Week 15 Westward Expansion

I enjoyed being with you all in Dahlonega. I am sorry there was an issue with the busses disrupting our schedule. I hope that you all learned and enjoyed your time.

SS8H4 Explain significant factors that affected westward expansion in Georgia between
1789 and 1840.
a. Explain reasons for the establishment of the University of Georgia, and for the westward movement of Georgia’s capitals.
b. Evaluate the impact of land policies pursued by Georgia; include the headright system, land lotteries, and the Yazoo Land Fraud.
c. Explain how technological developments, including the cotton gin and railroads, had an impact on Georgia’s growth.
e. Analyze how events (Dahlonega Gold Rush) led to the removal of the Cherokees from Georgia known as the Trail of Tears.

Monday: Dahlonega Field Experience

Tuesday:  3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th:  Recap last weeks tasks, Write your post card from Dahlonega (formative grade), start working on Comprehension questions (formative grade due Thursday)

6th: GIST on Louisville (formative grade), Post card from Dahlonega (formative grade), start working on Comprehension questions (formative due Friday)

Wednesday: 3rd, 4th, 5th: Land lottery simulation and notes on land distribution

6th: Recap notes and task from last week, work on Comprehension questions

7th: Performing arts

Thursday: 3rd, 4th, 5th: Comprehension questions are due you will submit to gradecam.

Notes on Railroad systems

6th: Land Lottery simulation and notes on land distribution work on Comprehension questions

7th: Land Lottery simulation and submit Comprehension question are due you will submit to gradecam.

 

Friday: Native Trail of Tears, Re-take for Revolution Summative

6th: submit Comprehension questions

 

week 14

We have finished Unit 4 Revolution and are moving onto the next Unit 5 Expansion and Removal.

SS8H4 Explain significant factors that affected westward expansion in Georgia between
1789 and 1840.
a. Explain reasons for the establishment of the University of Georgia, and for the westward movement of Georgia’s capitals.
b. Evaluate the impact of land policies pursued by Georgia; include the headright system, land lotteries, and the Yazoo Land Fraud.
c. Explain how technological developments, including the cotton gin and railroads, had an impact on Georgia’s growth.
d. Describe the role of William McIntosh in the removal of the Creek from Georgia.
e. Analyze how key people (John Ross, John Marshall, and Andrew Jackson) and events (Dahlonega Gold Rush and Worcester v. Georgia) led to the removal of the Cherokees from Georgia known as the Trail of Tears.

 

Monday:  We were in the media center. We signed up for groups for Dahlonega, if you were absent make sure you get signed up for a group and bus.

We posted electronic tasks to One-Note and turned in hard copies. All tasks should have been submitted.

You also started working on unit 5 vocabulary.

Those who did not finish the Summative for Unit 4 should have done so on Monday as well.

Tuesday: no school!!!

Wednesday: GIST for Articles of Confederation- this will be a Formative grade

Vocabulary for Unit 5

Thursday: Video on the Railroad system

Ga. Capitals Map

Friday:        Clozed- Notes for several of the Unit 5 topics.

Comprehension Reading and Questions- Due 11-15

 

Fundraising for Savannah and Disney

All fundraising information and order forms were sent home with students on Monday Oct. 30th.

 

Yankee Candle – The world’s number 1 candle brand. Yankee Candle offers a wide range of premium candles, fragrances, and décor items. You can shop for birthday and holiday gifts using the beautiful full color catalog or on-line. Just tell your local friends, out of town friends and family to check us out by using the website below with Lovinggood’s group # 990065856 in the “start shopping” box.
http://www.yankeecandlefundraising.com
You can email the catalog to out of town friends and family by accessing the above website and Lovinggood group number. Click on the “seller login” button, then fill out the “sign-up to be a seller” form and use group # 990065856 to register. The simple instructions allow you to send informational emails to friends and family. Items they order across town or across the country will ship directly to them and go towards Lovinggood’s fundraiser.

NEW: Yankee Candle App.
The Yankee Candle mobile app makes it so much easier to contact family and friends to support your fundraiser. The App lets you load all of your contacts from your phone, select who gets notified about supporting your fundraiser and send out one common message to all of them to shop online. The Yankee Candle App is available on the apple app store and google play.

Poinsettias from Southland Nurseries in Acworth, GA – These beautiful holiday plants come direct to us from the nursery growers. The 6” potted plant usually contains 8 – 10 blooms and the 8” potted plant usually contains well in excess of 12 blooms. Both sizes come in foil covered pots ready for immediate display. These plants have proven to be great performers and will hold their beauty for the duration of the holiday season. Full color brochures of these lovely plants can be found at the 8th social studies teacher blog sites. The plants are available in 5 different varieties: red, white, pink, marble (a white bloom with pink swirls), and jingle bell (a red bloom with pink markings).
Additional copies of all order forms are available on your teacher’s blog.
Fundraising dates are 10-30-17 to 11-10-17. All fundraisers are due back on Friday, 11/10/17. Please turn in fundraising to Mr. House on or before that date. On November 10th,, please turn in between 8:00 and 8:50 AM to Mr. House’s room.

