September 22, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Return Graded Work!
  2. Cont. PPT/story guide – Scottish Highlanders & the Malcontents
  3. DBQ M: Malcontent Point of View:

NO HWMK! HAVE A WONDERFUL FALL BREAK!

Expect the Founding of GA TEST to be Thurs. OR Fri. the week we come back from break!

Read180:

  1. Peer Edit rough drafts
  2. Begin writing final draft! Complete the week we return from break if necessary!

NO HMWK!

September 21, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Immunity Idol Ceremony
  2. Immunity Challenge – HW Check #2- CONGRATS TO TRIBE WINNERS: Feugo My Eggo. Guwop, Error, and Peppa Pig!
  3. Cont. PPT/story guide notes (ppt located under unit resources)
  4. Discovery Ticket #3
  5. DBQ Document S: The Salzburgers – 4 Doc S The Salzburgers-26hv05h

NO HWMK!

Read180:

  1. Use Essay outline completed in class yesterday to write Argument Essay Rough Draft
  2. If time – begin to peer edit
  3. Tomorrow, we will continue to peer edit and then write our final drafts

NO HMWK!

Reminder – NOVEL QUIZ #1 must be completed by end of class tmrrw!

Vocab Quiz Immunity Challenge Winners!

The following tribes had the HIGHEST averages from yesterday’s Vocab Quiz….members may bring snacks tomorrow for the Immunity Idol Ceremony!!! Congratulations!

Block 3 – Pickle Rick

Block 4 – Yellow Submarine

Block 5 – Boonk Gang

Block 7 – Sour Patch Kids!

September 20, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Immunity Idol Ceremony
  2. Cont. Founding of Georgia PPT and study guide – to see a copy of the ppt, click “unit resources”
  3. Reward Challenge – Discovery Ticket #2
  4. Double Reward Challenge – DBQ Doc. C “Georgia’s First Colonists” 2 Doc C Colonists-z62puc

HW: complete Teacher Notes guided questions for pg. 2 (see previous post for questions) – ASSESSMENT TMRRW!

Read180:

  1. Complete Writing Essay Outline
  2. Complete one rotation

NO HWMK!

September 18, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Happy Constitution Day Video!
  2. Cont. PPT/story guide notes (1-18 should be completed by now- see ppt under Unit Resources if needed)
  3. Double Reward Challenge – DBQ Document T “Seal of the Trustees” 1 Doc T Trustees Seal-1b2sbam

HW: STUDY VOCAB! QUIZ TMRRW! https://quizlet.com/222683414/founding-of-georgia-flash-cards/

Reminder – HW Check #2 over Teacher Notes pg 2 is THURSDAY! See previous post for guided questions!

September 15, 2017 (Guided Questions for pg. 2)

Georgia Studies:

  1. Immunity Challenge – HW #1 check
  2. Cont. “Founding of Georgia” PPT and story guide – click under Unit Resources to see copies of the PPT
  3. Reward Challenge – Discovery Ticket #1 (completed as a tribe)

HW: study vocab quizlet and start reading pg. 2 of your Teacher Notes. Complete the guided questions below and bring with you to use on the assessment Thurs. 9/21: https://quizlet.com/222683414/founding-of-georgia-flash-cards/

Reminder – Vocab Quiz Tuesday! HW Check #2 Thursday!

Guided Questions for pg. 2 Teacher Notes:

  1. Who is the only trustees to travel to the new colony of Georgia?
  2. Why did Tomochichi allow Oglethorpe to settle on Yamacraw Bluff?
  3. How did Mary Musgrove’s fluency in Creek and English serve her well?
  4. What was the last colonial capital to be developed by the British in North America?
  5. Who designed Savannah?
  6. The trustees wanted Georgia to be a place for Yeoman farmers who were not influenced by __________________ and not dependent on __________________.
  7. How did Georgia prove its wroth as a buffer colony?
  8. What 2 caused the end of the Trustee period one year before the Charter of 1732 was set to expire?
  9. Why did Oglethorpe make an exception to the Trustee ban on Jews to the Georgia colony?
  10. What group of settles was the only group t have any large scale success with silk production?
  11. Why were the Highland Scots brought to Georgia by Oglethorpe? 
  12. What 3 issues/rules did the Malcontents complain about/resent?

September 14, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Introduce “Survivor Georgia” competition series!
  2. Form tribes/choose leaders
  3. Begin “Founding of Georgia” story guide and PPT – click under Unit Resources to view copies of each!

HW: Complete teacher notes guided questions (if needed) & get that parent signature! Study Vocab! https://quizlet.com/222683414/founding-of-georgia-flash-cards/

Reminders – HW Check #1 TMRRW! Vocab Quiz Tues. 9/19! HW Check #2 Th. 9/21!

Read180:

  1. Visit reading nook and computer stations

NO HMWK!

September 13, 2017 (Mrs. Skeans out sick!)

Georgia Studies:

  1. Complete the guided questions for your Founding of Georgia Teacher Notes (pg 1 front and back only). Skeans Teacher Notes 2017 – Founding of Georgia-1jvl4rc See previous post for questions or click here: FOG Teacher Notes Guided Questions-12n717d
  2. Vocab Practice – complete a journal entry as either James Oglethorpe or a Georgia colonist using at least 10 out of the 20 vocab words. Turn in before you leave.
  3. If you finish early – begin reading & annotating pg. 2 of the Teacher notes

HW: study for vocab quiz (Tues 9/19)https://quizlet.com/222683414/founding-of-georgia-flash-cards/

Reminders – HW Check #1 is THIS FRIDAY, and HW #2 is Thurs. 9/21!

