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Monday October 8th through Friday October 12th

Monday October 8th 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What was the significance of the Battle of Kettle Creek in Georgia?  Explain.

2)Information for the week – PSAT pre-Admin tomorrow; PSAT Wednesday; Test on Thursday (also Early Release)

3)Go over study guide

4)Quick Write – Describe at least three weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.

**Revolution and Statehood Test on Thursday

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Name and describe three weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation. (may use their devices)

2)Work on the American Revolution and Statehood Assessment Study Guide – due tomorrow  American Revolution and Statehood Assessment Study Guide-2aied1n

3)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Explain how the debate for representation and how Georgia  saved the Constitutional Convention.

**Study Guide due tomorrow

**Revolution and Statehood Assessment on Thursday

 

Tuesday October 9th

Georgia Studies

We did Pre-Administration of the PSAT 8/9 (bubbling in student information, and other information).  This will reduce the amount of time to administer the actual test tomorrow.

 

Revolution and Statehood Summative Assessment on Thursday

Study Guide answers – American Revolution and Statehood Assessment Study Guide – answers-1pvdkn6

Kahoot Review Game – American Revolution Review Game

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Describe the benefits The U.S. Constitution provided the country in comparison to the Articles of Confederation. (can use devices)

2)Go over Study Guide/KAHOOT Review Game

American Revolution and Statehood Assessment Study Guide – answers-1pvdkn6

Kahoot Review Game – American Revolution Review Game

3)Quick Write – Use the picture of the “tarring and Feathering” and describe why this was considered leading up to the American Revolution.

Tarring and Feathering Quick Write-1ob6ukb

**Revolution and Statehood Summative on Thursday

**No classes tomorrow

Thursday October 11th

Georgia Studies and AC Georgia Studies

1)Students are taking the American Revolution and Statehood Summative Assessment

2) Many will finish tomorrow

3)When finished, take a Westward Expansion word search activity

 

Friday October 12th 

Georgia Studies and AC Georgia Studies

1)Introduce Assignment Menu  Assignment Menu Directions 2018 AC-28vap8s             Assignment Menu Directions On level 2018-qzg06n

2)Finish Tests

3)Begin Assignment Menu – due Thursday October 18th

 

 

 

Monday October 1st through Friday October 5th

Monday October 1st 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Who are the Tories/Loyalists?

2)Read the text of “Who Were the Loyalists” and briefly discuss  Who Were the Loyalists-2km17j2

3)Propaganda Poster to remain loyal to the king

4)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Would you have been a Loyalist?  Why or why not?  Explain.

**Revolution and Statehood Test on Tuesday 10/9

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Who were the Georgia signers to the Declaration of Independence?

2)“War for Independence” reading and web organizer  The War for Independence reading-2kyp1uu           The War for Independence-167xc4h

3) Finish tonight if not done in class

4)   Ticket-Out-The-Door – Which battle was considered the turning point of the Revolution?

 

Tuesday October 2nd

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Who were the Georgia signers to the Declaration of Independence?

2)Declaration of Independence activity

3)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Write a declaration of “independence” in your own words, in a paragraph or two, regarding a parent, an “annoying” teacher, a friend group, etc.

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Why did the French openly join the cause for American Independence?

2)Go over “The War for Independence”

3)Georgia Stories – “The Liberty Boys”  Liberty Boys Georgia STories links-2lrj5s5      The Liberty Boys – Georgia Stories-1ff8jga

4)Quick Write – What effect did American independence have on the British Empire?

 

Wednesday October 3rd 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Name a notable Revolutionary War figure from Georgia.  What was significant about them?

2)Schoolhouse Rock on Revolution

3)Georgia Stories – “Liberty Boys”  The Liberty Boys – Georgia Stories-1ff8jga          Liberty Boys Georgia STories links-2lrj5s5

4)Most Important – Who was the most notable/important figure from the Revolution?  Why?  Explain.