****Very important information****
When you return the fundraiser money to Lovinggood, please send one check for the total of both the Yankee Candle and Poinsettia fundraisers. The check needs to be payable to Lovinggood MS.
Keep the pink copy (this is your record) of the Yankee Candle order & return the yellow and white with the order.
Make a copy of your poinsettia order for your records.
If you have any questions regarding the fundraiser, please contact Ms. Tonia Tumbleston
[email protected]

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Week 13 Oct. 30th- Nov. 3rd

We have finished learning out the Unit 4 Revolution. This week you will be working on the Assignment Menu. You can find the details below.

SS8H3 Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.

a. Explain the causes of the American Revolution as they impacted Georgia; include the French and Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, and the Stamp Act.
b. Interpret the three parts of the Declaration of Independence (preamble, grievances, and declaration) and identify the three Georgia signers of the document.
c. Analyze the significance of the Loyalists and Patriots as a part of Georgia’s role in the Revolutionary War; include the Battle of Kettle Creek and Siege of Savannah.
d. Analyze the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and explain how those weaknesses led to the writing of a new federal Constitution.

 

Monday: Choose Assignment menu task and work on the first task.

Tuesday: Continue working on tasks for Assignment Menu.

Wednesday: Summative Assessment for Unit 4

Thursday: PSAT we will only see 2 class periods this day.

Friday: work on Assignment menu

 

Revolution assignment Menu

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There are templates for the newspaper task under the Unit 4 Revolution page.

Week 12 Oct. 23rd-27th

We have Declared our Independence and starting fighting the Revolution. I enjoyed working with you all to interpret the Declaration and learn the details of the document that created our country.

SS8H3 Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.
b. Interpret the three parts of the Declaration of Independence (preamble, grievances, and declaration) and identify the three Georgia signers of the document.
c. Analyze the significance of the Loyalists and Patriots as a part of Georgia’s role in the Revolutionary War; include the Battle of Kettle Creek and Siege of Savannah.
d. Analyze the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation and explain how those weaknesses led to the writing of a new federal Constitution.

 

Monday: Socaratic round table discussion on the Declaration

HW: Rewrite the Declaration ws.

Tuesday: Pair share your rewrites, Vocabulary assessment,

6th: Clozed Notes on Ga. during the war.

3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th: Venn Diagrams on Ga. during the war.

Wednesday: Finish Ga. during War, Articles of Confederation, Start Constitutional Convention

Thursday: Constitutional Convention

Friday:  Quick Check Assessment,  Constitutional Convention, Start Assignment menu

 

Week 11 Oct. 16th-20th

We are well into the Revolution unit. Learning about the events that caused the Founding Fathers to become an independent nation leading to our freedoms and society today.

SS8H3 Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.
a. Explain the causes of the American Revolution as they impacted Georgia; include the French and Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, and the Stamp Act.
b. Interpret the three parts of the Declaration of Independence (preamble, grievances, and declaration) and identify the three Georgia signers of the document.

 

Monday: Bell question assessment and submit comprehension questions for a grade

Hwk: start working on People of the Revolution research (all classes except 6th.)

Tuesday: Boston Massacre Play

Wednesday: Guilty or innocent, People of the Revolution Research, Boston Tea Party

Thursday: Intolerable Acts, Declaration of Independence

Friday: Finish Declaration of Independence

Week 10 Oct. 9-13th

Wow has it been a busy week. We are well into learning about the causes of the Revolution.

SS8H3 Analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolutionary Era.
a. Explain the causes of the American Revolution as they impacted Georgia; include the French and Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, and the Stamp Act.

The causes of the American revolution were more than the events in element “a”  for this reason we are going well beyond the standard learning about the Sugar Act, Tea Act, Stamp Act, Townshend Acts, Intolerable Acts, as well the Boston Massacre.

Monday: King for a Day: we simulated what it would be like to be heavily taxed for the items we are use to having and buying. I hope you all enjoyed the activity and learned from it. I enjoyed watching your reactions.

Tuesday: Just the (F)Acts- used exerts of the official acts to learn what they entailed.

Boston Massacre play- 3rd, 4th, 5th, 7th

Wednesday: American Revolution summary wit G.I.S.T. summary – for a the first grade of new 9 weeks in the formative category

Thursday: Lesson with Mrs. Davis in the computer lab

Friday: Bell question assessment and Reading Comprehension questions for a grade.

Bell question assessment- you will be given dates and you will need to provide the question and the answer.

Magnet Program information

The magnet program application portal is now open. Students should visit magnet.cobbk12.org to register for an account and to complete their application. The entire application process is done within the portal…except for Pebblebrook’s program. Students interested in attending the Pebblebrook High School Center for Excellence in the Performing Arts should visit https://www.cccepa.com/admissions. 8th Grade Professional School Counselor Ms. Davis will accept completed applications for Pebblebroook January 11 – 19, 2018.

The PSAT 8/9 will be administered on Thursday, November 2nd to all 8th graders.

The dates for each Prospective Magnet Student Night, as well as other important information related to the magnet program process and the PSAT 8/9 can be found on the School Counseling Department blog: http://www.cobblearning.net/lovinggoodcounselors. Make sure that you “follow” the School Counseling Department blog to stay abreast of all activities as we prepare for the transition to 9th grade.