What are we doing? 12/12- 12/20

Monday- Native and Explorer Recap- this was a grade if you didn’t get it please make sure you do.

Tuesday-North vs. South- you created mind maps for one of the regions. You then used the other maps to complete notes each region.  There were After Comparing Regions questions that were due Wednesday for 2nd, 3rd, 6th, and 7th.

Wednesday- 1st period you took your notes on the regions using the mind maps. We then discussed the Comparing regions questions.

2nd, 3rd, 6th, & 7th- you took a quick check on North vs. South. We then started learning about the Issues during the Antebellum time period.

Thursday: Issues during the Antebellum time period. What were the compromises.

Quick check -1st period North vs. South  2nd, 3rd, 6th, 7th- Missouri Compromise, Slave Rebellions, Underground railroad and the Abolitionist  movement.

Friday- Continue the issues.

Quick checks- 1st period: Missouri Compromise, Slave Rebellions, Underground railroad and the Abolitionist  movement.

others: Compromise of 1850 -this check will depend on how far we get in class on Thursday. The check may be moved to Monday.


Monday: Review for Benchmark

Don’t wait until Monday to start studying for your test next week. You should be studying now. Review some each evening.  Your social studies Benchmark will be taken on Tuesday Dec. 20th.

North vs. South

After comparing – questions using the mind maps answer the following questions. All classes but 1st period should have at least started on these questions.


  • What were the biggest differences between the North and the South.
  • How were they different?
  • Each category: Climate, Population, Cities, Economy, Culture, and Transportation
  • In what ways where they similar?
  • In what ways might the differences between them cause problems?

Bell Questions and additional points

Please see the page titled additional appoints for the enrichment trips that you can do to earn points for the Expansion and Removal unit.

Bell Questions:

Friday 12-9:

1.The city streets in Georgia originally followed……

2.Which British Act on the colonist led to the Boston Tea Party?


Thursday 12-8:

1.How did the Yazoo Land Fraud impact Georgia?

2.What are the three reasons offered by Oglethorpe for creating the colony of Georgia?


Wednesday 12-7

  1. How many acres of land did the head of the family get in the head right system after the American Revolution?
  2. 2. The group of colonist that were upset about Trustee regulations such as the land restrictions as well as the ban on rum and slaves were known as …….

Tuesday 12-6

1.The land was donated by the federal government for the state of Georgia to create the first ……..

  1.  What was the name of the settlement that the German Salzburgers established?

Monday 12-5:

1.What scandal took place when Georgia’s governor and some legislators were bribed to sell public land to private developers at below-market prices?

  1.  Why was Tomochichi important?

PSAT 8/9 results

The PSAT 8/9 score reports will go home on Friday, December 9th. If your student tested here at Lovinggood on October 12th, he/she will receive a score report and his/her test booklet. This is the only copy of the booklet and score report that the school has available. Therefore it is important that you keep these items in a safe place.


On Wednesday, December 14th, students 13 years old and over will be able to view their scores at any time in the student score portal. To gain access to their scores, students must set up a free College Board account. If a student doesn’t see their scores when they log in, they may need to enter an access code. This access code can be found on the front cover of the PSAT 8/9 Score Report which will be sent home on Friday, December 9th.


Online Student Score Reports

Students can use their free College Board accounts to access robust online score reports for every test they take in the redesigned SAT Suite of Assessments. Online student score reports give students an understanding beyond the numbers and provide a detailed breakdown of their performance. Score reports provide:

  • Performance summaries of each section
  • Insight into strengths and weaknesses with results grouped by content area, skill set, and level of difficulty
  • Percentiles to see how their results compare with those of students like them
  • For students who take the SAT with Essay, a scanned copy of their response and the question


Colleges Don’t Receive Scores

The College Board does not send PSAT 8/9 scores to colleges. These scores are not intended to be part of college admission decisions. They should not be included on student transcripts that will be reproduced and sent to colleges unless the student (if 18 or older) or parent/guardian has granted permission. You are allowed to withhold scores from college admission and athletic offices, even when colleges ask for them.


Click here for a complete guide to understanding your student’s report.

12/5-12/9 Expansion and Removal continue

Monday: Vocabulary Assessment, Transportation notes- How did the transportations impact the development of Georgia?  Unfortunately, I do not have these notes electronically so if you were absent you need to make sure you get them from a friend.

Tuesday: We learned about the Yazoo Land Fraud and how it impacted Georgia. We also read the excerpt from Worchester v. Georgia decision by John Marshall. We discussed how this impacted the Cherokee and Andrew’s Jackson’s response to it.

Wednesday: Finish the Trail of Tears, Expansion and Removal Quick Check, start working on the GPS organizer.

Thursday: Review and work on GPS organizer

Friday: Final Assessment for Expansion and Removal


Power-point notes can be found under pages and unit 5.


Westward Expansion and Removal

We have been taking notes and learning about the natives who lived in Georgia in the 1700 and early 1800’s.  We have also taken notes on the development of Georgia during this late 1700’s and early 1800’s.  Discussing land distribution and even simulating the land lottery.  You also took notes on the creation of the University of Georgia and why it was unique, the spread of religion, and the capital cities of Georgia.

Power-point notes can be found under unit 5 Expansion and Removal


Monday:  Creek and Cherokee notes E#2 and the “As Long As Grass Grows or Water Runs” reading E#3

Tuesday: Land Distribution  notes and simulation E#4

Wednesday:  Graded Reading  Questions E#5 and Education/Religion Notes E#6.

Thursday: Enter Reading Questions, regrouped catching up with classes being in different places due to me having to leave Monday. 1st, 2nd, 3rd- discussed “As Long As Grass Grows or Water Runs” how the passage reinforced discussed concepts.  6 and 7th- completed the land simulation.  7th was able to start discussing the reading passage.

Friday: New Technologies and Native Removal Notes, Short video on the Railroad.


There will be a Vocabulary assessment Monday12-5. There will also be questions taken as a grade from the notes from Friday. So make sure you complete all of the work.


Bell Questions week of 11-28

Thursday 12-1

  1. Which system of land distribution resulted in very large irregular land plots?
  2. The economic concept of a nation importing less than it exports is known as ……

Tuesday 11-29

  1. Who is William McIntosh and how did he impact the Creek nation?
  2. What happens to the Mississippian natives after Desoto came through Georgia?

Monday 11-28

1.What two native tribes lived in Georgia in the early 1800’s?

2.Which Spanish explorer traveled through Georgia searching for gold?