Modern History Research Project.

The following links contain the Modern History Research Project instructions and  Information – Notes Sheet, as well as links to the technology presentation project options that students can use to complete the project requirements.  This project will help students to demonstrate mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards (SS8H10, SS8H11, and SS8H12), while also further enriching their knowledge of events that are not specifically contained in the GPS.  Students will create two separate final products for the project (a technology presentation project and a scrapbook project), which will be graded as separate summative assessments.  Final projects will be presented and shared with the class on the following dates:

  • Friday, May 16 – 1950′s, 1960′s, and 1970′s
  • Monday, May 19 – 1980′s, 1990′s, and 2000′s 

Modern History Research Project Instructions

Modern History Research Project Information – Notes Sheet

Group Activity Contract – Modern History Research Project

Sample Scrapbook Page

Prezi – http://prezi.com/

Weebly – http://www.weebly.com/

CRCT PowerPoint Review Notes Activity and Skeleton Notes

The following links contain the CRCT Review Warm Up Questions, CRCT PowerPoint Review Notes Activity, and the corresponding Skeleton Notes Packets that students will complete from Thursday, April 10 – Tuesday, April 22.  Students will be asked to complete the Skeleton Notes Packet as the class reads, discusses the information, and asks/answers questions about each of the GA Studies units (Units 1-9).   The CRCT Skeleton Notes Packet needs to be completed by the end of class on Tuesday, April 22, and will be checked/graded as a Homework/Classwork grade.  Students will then be asked to study their completed/corrected CRCT “Almost There” Review Packet and completed Skeleton Notes Packet in preparation for the upcoming GA Studies CRCT. 

8th Grade CRCT Review Warm-Up Questions

PowerPoint Notes – CRCT Review Notes

Skeleton Notes – CRCT Review Notes

Skeleton Notes – CRCT Review Notes – Answer Key!

CRCT “Almost There” Review Activity.

The following links contain the CRCT “Almost There” Review Activity packets that students will complete on Monday, April 7 – Wednesday, April 9.  Students are asked to complete each of the answers they know and highlight each of the “blanks” for any answers that they do not remember.  Students will then be asked to look up/correct each of the answers that they did not know so that they can use these packets as a CRCT Study Guide.  Each of these sheets need to be completed, highlighted, and corrected by the end of class on Wednesday, April 9.

CRCT “Almost There” Assessments:

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

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

Unit 3 Almost There – Revolution, Statehood, and Westward Expansion – Study Guide

Unit 4 Almost There – Government – Study Guide

Unit 5 Almost There – Civil War and Reconstruction – Study Guide

Unit 6 Almost There – The New South – Study Guide

Unit 7 Almost There – Early 20th Century GA – Study Guide

Unit 8 Almost There – Modern Georgia and Civil Rights – Study Guide

Unit 9 Almost There – Personal Finance – Study Guide

CRCT “Almost There” Assessment Answer Keys!:

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

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

Unit 3 Almost There – Revolution, Statehood, and Westward Expansion – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 4 Almost There – Government – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 5 Almost There – Civil War and Reconstruction – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 6 Almost There – The New South – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 7 Almost There – Early 20th Century GA – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 8 Almost There – Modern Georgia and Civil Rights – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 9 Almost There – Personal Finance – Study Guide Answer Key!

D.R.A.W. – Personal Finance

The following links contain the Evaluative Written Response questions and websites used to complete the Personal Finance D.R.A.W. lesson.  Students will use the websites to learn more about the profession they hope to have in the future (average salary, etc.) and to determine the amount of money that they will need to make in order to live the lifestyle they desire.  Students will then use this information to help them complete the Evaluative Written Response, which will be collected and graded as a Homework/Classwork grade at the end of class on Thursday, March 27. 

D.R.A.W. Questions and Written Responses – Personal Finance

Career Builder Salary Calculator

Jumpstart Reality Check

Unit 9: Personal Finance “Almost There”/Study Guide.

The following link contains the “Almost There” Formative Assessment that was completed by students on Tuesday, March 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 9: Personal Finance Test (Wednesday, March 26).

Unit 9 Almost There – Personal Finance – Study Guide

Unit 9 Almost There – Personal Finance – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 9: Personal Finance, Lesson 1: Personal Finance.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 9, Lesson 1: Personal Finance.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 9, Lesson 1.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 9 Lesson 1 – Personal Finance

PDF Notes – Unit 9 Lesson 1 – Personal Finance

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 9 Lesson 1

Unit 8: Modern Georgia and Civil Rights “Almost There”/Study Guide.

The following link contains the “Almost There” Formative Assessment that was completed by students on Wednesday, March 19.  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 8: Modern Georgia and Civil RightsTest (Friday, March 21).

Unit 8 Almost There – Modern Georgia and Civil Rights – Study Guide

Unit 8 Almost There – Modern Georgia and Civil Rights – Study Guide Answer Key!

Unit 8: Modern Georgia and Civil Rights, Lesson 3: Georgia in Recent History.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 8, Lesson 3: Georgia in Recent History.  These materials can be used by students to assist in the mastery of the Georgia Performance Standards contained in Unit 8, Lesson 3.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 8 Lesson 3 – Georgia in Recent History

PDF Notes – Unit 8 Lesson 3 – Georgia in Recent History

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 8 Lesson 3

Unit 8: Modern Georgia and Civil Rights, Lesson 2: Segregation and Civil Rights.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 8, 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 8, Lesson 2.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 8 Lesson 2 – Segregation and Civil Rights

PDF Notes – Unit 8 Lesson 2 – Segregation and Civil Rights

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 8 Lesson 2

Unit 8: Modern Georgia and Civil Rights, Lesson 1: Post-World War II Developments.

The following links contain information, activities, and assessments used during Unit 8, 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 8, Lesson 1.

PowerPoint Notes – Unit 8 Lesson 1 – Post-World War II Developments

PDF Notes – Unit 8 Lesson 1 – Post-World War II Developments

5 W’s and H Notes Sheet – Unit 8 Lesson 1

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