5)Work on Revolution and Statehood Summative Assessment Study Guide  American Revolution and Statehood Assessment Study Guide-2aied1n

**Study Guide due Friday

**Revolution and Statehood Test on Tuesday 10/9

 

AC Georgia Studies

1) Warm Up – What event would you consider the most significant cause of the Revolution?  Why? Explain.

2) American Revolution Notes  American Revolution Notes organizer-1fpik6b          American Revolution Notes-1e4geso

3) We will finish the last slide tomorrow in class

 

Thursday October 4th 

Georgia Studies

1) Warm Up – What was the Articles of Confederation?  Why did the U.S. change this? (you can use your device and/or textbook at your tables)

2) “Georgia at the Constitutional Convention” reading and guided questions  Georgia at the Constitutional Convention-2m7pp7x

3) Go over

4) Summary Writing – Which Georgian was instrumental in saving the Constitutional Convention?  What did he do?  Explain.

**Change – Study Guide due Tuesday, Test on Thursday 10/11

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Finish notes

2)Georgia Stories – “The Big Question” and “The Siege of Savannah”  The Big Question, Savannah, Nanvy Hart movie links-178lung                           The Big Question, Savannah, Nancy Hart – Georgia Stories-1d3hpfb

3)Most Important – Why was the battle of Kettle Creek important to the Patriots cause for Georgia?

**Revolution Study Guide due Tuesday October 9th; Revolution Test Thursday October 11th

 

Friday October 5th 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Who were the 4 Georgians who attended the Constitutional Convention in 1787 in Philadelphia?

2)Discussion on the reading from yesterday

3)Work on Study Guide  American Revolution and Statehood Assessment Study Guide-2aied1n

4)Quick Write – Why did Georgia support a stronger central government?  Explain.

**Study Guide due Tuesday October 9th

**American Revolution and Statehood Summative Assessment on Thursday October 11th

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What battle was most important to the patriots being victorious during the Revolution?

2)“Development Toward a Federal Union” reading and notetaking organizer  Development Toward A Federal Union-1fcji40          development towards a federal union-ux1ca9

3)Split class up into sections (15 minute activity)

4)Share

5)Summary Writing – What was a major flaw of the Articles of Confederation?

Monday September 17th through Friday September 21st

Monday September 17th

Georgia Studies

  1. Warm Up – Who were the opposing sides during the French and Indian War?
  2. French and Indian War Notes with guided questions  French and Indian War Cartoons and Questions-2miowtb            French and Indian War Guided Questions-290m06l       French and Indian War Guided Questions – answers-1z4no9v
  3. Review Questions
  4. Summary Writing – A)  Explain how the English won the French and Indian War (include two examples/events)?                                            2) How did the English victory lead to the American Revolution (include two examples/events)?

AC Georgia Studies

1)Colonization Review  Colonization Key Concept Assessment-2frtwwh

2)13 Colonies Activity  13 Colonies Map-1cegmnc

  1. A) Color the 13 colonies map using three colors (Southern, Middle, and New England)
  2. B) Label the following colonial cities: New York, Philadelphia, Boston, Charleston, and Savannah
  3. C) Label the Savannah River, the Altamaha River, Ft. Darien and Ft. Frederica

4) Go over Review

5) Quick Write: Compare and contrast the land regulations (inheritance and ownership) between the Trustee and Royal Periods

**Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment tomorrow

 

Tuesday September 18th

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What do you know about the American Revolution?  List what you know.

2)“Evolution to our Revolution” workstation Activity

**We will finish workstations tomorrow

AC Georgia Studies

1)Take 10 minutes to a final review of your notes

2)Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment

3)When finished work on Causes of Revolution word search

 

Wednesday September 19th

Georgia Studies

  1. “Evolution to our Revolution” workstation Activity continue
  2.  Unrest ratings activity and timeline activity  Evolution of our Revolution Activity-1jht7fg           Evolution of our Revolution Activity Key-22bm43k
  3. Quick Write – What event occurred as a result of the Boston Tea Party?  Why was Parliament so harsh?

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Why did Britain start interfering with the policies and administration of the 13 colonies?

