https://quizlet.com/218201436/prehistory-ga-vocab-flash-cards/

TEST THURSDAY!

Read180:

  1. Catch up day – students rotated through computer software and reading nook stations.

NO HMWK!