February 14

ELA– We took a quizzer on chapter 2. We crafted effective sentences for List 4.  (If you were absent, please do so.)  We started reading chapter 3 of OMM.

Georgia Studies– We finished centers for the standards and reviewed for the test!

 

Rising 9th grade

Parents/Guardians of rising 9th graders (Walton Class of 2022) are invited to attend Walton High School’s Rising 9th Grade Information Night on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. In order to make the best use of time and to provide the most informative, curriculum based presentation, we are hosting two identical presentations that evening.
 
Parents of students with last name A-L will meet in the Walton Theater at 6pm. After the curriculum presentation, these parents will have the option of going to the Information Center, where Walton’s academic department chairs and counselors will be available for questions from 6:45-7:30pm.
 
Parents of students with last name M-Z will meet in the Walton Theater at 7pm.After the curriculum presentation, these parents will have the option of going to the Information Center where Walton’s academic department chairs and counselors will be available for questions from 7:45-8:30pm.
 
Where: Walton Theater
When: Tuesday, February 27, 2018
2 Identical Parent/Guardian Sessions by last name:
          Last name A-L, 6pm
          Last name M-Z, 7pm

WWI- The Great Depression

Test on current standards is Friday.  It’s a written response to the components of the standards.

SS8H8:  Analyze Georgia’s participation in important events that occurred from World War I through the Great Depression.

  1. Describe Georgia’s contributions to World War I.
  2. Explain economic factors that resulted in the Great Depression (boll weevil and drought).
  3. Describe Eugene Talmadge’s opposition to the New Deal programs.
  4. Examine the effects of the New Deal in terms of the impact of the Civilian Conservation Corps, Agricultural Adjustment Act, Rural Electrification and Social Security.

We’ll be circulating through centers this week to learn.

Georgia’s contributions to WWI

https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/world-war-i-georgia

Eugene J. Bullard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uMB9xlXThH0

https://airandspace.si.edu/stories/editorial/eugene-j-bullard

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ONVUo14kzw

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=au3i-k7n_qg

 

Eugene Talmadge

https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/government-politics/eugene-talmadge-1884-1946

New Deal Programs

Civilian Conservation Corps

https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/civilian-conservation-corps

Agricultural Adjustment Act

https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/business-economy/agricultural-adjustment-act

Rural Electrification

Video http://www.gpb.org/georgiastories/stories/rural_electrification_administration

https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/business-economy/rural-electrification-act

Social Security

Video http://www.history.com/topics/us-presidents/franklin-d-roosevelt/videos/franklin-d-roosevelt-creates-social-security

https://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/articles/history-archaeology/social-security-act

 

Tuesday, February 5

Georgia Studies– Jim Crow (see me if you were absent)  America Story of US: Episode 7 Cities (notes!)

Study for the New South era quiz!

ELA–Practice writing effective sentences with a partner.  List 3.  Start reading Caesar Chavez’s Speech. Annotate for ethical, logical, emotional appeals.  Questions 1-8. Please acquire a copy of Of Mice and Men.