2)Workstation Activities – French and Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, and the Stamp Act

French and Indian War Guided Questions-290m06l       French and Indian War Cartoons and Questions-2miowtb    Proclamation of 1763 reading-1aihau   Proclamation of 1763          Guided Questions-zdik5p                               T  he Stamp Act Guided Questions-1g7ey22                             Boundaries of Proclamation of 1763 map-zhj1kh

3)Quick Write – What was one of the most influential causes of the American Revolution?  Why?  Explain.

 

Thursday September 20th

Georgia Studies

  1. Warm Up – Which event was the most significant cause of the Revolution?  Why? Explain.
  2. American Revolution Notes American Revolution Notes-1e4geso                                American Revolution Notes organizer-1fpik6b
  3. Quick Write – Who led the patriots to victory at the battle of Kettle Creek?Why is this battle significant to Georgia in regards to winning the Revolution?

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up –  What right or freedom do you think is most important to you?  Why? Explain.

2)Schoolhouse Rock video – “Fireworks”

3)Declaration of Independence “Group-Share” activity  3 sections_ for Declaration of Independence Activity-2bh8ka2                                    The Declaration of Independence-21if7ts

4)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Write a declaration of “independence” in your own words, in a paragraph or two, regarding a parent, an “annoying” teacher, a friend group, etc.

 

Friday September 21st 

Georgia Studies

1.Warm Up – Why was the battle of Kettle Creek important to the Patriots cause for Georgia?

2.Georgia Stories – The Big Question, Siege of Savannah, Nancy Hart  The Big Question, Savannah, Nancy Hart – Georgia Stories-1d3hpfb             The Big Question, Savannah, Nanvy Hart movie links-178lung

3.Ticket-Out-The-Door – Why is the story of Nancy Hart so patriotic for our independence?

**Enjoy the Fall Break

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What were some feelings do you think the colonists were experiencing regarding the changing British attitudes/relationship towards the colonies?

2)Tories Reading and discussion  Who Were the Loyalists-2klij4k

3)Newspaper Activity   Newspaper Template Payed Political Announcment-1d7dxo3

Newspaper Activity Directions

A)Choose a side – Loyalist (Torey) or Patriot (Whig)

B)In the large box write your argument to stay loyal to the king or time for independence

C)In the small box will be your picture

D)Title your picture in the box provided

E)Dates of Event(s) in the box provided

4)Quick Write – Which ad from today do you think would have influenced you the greatest to seek or not seek independence?  Why?  Explain.

5) Video wrap up – “To Late To Apologize”  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uZfRaWAtBVg

Monday September 10th through Friday September 14th

Monday September 10th

Georgia Studies

  1. Warm Up – Which Native American tribe allowed Oglethorpe and the new colonists to settle on Yamacraw Bluff?
  2. Supplemental notes on Trustee Period  Founding of Georgia Supplementary Notes 2018-2lne6yo                         Founding of Georgia Supplementary Notes Organizer 2018-284xw0m
  3. Quick Review Questions from notes (see Power Point)
  4. Summary Writing – Which individual or group had the most impact to either make the colony a success or a failure?  Why?

**Trustee and Royal Periods Study Guide due Wednesday

**Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment on Friday

 

AC Georgia Studies

Periods 2, 3, and 6

1)Warm Up – What were the issues the malcontents had that the Trustees gave into?

2)Georgia Stories videos on Founding of Georgia:  Mickve Israel and The Scottish Highlanders  Georgia Stories – scotts, Jews, Daily Life, Mercantalism-1sjkq8o

3)Salzburgers Reading with guided questions  The Salzburgers Reading Guided Questions – answers-218w3y8        The Salzburgers Reading Guided Questions-upu7gu              Salzburgers Reading-qru5f7

4)Ticket Out the Door – Who are the Scottish Highlanders?  Explain why they are significant to the development of Georgia.

Period 7

1)Warm Up – What were the issues the malcontents had that the Trustees gave into?

