August 30 2017

GEORGIA STUDIES: 

1. Return graded papers
2. Discovery Ticket 1
3. Cont. Exploration PPT and story guide – if you need to access the ppt notes, remember to go under “unit resources”

HW: read teacher notes and work on questions European Exploration Teacher Notes-1ghmvdp

Reminders: Vocab Quiz  THURSDAY – 8/31!
Quizlet:https://quizlet.com/219404539/exploration-vocabulary-words-flash-cards/

HW check – Fri. 9/1!

WORLD STUDIES

  1. Return graded papers
  2. Warm Up: CNN News http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/24/cnn10/ten-content-fri/index.html
  3. Finish European Physical feature notes geo of europe-22l5yk9 (Discovery ticket over this tomorrow!)

HW: None

REMINDERS:
*MAP TEST FRIDAY 9/1
Sheppard Software Link http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/European_Geography.htm

Map Recovery Opportunity– If you would like to help you map grade, you are in luck! On Tuesday next week, I will take your already completed map and give you a new blank one. You will complete it Tuesday night for HW and turn it in with a PARENT SIGNATURE! (I will not accept it without a signature!) You will be able to receive up to an 80!

August 29 2017

GEORGIA STUDIES: 

  1.  Cont. Exploration PPT and story guide – if you need to access the ppt notes, remember to go under “unit resources” (Discovery Ticket will be tomorrow!!)

HW: read teacher notes and work on questions European Exploration Teacher Notes-1ghmvdp

Reminders: Vocab Quiz has been moved to THURSDAY – 8/31!
Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/219404539/exploration-vocabulary-words-flash-cards/

HW check – Fri. 9/1!

WORLD STUDIES

  1. Warm Up: Vocab square- completed as a class
  2. European Physical feature notes geo of europe-22l5yk9 (Discovery ticket over this tomorrow!)

HW: None

REMINDERS:
*MAP TEST FRIDAY 9/1
Sheppard Software Link http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/European_Geography.htm

August 28 2017

GEORGIA STUDIES: 

  1. Introduce “Game of Thrones” Exploration competition – form Houses, write House words, and design your House banner.
  2. Begin “Exploration” PPT & story guide

HW: read teacher notes and work on questions European Exploration Teacher Notes-1ghmvdp

Reminders: Vocab Quiz has been moved to THURSDAY – 8/31!
Quizlet: https://quizlet.com/219404539/exploration-vocabulary-words-flash-cards/

HW check – Fri. 9/1!

WORLD STUDIES

  1. Turn in 5 strand of social studies writing piece
  2. Show completed Europe Map (Physical AND Political) to Mrs. Wishon
  3. Review map of Europe
  4. Introduce Weekly Wizard Warm-ups and complete Geography sections

HW: None

REMINDERS:
*MAP TEST FRIDAY 9/1
Sheppard Software Link http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/European_Geography.htm

August 25 2017

GEORGIA STUDIES:

  1. Return Graded Papers & discuss feedback
  2. Take Prehistoric GA TEST!
  3. Begin reading Exploration Teacher Notes & answering guided questions :European Exploration Teacher Notes-1ghmvdp

To help prepare you for the HW assessment, copy down the following questions on a sheet of notebook paper and get a parent signature. Bring this with you to class to use on the HW assessment! HW assessment will be Fri. 9/1!

  1. What was the primary cause for exploration in North America?
  2. What type of trade did France develop in North America, and where specifically?
  3. Why did the Spanish never realize the need to create self-sustaining colonies?
  4. What are the 3 steps to the economic policy of mercantilism?
  5. Other than mercantilism, what were the 2 other reasons England had for creating colonies?
  6. What did the journals kept by Desoto’s men during his expedition throughout the southeast give us?
  7. What animal did Desoto’s expedition bring to the New World?
  8. Name 3 devastating diseases Desoto’s expedition brought to the American Indians?
  9. Why was Desoto’s expedition considered a failure? (2 reasons)
  10. Where did the Spanish build their missions?
  11. What was the primary goal of the Spanish Missions?
  12. What impact did the Spanish Missions have on American Indian society?
  13. What 2 events caused the end of the Spanish mission period in Georgia?

HW: read teacher notes and work on questions – HW assessment will be Fri. 9/1!

Vocab Quiz – Wed. 8/30!

