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!

Evolution of Native American Cultures Comic Strip Project

The following link contains the Evolution of Native American Cultures Comic Strip Project sheet, the answer key for the Georgia’s Prehistoric Cultures Graphic Organizer, and the project grading rubric.  Students will begin working on this project during class on Friday, August 22, with the project being due on Friday, August 29.  This project will help to assess student mastery of the Georgia Performance Standard SS8H1 and Element a.

Evolution of Native Americans Comic Strip

Georgia’s Prehistoric Cultures Graphic Organizer Answer Key!

Rubric – Performance Task – Evolution of Native Americans Comic Strip

Textbook Pages:

Chapter 3: The Land and Its Early People, Section 1: How Did We Learn About the Earliest People

 

Unit 1: Geography of GA/GA’s Beginnings, Lesson 3: Prehistoric Peoples.

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

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 3 – Prehistoric Peoples

PDF Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 3 – Prehistoric Peoples

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

Georgia’s Prehistoric Cultures Graphic Organizer

PDF – Georgia’s Prehistoric Cultures Graphic Organizer Answer Key!

Georgia Map Activity

The following links contain the Georgia Map Activity sheet and information/maps that students can use to accurately complete their maps.  These materials will assist students in mastering the Georgia Performance Standards (SS8G1 and Elements a. – d.) that were previously discussed in Unit 1, Lessons 1 and 2.

Georgia Map Activity

Georgia Map Activity Resources

Georgia and the American Experience Textbook Atlas

Georgia Map Activity (Day 2)

Unit 1: Geography of GA/GA’s Beginnings, Lesson 2: Georgia’s Regions and Features.

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

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 2 – Regions and Features

PDF Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 2 – Regions and Features

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

PowerPoint Color Coded Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 2 – Regions and Features

PDF Color Coded Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 2 – Regions and Features

Unit 1: Geography of GA/GA’s Beginnings, Lesson 1: Where in the World is Georgia?

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

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 1 – Where in the World is GA

PDF Notes – Unit 1 Lesson 1 – Where in the World is GA

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

Teacher Modeled Notes - 5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 1 Lesson 1 Answer Key!

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