2)Georgia Stories videos on Founding of Georgia:  Day in the Life  and Mercantalism  Georgia Stories – scotts, Jews, Daily Life, Mercantalism-1sjkq8o

3) Salzburgers Reading with guided questions  The Salzburgers Reading Guided Questions – answers-218w3y8                             The Salzburgers Reading Guided Questions-upu7gu                                Salzburgers Reading-qru5f7

4)Ticket Out the Door – Explain why the system of mercantilism was important to the success of the British Empire.

 

Tuesday September 11th

Georgia Studies

  1. Warm Up – What were the issues the malcontents had that the Trustees gave into
  2. Changes in the Georgia Colony Chart – students were split for the Trustee period, then we shared the information
  3. I then went through the Royal Period  Changes in the Georgia Colony-2ig1agq          Changes in the Georgia Colony – answers-2ld180q          Royal Period Notes – changes in Colony-zq2g8w
  4. Most Important – Which change during Royal period had the most impact on the success of the colony?  Why?  Explain.

**Quick Check Tomorrow

**Study Guide due tomorrow; test on Friday

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which Native American tribe allowed Oglethorpe and the new colonists to settle on Yamacraw Bluff?

2)Georgia Stories videos on Founding of Georgia:   Day in the Life   Mercantalism

3)Notes on Malcontents and Land Distribution policies  Founding of Georgia Supplementary Notes Organizer 2018-284xw0m                    Founding of Georgia Supplementary Notes 2018-2lne6yo

4)Summary Writing – Which individual or group had the most impact to either make the colony a success or a failure?  Why?

**Trustee Period Quick Check tomorrow

 

Wednesday September 12th 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which group was most beneficial to the success of the Georgia colony?  Explain.

2)Go over Trustee and Royal Periods Study Guide  Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment Study Guide 2018 – answers-28rzhyq

3)Trustee Period Quick Check

**Trustee and Royal Period Summative Assessment on Friday

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What were the restrictions placed on land?

2)Trustee period Quick Check

3)Trustee and Royal Period Study Guide – work on  Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment Study Guide 2018-xrno5a

4)Most Important – Which group was most important for the defense of the colony of Georgia?

**Study Guide due Friday

**Trustee and Royal Period Summative Assessment on Tuesday

 

Thursday September 13th 

Georgia Studies

  1. Warm Up – Name and describe one difference between the Trustee and Royal periods.
  2. Supplemental Notes on Royal Period  Royal Colony Notes CLOZE Notes-29a0n4k                                     Royal Colony Notes CLOZE Notes – answers-189goej                                   Royal Colony Notes-1sbqjvw
  3. Most Important – What were the benefits for the Georgia colonists under Royal rule?  Explain.**Trustee and Royal periods Summative Assessment tomorrow

 

AC Georgia Studies

  1. Warm Up – What were the issues the malcontents had that the Trustees gave into
  2. Changes in the Georgia Colony Activity  Changes in the Georgia Colony – answers-2ld180q                   Changes in the Georgia Colony-2ig1agq
  3. Most Important – Which change during Royal period had the most impact on the success of the colony?  Why?  Explain**Study Guide due tomorrow

** Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment on Tuesday

 

Friday September 14th 

Georgia Studies

1)10 minutes to Review for Summative Assessment

2)Trustee and Royal Period Summative Assessment

3) Causes of Revolution Word Search

**Enjoy the weekend

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which group was most beneficial to the success of the Georgia colony?  Explain.

2)Go over Trustee and Royal Periods Study Guide  Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment Study Guide 2018 – answers-28rzhyq

3)Royal Period Supplementary Notes  Rolyal Colony Note Graphic Organizer-23dy3yg          Royal Colony Notes-1sbqjvw

**Trustee and Royal Period Summative Assessment on Tuesday

Tuesday September 4th through Friday September 7th

Tuesday September 4th 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm up – What was the Trustee rules regarding land ownership and inheritance?

2)Hand back Natives and Explorers Tests

3)Finish any work from workstations; Charter worksheet; Recap of Workstations

4)Quick Write – Which group in Georgia was most beneficial to the success of GA?  Which group in Georgia was least beneficial to the success of Georgia?  Explain each response

HW: reflect on the test for tomorrow (what did well, what din’t go well, where did I get confused, etc.?)