Read180:

  1. Begin rbook pg. 190-191 – writing an argumentative essay

NO HMWK!

September 8, 2017

Georgia Studies:

  1. Take Exploration Test
  2. Pick up “Founding of Georgia” Teacher Notes & begin reading/annotating pg. 1 (FRONT & BACK)!

There will be 2 reading HW checks this unit!

HW: While reading your Teacher Notes, answer the following questions from pg. 1 (Front & Back)! Remember….you MUST write the question on a separate sheet of paper and answer. Have your parents sign before brining with you to class on Fri. 9/15!

  1. Georgia was founded primarily for what 3 reasons?
  2. Of those 3 reason, which was the only true success?
  3. What moved James Oglethorpe to create a colony for debtors and the “worthy poor”?
  4. While most of Georgia’s settlers were not wealthy, many were what?
  5. What incentives were given to Georgia’s first settlers?
  6. Silk production was so important to the trustees that all colonists were required to do what?
  7. When did the production of rice, indigo, and tobacco become successful?
  8. What was the effect of the Battle of Bloody Marsh?
  9. Where did the Spanish and English agree the southern border of Georgia will be?
  10. For what reason were the trustees not allowed to own land, be paid, or hold office in the colony?
  11. Why was run initially forbidden in the colony?
  12. Why were slaves also forbidden? 
  13. Why did some colonists petition for changes in Georgia’s charter?
  14. The establishment of Savannah at Yamacraw Bluff was dependent on what?

DUE DATES:  HW Check #1 (teacher notes pg 1 front & back) – Fri. 9/15; VOCAB QUIZ – Tues. 9/19; HW Check #2 (teacher notes pg 2 front & back) – Thurs. 9/21!

Read180:

  1. Catch up Day! Students split their time between the reading nook and technology stations to catch up on any needed assignments!
  2. Students received Reward Passes today for each computer segment they have completed so far this year!

NO HMWK!

September 7, 2017

Georgia Studies:  

  1. Trial by Combat Review Game – Kingdoms of Spain, England, & France compete for bonus points on tomorrow’s TEST!

HW: Review study items – story guide notes, teacher notes, video questions, & sketch notes – ANSWER KEYS can be found under the “Unit Resources” tab!

WELL HELLO, BATTLE WARRIORS! THAT WAR PAINT Y’ALL ROCKED TODAY WAS AWESOME!

OK – TEST TALK – THE QUESTIONS FROM TODAY’S REVIEW GAME CAME STRAIGHT OFF OF TMRRW’S TEST, SO THAT SHOULD GIVE YOU AN IDEA OF HOW READY YOU ARE.
BUT WHAT DOES THE TEST LOOK LIKE EXACTLY? WELL, IT’S A COMBO OF MULTIPLE CHOICE QUESTIONS, SHORT ANSWER,  AND ONE EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTION. IF YOU STUDY THE FOLLOWING ANSWER KEYS YOU’LL BE PREPARED! 

BUT HEAD’S UP – FOR THE SHORT ANSWER QUESTIONS – YOU’LL NEED TO KNOW THE NAME OF THE FIRST EUROPEAN TO SET FOOT ON AMERICAN SOIL, THE REASON WHY EUROPEANS SAILED WEST IN THE FIRST PLACE, WHICH COUNTRY WAS MOTIVATED BY MERCANTILISM, WHICH HAD A SIGNIFICANT PRESENCE IN THE COASTAL AREA OF GA BY BUILDING MISSIONS, THE DEFINITION OF MERCANTILISM, TYPE OF TRADE FRANCE DEVELOPED IN THE NEW WORLD, WHO BUILT FORT CAROLINE, AND WHO WAS SENT BY THE SPANISH TO DRIVE OUT THE FRENCH.

FOR THE PAST UNIT QUESTIONS – THERE WILL BE 5. MAKE SURE YOU KNOW WHICH REGION IS HOME TO RED CLAY AND SLOPPING HILLS, HOW THE MISSISSIPPIAN SOCIETY WAS STRUCTURED, THEIR TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS, AND THE NAMES OF THE 4 TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS USED IN GA!

OK – DON’T FORGET – FOR YOUR EXTENDED RESPONSE QUESTION – YOU’LL HAVE TO CHOOSE JUST ONE OF THE TWO QUESTIONS BELOW TO ANSWER IN A WELL-DEVELOPED PARAGRAPH (5-7 SENT):
Option 1) How did life change for the Native Americans after the arrival of Europeans explorers? (Include at least 3 examples – one MUST be DeSoto’s impact/legacy)
Option 2) Why did European countries explore, claim and settle North America? (Include reasons for France, Spain and England and give examples!)

SEE THE POST FROM YESTERDAY  TO HELP PREPARE YOU FOR THE EXTENDED RESPONSE!
OKAY – FOR THOSE OF YOU WHO STUCK WITH ME AND READ DOWN THIS FAR – HERE’S A LITTLE SOMETHING SPECIAL JUST FOR YOU! CLICK ON THE LINK BELOW – YOU’LL FIND 15 VIDEOS ON EXPLORATION. CHOOSE 3 TO WATCH. WHILE WATCHING, WRITE DOWN THE TITLE OF EACH VIDEO ON A SHEET OF PAPER AND WRITE DOWN AT LEAST 3 INTERESTING FACTS YOU LEARNED FOR EACH VIDEO. THAT’S A TOTAL 9 FACTS! HAVE YOUR PARENTS SIGN IT – GIVE IT TO ME TMRRW AND YOU’LL EARN A 5 BONUS PT PASS YOU CAN ADD TO ANY ASSIGNMENT OF YOUR CHOOSING!

Link – http://www.history.com/topics/exploration