Unit 3: Revolution, Statehood, and Westward Expansion, Lesson 2: The Revolutionary War Period.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 3, Lesson 2: The Revolutionary War Period.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 3, Lesson 2.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 3 Lesson 2 – The Revolutionary War Period

PDF Notes – Unit 3 Lesson 2 – The Revolutionary War Period

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 3 Lesson 2

Textbook Pages:

Chapter 5, Section 4

Unit 3: Revolution, Statehood, and Westward Expansion, Lesson 1: Causes of the American Revolution.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 3, Lesson 1: Causes of the American Revolution.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 3, Lesson 1.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 3 Lesson 1 – Causes of the American Revolution

PDF Notes – Unit 3 Lesson 1 – Causes of the American Revolution

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 3 Lesson 1

Textbook Pages:

Chapter 5, Section 3

Chapter 5, Section 4

Unit 2 Formative Assessment and Review Brochure.

The following link contains the Unit 2 Formative Assessment and Review Brochure sheet and its corresponding Answer Key.  This assignment will assess student mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards SS8H1 and SS8H2 and will serve as a formative assessment, allowing the class to review information that students are struggling with.  The completed/corrected Review Brochure can then be used to help students prepare for the upcoming Unit 2 Summative Test (Tuesday, October 7).

Formative Assessment and Review Brochure – Unit 2 – Exploration and Georgia Colonization

Formative Assessment and Review Brochure – Unit 2 – Exploration and Georgia Colonization (Answer Key!)

Unit 2: Exploration and Georgia Colonization “Almost There”/Study Guide.

The following link contains the “Almost There” Formative Assessment that was completed by students on Friday, October 3.  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 2: Exploration and Georgia Colonization Test.

Unit 2 Almost There – Exploration and Georgia Colonization Unit Test – Study Guide

Unit 2 Almost There – Exploration and Georgia Colonization Unit Test – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 2: Exploration and GA Colonization, Lesson 3: Georgia as a Royal Colony.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 2, Lesson 3: Georgia as a Royal Colony.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 2, Lesson 3.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 2 Lesson 3 – Georgia as a Royal Colony

PDF Notes – Unit 2 Lesson 3 – Georgia as a Royal Colony

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 2 Lesson 3

Textbook Pages:

Chapter 5, Section 2

Cobb County High School Magnet Programs

On Monday, September 8th, all 8th grade students attended an informational meeting about the Cobb County High School Magnet Programs.  The following document contains a brief overview of each of these Magnet Programs, email addresses for the contact person from each program, and the website for each high school’s Magnet Program.  In addition, dates and times for the Open House programs are also included for each of the Magnet schools, in case parents have any additional questions about the respective programs.

CCSD Magnet – Middle School Flyer 2014-2015

Unit 2: Exploration and GA Colonization, Lesson 2: Georgia as a Trustee Colony.

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

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 2 Lesson 2 – Georgia as a Trustee Colony

PDF Notes – Unit 2 Lesson 2 – Georgia as a Trustee Colony

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

Textbook Pages:

Chapter 4, Section 3

Chapter 4, Section 4

Georgia Colony: Success or Failure? DBQ Activity

The following link contains the Georgia Colony: Success or Failure? DBQ (Document Based Question) Activity.  Students will begin working on this activity during class on Thursday, September 4, with the final draft essays being due on Monday, September 29.  During the activity, students will be asked to answer the question (Based on the reasons for settlement, as stated in the Charter of 1732, was the Georgia colony a success or failure?) in an argumentative essay by analyzing various documents.  This project will assess student mastery of the Georgia Performance Standard SS8H2 (Element b.) and will address the Common Core Reading (ELACC6-8RH1, ELACC6-8RH2, ELACC6-8RH4, and ELACC6-8RH7) and Writing (ELACC6-8WHST1 and Elements a. – e.).

The Georgia Colony Mini-Q Student Pack (Revised)

Document Analysis Sheet – Information and Inferences

From Thesis to Essay Writing – Mini-Q Essay Outline Guide With Teacher Notes

DBQ Writing Pages – Rough Draft

DBQ Writing Pages – Final Draft

Written Response Rubric – Citations Required

Extra Information/Examples:

The Georgia Colony Mini-Q Student Pack (Revised – with Answers)

Document Analysis Sheet – Completed for Doc A.

 

Unit 2: Exploration and GA Colonization, Lesson 1: Exploration of the New World.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 2, Lesson 1: Exploration of the New World.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 2, Lesson 1.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 2 Lesson 1 – Exploration of the New World

PDF Notes – Unit 2 Lesson 1 – Exploration of the New World

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 2 Lesson 1

Textbook Pages:

Chapter 4, Section 1

Chapter 4, Section 2

Unit 1: Geography of Georgia/Georgia’s Beginnings “Almost There”/Study Guide.

The following link contains the “Almost There” Formative Assessment that was completed by students on Monday, August 25th.  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 1: Geography of Georgia/Georgia’s Beginnings Test.

Unit 1 Almost There – Geography of Georgia-Georgia’s Beginnings Unit Test – Study Guide

Unit 1 Almost There – Geography of Georgia-Georgia’s Beginnings Unit Test – Study Guide Answer Key!

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