**Natives Explorers remediation and retake Friday Sept. 7th

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What type of colonies were there?

2)Hand back Natives and Explorers Tests

3)Go over the “Georgia Colony” organizer  Georgia Colony organizer filled out-2909ctw

4)Quick Write – What were some hardships in establishing the Georgia Colony?

HW: reflect on the test for tomorrow (what did well, what din’t go well, where did I get confused, etc.?)

**Natives Explorers remediation and retake Friday Sept. 7th

 

Wednesday September 5th 

Georgia Stories

1)Circles – differentiated by test scores (small circles) to go over issues with Natives and Explorers Test

2)Georgia Stories videos  Founding of Georgia Movie Notes-1dxegyq          Founding of Georgia Movie Links-1u4v90y

3)Most Important – What was most important, do you think, in regards to Mikve Israel?  Why?  Explain.

**Natives and Explorers Remediation and Retake on Friday

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up/Introduction – read the text on ”Reasons for Settling Georgia”; list and describe the three purposes for the colony of Georgia  Chapter 9 Section 1 p. 190

2)Charter of 1732 activity

3)Workstation Activities  Charter of 1732 AC Workstation Activities-2mfh21r        City of Savannah Map Questions-1t720fq         Diversity in the Georgia Trustee Colony-26s6fnq                    Georgia Colony Diversity-u75zev                           Georgia Charter of 1732-1wb0gyc        Interpreting the Charter AC-1p66nte

We will continue with the workstations tomorrow through Friday

**Natives and Explorers Remediation and Retake on Friday

Friday September 7th

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – explain the difference between a Trustee/proprietary colony and a Royal colony?

2)Students can retake Natives and Explorers Test

3)Students will work on Trustee and Royal Periods Assessment Study Guide – due Tuesday Sept. 11th  Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment Study Guide 2018-xrno5a

4)What do you think?  Was James Oglethorpe good for the colony of Georgia?  Why?  Explain.

**Study Guide due Wed. Sept. 12th

**Trustee and Royal Periods Summative Assessment Friday Sept. 14th

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Review directions for Workstation Activity

2) Students will continue with workstations activity

3)Finish any work from workstations

4)Recap Activities

5) 7th Period only – we watched Georgia Stories – Scottish Highlanders and Jewish Settlers  Founding of Georgia Movie Notes-1dxegyq        Founding of Georgia Movie Links-1u4v90y

5)Quick Write – Which group in Georgia was most beneficial to the success of GA?  Which group in Georgia was least beneficial to the success of Georgia?  Explain each response

 

Monday August 27th through Friday August 31st

Monday August 27th

Georgia Studies

1)Place your belongings in the area designated from Friday

2)Review directions for workstations

3)Continue with Trustee Period workstation activity

**Natives and Explorers study guide due tomorrow

**Explorers Quick Check tomorrow

**Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment on Thursday

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Explain why the Europeans went exploring west.

2)Work on study guide for Natives and Explorers Unit  Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment Study Guide-28b96q8

3)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Name the countries that colonized North America.  Which were successful in North America?

**Study guide due tomorrow

**Explorers Quick Check tomorrow

**Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment Thursday

 

Tuesday August 28th

Georgia Studies

1)Go over study guide  Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment Study Guide – answers-2i9np7y

2)Natives and Explorers Quick Check

**Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment on Thursday

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What countries were occupying the lands between Jamestown and Plymouth?

2)Go over study guide  Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment Study Guide – answers-2i9np7y

3)Natives and Explorers Quick Check

4)Work on “Colonization by the English”  colonization by the Englisg reading-zy7ajn                                                  Colonization by the English organizer-2ktr6qw

5)Ticket Out the Door – What were the lessons learned for the English to ensure a successful establishment of a colony?

**Natives and Explorer Summative Assessment Thursday

 

Wednesday August 29th 

Georgia Studies

1)Hand back Quick Checks

2)Put belongings where they need to go for rotations

3)Continue with Trustee Period Workstations

**Natives and Explorers Summative tomorrow

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Why were the English successful with Plymouth and Jamestown?

