Unit 7: Modern Georgia and Civil Rights, Lesson 2: Segregation and Civil Rights.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 7, Lesson 2: Segregation and Civil Rights.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 7, Lesson 2.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 7 Lesson 2 – Segregation and Civil Rights

PDF Notes – Unit 7 Lesson 2 – Segregation and Civil Rights

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 7 Lesson 2

Video Resources:

Georgia Stories: Atlanta’s Example

Georgia Stories: The Beat of Civil Rights

Georgia Stories: Civil Rights in the Classroom

Georgia Stories: The Economic Aspects of the Civil Rights Movement

D.R.A.W. – The Civil Rights Movement

On Wednesday, February 3 (1st and 2nd Periods) and Monday, February 8 (3rd and 4th Periods), students will read four articles discussing the teachings/philosophies of Malcolm X and Martin Luther King, Jr., and how their philosophies made an impact on the Civil Rights Movement. Students will then create a written response that compares and contrasts each leader’s philosophy, before discussing which leader’s philosophy they most agreed with.  Finally, on Thursday, February 11 and Friday, February 12, students will create a a product that displays one of the leader’s philosophies and encourage others to strongly support their philosophy as well.  This product will then be collected and graded on Friday, February 12.

D.R.A.W. – MLK and Malcolm X Picture-Quote Collages

D.R.A.W. – MLK Malcolm X Documents and Written Response

Unit 7: Modern Georgia and Civil Rights, Lesson 1: Post-World War II Developments.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 7, Lesson 1: Post-World War II Developments. These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 7, Lesson 1.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 7 Lesson 1 – Post-World War II Developments

PDF Notes – Unit 7 Lesson 1 – Post-World War II Developments

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 7 Lesson 1

Video Resources:

No MTV? Georgia Culture, Early 20th Century

Take Me Out to the Ballgame

The Big Leagues

Baby Boomers

Unit 6: Early 20th Century Georgia “Almost There”/Study Guide.

The following link contains the “Almost There” Formative Assessment that was completed by students on Monday, January 25.  The “Almost There” was intended to allow students and teachers to see what information students have mastered and the information that students need to continue to work on and study.  The completed/corrected “Almost There” can also be used by students as a study guide for the upcoming Unit 6: Early 20th Century Georgia Test (Wednesday, January 27).

Unit 6 Almost There – Early 20th Century GA – Study Guide

Unit 6 Almost There – Early 20th Century GA – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 6: Early 20th Century Georgia Summative Assessments.

Throughout the next few days students will be assessed on their mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards (SS8H8 and SS8H9).  Please encourage your child to study all notes, materials, etc., in preparation for each assessment listed below:

  • Unit 6 “Almost There” Assessment  – Monday, January 25
  • Unit 6 Summative Test – Wednesday, January 27
  • Unit 6 Summative Re-Test (*If Needed) – Friday, January 29

D.R.A.W. – Truman’s Decision

The following links contain the activities and D.R.A.W. articles students were asked to read as part of the Truman’s Decision activity and the Evaluative Written Response prompts. Students should be prepared to turn in these questions at the end of class on Thursday, January 21.

D.R.A.W. World War II – Truman’s Decision

Video Resources:

24 Hours After – Hiroshima

Survival Town Atomic Bomb Test. Army destroys fabricated town.

Unit 6: Early 20th Century Georgia, Lesson 2: World War II.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 6, Lesson 2: World War II. These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 6, Lesson 2.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 6 Lesson 2 – World War II

PDF Notes – Unit 6 Lesson 2 – World War II

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 6 Lesson 2

Video Resources:

Georgia Stories: The Women of World War II

BrainPop: World War II Causes

BrainPop: World War II

BrainPop: Franklin D. Roosevelt

BrainPop: Adolf Hitler

BrainPop: Holocaust

BrainPop: Anne Frank

D.R.A.W. – Picturing the Problems

The following links contain the activities and D.R.A.W. Assignment and Evaluative Written Response sheet, as well as the photographs needed to complete the assignment. This assignment will enable students to have a better understanding of the impact of the Great Depression.  After completing the image analysis, students will be asked to write a paragraph discussing how their life would have been similar and different had they lived during the Great Depression.  Prior to the end of class on Friday, January 15, students will be given an opportunity to share their responses to the class before turning in their completed Written Response.

D.R.A.W. Great Depression – Picturing the Problems

PowerPoint – D.R.A.W. Pictures – Great Depression – Picturing the Problems

PDF – D.R.A.W. Pictures – Great Depression – Picturing the Problems

Unit 6: Early 20th Century Georgia, Lesson 1: The Great Depression.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 6, Lesson 1: The Great Depression.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 6, Lesson 1.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 6 Lesson 1 – The Great Depression

PDF Notes – Unit 6 Lesson 1 – The Great Depression

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 6 Lesson 1

Video Resources:

Georgia Stories: The Great Depression

BrainPop: Great Depression Causes

BrainPop: Great Depression

Unit 5: The New South, Lesson 3: Georgia and the Great War.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 5, Lesson 3: Georgia and the Great War. These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 5, Lesson 3.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 5 Lesson 3 – Georgia and the Great War

PDF Notes – Unit 5 Lesson 3 – Georgia and the Great War

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 5 Lesson 3

Video Resources:

BrainPop: World War I (WWI)