WORLD STUDIES

  1. Review Social Studies Pre-test Grades
  2. Standards of European Geography Review
  3. European Flyover- Take 10 notes, Get 5
  4. Work on Europe map if time

HW: Final Draft Due Monday, Map of Europe due Monday

REMINDERS:
*MAP TEST FRIDAY 9/1

Thursday August 24 2017

GEORGIA STUDIES:

  1. Discovery Ticket 2 (see me in HR to make it up if you were absent)
  2. Turn in Virtual Field Trip- Etowah Indian Mounds
  3. Body Biography- Mississippian Civilization

HW: Study for your test tomorrow!
Tools to help you study:
quizlet http://bit.ly/2vpwGXh
Prehistory Study Guide 2017 – KEY-rzpunq
Mississippians Chart KEY-1lreh2z

HERE’S A HINT FOR THE TEST TOMORROW- THE QUIZLET MAY OR MAY NOT BE VERY SIMILAR TO WHAT YOU WILL SEE 😉
VOLUNTARY STUDY SESSION TOMORROW AT 8:15

WORLD STUDIES

  1. Social Studies Pre-test
  2. Work on map of Europe if you finish early!

HW: Final Draft Due Monday— Due to an overwhelming response of kiddos that are taking their revision pretty seriously, I changed the due date to Monday. I heard from quite a few that they scrapped most of their paragraphs during the revision process and basically started over. Because you are getting a whole weekend extra to work on your final drafts, I expect tip top paragraphs from everyone! Make sure you are prepared!!!!

August 23 2017

GEORGIA STUDIES:

  1. Prehistory vocab quiz (see me to make it up if you didn’t take it)
  2. Makeup RI’s for anyone that missed yesterday
  3. Finish Virtual Field Trip- Etowah Indian Mounds http://www.gpb.org/education/georgia-studies/virtual-field-trips  Complete worksheet as you tour
  4. Complete Mississippian Chart (on back of prehistory notes) – you will use this tomorrow!

HW: Finish field trip worksheet and Mississippian Chart. Study for your test Friday! quizlet to help you study for the test http://bit.ly/2vpwGXh

Reminder
*Fri. 8/25 Prehistory Test

WORLD STUDIES

  1. Makeup RI’s for anyone that missed yesterday
  2. Major Surgery- Revise your essay (Final Draft due Friday!)
  3. Work on your final draft!

HW: Complete Final Draft- Due Friday!!

August 22 2017 (RI Testing)

GEORGIA STUDIES:

  1. Take RI
  2. Virtual Field Trip- Etowah Indian Mounds http://www.gpb.org/education/georgia-studies/virtual-field-trips  Complete worksheet as you tour

HW: Read/Annotate teacher notes, answer questions for check, and Study Vocab quizlet: https://quizlet.com/218201436/prehistory-ga-vocab-flash-cards/

REMINDERS:
*Wed. 8/23 Vocab Quiz
*Fri. 8/25 Prehistory Test

WORLD STUDIES

  1.  Take RI
  2. Finish your rough draft paragraph if not already done to explain the impact of the Eclipse and explain how it relates to the five strands of social studies. (Don’t revise! We will do that together Wednesday!)
  3. Play some geography games to get you ready for our geography of Europe unit! World-Geography-Games-1365ma5

HW: Complete Rough Draft

ECLIPSE! August 21 2017

 year fear eclipse solar next GIFI hope everyone had a great day watching the eclipse (either in person or live streaming!) Because we had so few students today, there wasn’t a whole lot we could do class wise. We did activities relating to the eclipse. Tomorrow we will be taking the RI’s so be ready to take that when you come to class! We will be meeting in the computer lab next to the media center!

Friday August 18 2017

GEORGIA STUDIES:

  1. Finish “Prehistoric GA” PPT and story guide
  2. Discovery Ticket 1
  3. Work with a partner to complete “Mississippian Indians” chart (back side of story guide) using Teacher Notes

HW: Read/Annotate teacher notes, answer questions for check, and Study Vocab quizlet: https://quizlet.com/218201436/prehistory-ga-vocab-flash-cards/

REMINDERS:
*Tues. 8/23 Vocab Quiz
*Thurs. 8/25 Prehistory Test

WORLD STUDIES

  1. Check brainstorm pages to make sure everyone completed their homework
  2. Write a rough draft paragraph to explain the impact of the Eclipse and explain how it relates to the five strands of social studies. Finish your rough draft over the weekend if not done in class! (Don’t revise! We will do that together Wednesday!)

HW: Complete Rough Draft