2)Work on “Colonization by the English”

3)Hand back Quick Checks

4)Quick Write – Why was the Carolinas created?

**Natives and Explorers Summative tomorrow

 

Thursday August 30th 

Georgia Studies

1)Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment

2)When finished wait till everyone is done

3)We continued with the workstation activity

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment

2)Work on “Georgia Colony” reading and organizer (take notes)  georgia colony reading-17jcrcq                                             Georgia Colony organizer-tujwi4

3)We will go over the “Colonization by the English” organizer tomorrow

**we will continue working on the GA colony organizer tomorrow (due Tuesday)

**We will go over “Colonization by the English” tomorrow

 

Friday August 31st

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Who is James Oglethorpe?  Why is he significant for the colony of Georgia?

2)Continue with the Workstation Activity

City of Savannah Map Questions-1t6srz2                 Directions for Trustee Period Workstation Activity-2g4wg4l                  Diversity in the Georgia Trustee Colony – answers-xjdum8                    Diversity in the Georgia Trustee Colony-26rx76i                         Georgia Charter of 1732-1war8g5                                   Georgia Colony Diversity-u6wqx7                                 James Oglethorpe Category Activity-2cjjk75                 Trustee Period Section 1 Guided Reading-1ycvno5                          Trustee Period Section 2 Guided Reading-2dmtph3

3)Wrap up – complete any unfinished activity

4)Quick Write – Which group in Georgia was most beneficial to the success of GA?  Which group in Georgia was least beneficial to the success of Georgia?  Explain each response

**Enjoy the long weekend, see you on Tuesday

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – What were the purposes of the colony of Georgia under the Charter of 1732?

2)Go over the “Colonization by the English” organizer

3)Continue working on the “Georgia Colony” reading and organizer  georgia colony reading-17jcrcq            Georgia Colony organizer-tujwi4

4)Quick Write – What were some hardships in establishing the Georgia Colony?

**Complete the “Georgia Colony” organizer for Tuesday

Monday August 20th through Friday August 24th

Monday August 20th 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Based on the initial work on the Chart from Friday, which country seems to be in the lead in North and South America?  Why do you think so?

2)Continue working on the Explorers Chart, and the guided reading      Explorers in the New World Chart for textbook-1ml9aev        Lesson for Explorers Chart-1h5a5g5

3)Quick Write – Describe the effect of European exploration on the Native population.

**Geography Test Remediation on Friday 8/24  GA Outline Map-2kt4wxh                   Geography Recap-1z56gp7

**Finish the guided reading for tomorrow

 

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which European country was the leader in the exploration race early on?  Why?

2)Finish the Explorers to the East Chart; we will go over

3)Quick Write-Which country do you think had the most impact on European Exploration?  Why?

**Geography Retest and Remediation on Friday 8/24  Geography Recap-1z56gp7             GA Outline Map-2kt4wxh

 

Tuesday August 21st 

Georgia Studies

1)We will go over guided reading questions

2)Glue items into notebook

3)Map Activity  Explorers to the New World Map-1ouf7qs

A)Choose a color for the three European countries from the chart

B)Draw a line of the explorers expedition in the color representing the country, write name of explorer on route and date of expedition

C)Color in areas claimed/controlled by color of country

4)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Which country or countries claimed present day Georgia?  How can this be?

**Dahlonega Permission and Form due no later than 9/12

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which explorer do you think was most effective for their country?  Why? Explain.

2) Map Activity                                      World Outline Map-12q3fl1

A)Choose a color for the five European countries from the chart

B)Draw a line of the explorers expedition in the color representing the country, write name of explorer on route and date of expedition

C)Color in areas claimed/controlled by color of country

3) Ticket-Out-The-Door – Based on the map, which explorer do you think was most effective?  Why?

**Dahlonega Permission and Form due no later than 9/12

 

Wednesday August 22nd

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which countries explored the current east coast of the United States?  What problems may arise because of competing and overlapping claims?

2)Hernando de Soto and the Spanish Missions notes and organizer  Hernando de Soto and Spanish Missions graphic organizer-12ftg9z

   Hernando de Soto and Spanish Missions-10c5bfv

3)Quick Write – See Power Point

**Dahlonega Permission and Form due no later than 9/12

**Geography Retest on Friday 8/24

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which countries had the most influence on the Natives in North America?

2)Explorers to the New World Chart and notes  Lesson for Explorers Chart-1h5a5g5                      Explorers in the New World Chart for textbook-1ml9aev

3)Most Important – Which explorer do you think was the most important?  Why?

**Dahlonega Permission and Form due no later than 9/12

**Geography Retest on Friday 8/24

 

Thursday August 23rd

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Explain why the Europeans went exploring west.

2)Work on study guide for Natives and Explorers Unit  Natives and Explorers Summative Assessment Study Guide-28b96q8

3)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Name the countries that colonized North America.  Which were successful in North America?

**Geography Retake tomorrow

**Dahlonega permission and form due Monday 9/10

**Natives and Explores Study Guide due Tuesday 8/28

Natives and Explorers Test Thursday 8/30

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which countries explored the current east coast of the United States?

2)Glue items into notebook

3)Map Activity Explorers to the New World Map-1ouf7qs

A)Choose a color for the three European countries from the chart

B)Draw a line of the explorers expedition in the color representing the country, write name of explorer on route and date of expedition

C)Color in areas claimed/controlled by color of country

4)Quick Write – Which European country had the most negative impact on the natives in either North or South America?  Why?  Explain.

**Geography Retake tomorrow

**Dahlonega permission and form due Monday 9/10

**Natives and Explores Study Guide due Tuesday 8/28

Natives and Explorers Test Thursday 8/30

 

Friday August 24th 

Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Why do you think England established the colony of Georgia, just north of St. Augustine in Florida?  Explain.

2)Introduce the activity, which will take four days

3)Each workstation should be about 20 minutes and then rotate

4)3-4 students per group (7 workstations total)

**Dahlonega permission and form due Monday 9/10

**Natives and Explores Study Guide due Tuesday 8/28

**Natives and Explorers Test Thursday 8/30

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Which countries explored the current east coast of the United States?  What problems may arise because of competing and overlapping claims?

2)Hernando de Soto and the Spanish Missions notes and organizer  Hernando de Soto and Spanish Missions graphic organizer-12ftg9z            Hernando de Soto and Spanish Missions-10c5bfv

3)Quick Write – See Power Point

**Dahlonega permission and form due Monday 9/10

**Natives and Explores Study Guide due Tuesday 8/28

**Natives and Explorers Test Thursday 8/30

 

Monday August 13 through Friday August 17th

Monday August 13th

1)Warm Up – What are the 5 regions of Georgia?  Rank from smallest to largest.

2)We will finish the transportation play organizer

3)Students will complete a Regions chart using the Power Point presentation (lecture style)  The Physiographic Regions of Georgia Organizer Chart-1tthknp                                The Physiographic Regions of Georgia Organizer Chart – answers-23kee9s The_5_Regions_of_Georgia_-1vm5ncm

4)Most Important – Which region impacts the state the most (i.e. economically)?

**Study Guide due Tuesday 8/14

**Etowah Mounds – Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th 6:00 PM Theater

**Geography Test Thursday August 16th

 

Tuesday August 14th

1)Warm Up – Most of Georgia’s agricultural products, including peanuts and Vidalia onions, are grown in which region of Georgia?

2)Go over study guide    Geography Bonus study guide – answer key-1067u51                                                        Possible Short Answer Questions for Geography Test-19snvi1

3)Interactive Map game for review for test

4)Summary Writing – Explain the relationship how goods get from the manufacturer to the consumer.  How do the transportation systems supports these roles?

**Etowah Mounds – Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th 6:00 PM Theater

**Geography Test Thursday August 16th

**GA Map Remediation due tomorrow

 

Wednesday August 15th

1)Warm Up – Who were some Native American tribes here in Georgia?

2)Movie “Southeastern Indians” with guided questions

3)Summary Writing – What are some lessons we should learn from these Natives?

4)Review/Questioning for Geography Assessment

**Geography Test Thursday August 16th (tomorrow)

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th (tomorrow)

**Etowah Mounds Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Thursday August 16th

1)Take Geography Summative

a)Multiple Choice

b)Short Answer

2)Work on Word Search on Explorers

3)KWL chart for Explorers

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th (tonight)

**Etowah Mounds Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

 

Friday August 17th 

Georgia Studies 

1)Warm Up – Why do we explore?  (the moon, the oceans, new continents, etc.)

2)Explorers chart from textbook (Chapter 8 Section 2 p. 172-183)  Explorers in the New World Chart for textbook-1ml9aev

3)We will go over on Monday

4)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Briefly describe the Europeans attitude toward the natives in America.

**Etowah Mounds tomorrow 9:30 Am to 12:00 PM

AC Georgia Studies

1)Warm Up – Why do we explore?  (the moon, the oceans, new continents, etc.)

2)”Explorers to the East” reading with organizer  Eurpean Explorers Reading Charts-yfmwqt

Explorers areas claimed controlled-1bzgd14

Exploration to the East Reading-2bigp4r

3)Ticket-Out-The-Door – Which European country was the initial leader in the exploration race?

**Etowah Mounds tomorrow 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Monday August 6th through Friday August 10th

Monday August 6th

  1. Warm Up –  Why are regions important?  Students will be looking at the 5 physical regions of Georgia.
  2. Finish the Georgia Regions Map Activity
  3. When finished work on Georgia Counties Map Activity
  4. Which region do you think has the highest elevation?  Lowest?**Turn in Georgia Regions Map Activity by end of the class period**Etowah Mounds – Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th 6:00 PM Theater

 

Tuesday August 7th

1) Warm Up – How do the transportation systems impact the economy of Georgia?

2) GA Stories – Highways and Airport  Georgia Stories – Airport and Highways-1yk6l96

3) Quick Write – How do the Highways and airport impact the economy of Georgia?  Explain.

 

**Geography Quick Check on Friday

**Geography Test – Thursday August 16th

**Etowah Mounds – Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th 6:00 PM Theater

 

Wednesday August 8th

1)Warm Up – What transportation system do you think is most beneficial for the economy?  Why?  Explain.

2)Transportation Chart (online textbook Chapter 26)  Comparison of transportation systems-2dujccm

3)We will start going over before end of period (finish at home if not done)

4)Most Important -Which system do you think is the most important? Explain.

**Etowah Mounds – Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th 6:00 PM Theater

**GA geography check on Friday (Formative Grade)

 

Thursday August 9th

1)Warm Up – What transportation system do you think has the most impact on goods coming into the state?  Why?  Explain.

2)Go over transportation chart  Comparison of transportation systems AC – answers-195twur

3)Transportation Systems reading/play activity  Transportation Systems Play and Activity-1d8j1p2

4)Glue in (gave back Georgia Maps, there will be remediation available as it was a summative grade) Completed GA Map-1skmlrk

5)Summary Writing – Explain the relationship how goods get from the manufacturer to the consumer.  How do the transportation systems supports these roles?

Remediation for Georgia Map – due no later than Wednesday August 15th  Physiographic Regions of GA Book Remediation-22ylrzs

**Etowah Mounds – Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th 6:00 PM Theater

**GA geography check tomorrow (Formative Grade)

**Geography Test Thursday August 16th

 

Friday August 10th

1)Warm Up – Name one of the 5 regions and discuss an economic activity of that region.

2)Geography Quick Check

3)Work on Geography Study Guide  Geography Bonus study guide-1i1oy4d

**Study Guide due Tuesday 8/14

**Etowah Mounds – Saturday August 18th 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM Extra Classroom Extension Activity Fieldtrip Etowah Mounds-1r89jcx

**8th Grade Fieldtrip Meeting Thursday August 16th 6:00 PM Theater 8th Grade Field trip Meeting Thursday August 16th-21bdmxw

**Geography Test Thursday August 16th