GA Studies 3/25-3/29/19

Monday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Go over State Government Worksheet

Self-Guided Notes on the State Government

AC: Categorizing Government Terms Activity

Tuesday:

Warm Up: Questions on Board

Review Self-Guided Notes on State Government

Gallery Walk: Students will complete a chart on the qualifications and duties of the government officials using poster around the room.

Who’s Who is State Government Activity: Students will have to match a fictitious official with the correct office.

AC: Students will Create a Bio for government official and an ad campaign for that official.

Wednesday:

Students will play government simulation games from I-Civics in the Computer Lab. Then they will write a reflection on what they learned about the government in action.

Thursday and Friday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Video: I’m Just A Bill

How A Bill Becomes a Law Comic Strip: Students will illustrate and create captions for each step of how a bill becomes a law.  How a Bill Becomes a Law Performance Task

AC: Students will write a letter to a legislator with an idea for a bill.

 

GA Studies 3/4-3/8

Monday:

Warm Up: Questions about the Civil Rights Era on the board.

Gallery Walk and Information Sheet: Students will review the poster they made on the Civil Right Movement and complete an information sheet.

Tuesday-Friday:

Students will be doing a Graphic Novel study on John Lewis’ The March. Students will have to complete a series of activities and a reading guide as we go through the book as a class.

CIVIL RIGHTS CHOICE PROJECT is due on Monday, March 11th.

Georgia Studies 2/25-3/1

Monday:

Warm Up: Review Questions on Post WWII Georgia

Reading on the People and Events of the Civil Rights Movement

Students will complete a Tree Map and Flow Map on the events of the Civil Rights Movement.

Tuesday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

SWAY Presentation on the Civil Rights Movement

Students will answer comprehension questions, complete a Bubble Map on the Civil Rights Movement, and a Multi-Flow map on Brown v. Board of Education.

Wednesday:

Warm Up: Questions on the Civil Rights Movement

Students will be broken into groups and given a topic from the Civil Rights Movement. (SNCC, SCLC, Albany Movement, March on Washington, Sibley Commission) They will create a poster on their assigned topic. When completed students will do a gallery walk of the posters and complete a chart with information on each of the topics.

Thursday:

Classes will be in the computer lab taking a virtual field trip of the Civil Rights Era.

Friday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Students will be broken into groups and given a topic from the Civil Rights Movement. (SNCC, SCLC, Albany Movement, March on Washington, Sibley Commission) They will create a poster on their assigned topic. When completed students will do a gallery walk of the posters and complete a chart with information on each of the topics.

 

GA Studies 1/7 – 1/11/19

Monday:

Analyze a series of pictures on the Lusitania.

Watch a video clip on the U.S. entering WWI. Students will create a multi-flow map or flow map on the events covered in the video.

Students will define key terms from the WWI era.

Tuesday:

CNN 10 – Students will write down three things that are going on in the world today.

Notes: Students will take notes on the U.S. and Georgia’s involvement in WWI.

Exit Ticket: Student will write a paragraph explaining how the U.S. became involved in WWI.

Wednesday:

Warm Up: Students will answer a series of questions on WWI.

Reading Passage: Students will read a passage on the Great Depression.  They will complete a 3-2-1 Summary on the passage and answer a series of questions on the passage.

Video: Students will watch a video on the cause of the Great Depression. They will create a multi-flow map on the causes and effects the Great Depression.

Thursday:

CNN 10: Students will write down three things that are going on in the world today.

Vocabulary Activity: Students will define a series of terms on the Great Depression and New Deal. Then they will use the word in a sentence and draw a picture that represents the word.

Friday:

Warm Up: Using notes and reading passages, explain the causes of the Great Depression.

Benchmark: Students will take a benchmark test on standards we have covered so far in GA Studies.  This is will be used to measure the students understanding of the content we have already covered.

 

GA Studies 12/17-12/21/18

Monday:

Warm Up: Compare and Contrast the lives and beliefs of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois.

3rd and 4th Period – The People . Leo Frank documentary

5th and 6th Period – Finish Plessy v. Ferguson walking DBQ and discussion on the New South, Booker T. Washington and W.E.B DuBois, and Plessy V. Ferguson.

Tuesday:

Leo Frank Documentary

Circle Map and Flow Map on the Leo Frank Case.

Wednesday:

Warm Up: Review Questions

Complete Unit 5 Study Guide.

Thursday:

Warm Up: Study for Test

Unit 5 Test

Friday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Assignment Recovery Day

 

GA Studies 12/10-12/14/18

Monday:

Warm Up

New South Vocabulary

Reading Passage on the Bourbon Triumvirate and Chart

Tuesday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Video Clip: Georgia Story on New South Economy

New South Reading Passage and Graphic Organizer for note taking

Wednesday:

Warm Up: Questions on the board

New South Reading Passage and Graphic Organizer for note taking.

Multi-flow maps on the New South Economy and Racial Tension

Thursday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Video Clip on Henry Grady and Alonzo Herndon

Reading Passage on Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois

Double Bubble comparing and contrasting Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois.

Viewpoint Matrix on Washington and DuBois.

Friday:

Warm Up: In a paragraph, compare and contrast the viewpoints of Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. Dubois.

Documentary on the Leo Frank Case.

GA Studies 11/26-11/30/18

Monday:

Warm Up: Review Questions on the board

Review Civil and Introduce Reconstruction.

Group Vocabulary Matching Activity

Reading Passage and questions on the Civil War and Reconstruction.

Tuesday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Group Timeline Activity on the Civil War.

Reading Passage on Reconstruction and the 13th, 14th, 15th, Amendments

Reading Comprehension Questions on Reconstruction and Chart on the Amendments

Wednesday:

Warm Up: Questions on the Election of 1860.

BrainPop Video on Reconstruction.

Notes on Reconstruction

Quick Write Summary on Reconstruction.

Thursday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Create an Instagram Post on the Civil War or Reconstruction.

Notes on Reconstruction

Double Bubble Map comparing and contrasting Reconstruction Plans.

Friday:

Warm Up: S.O.S on SS8H6 – What impact did the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments have on the United States? Compare and Contrast the different Reconstruction Plans.

Reading Passage on the 13th, 14th, and 15th Amendments and analyze excerpts from each amendment. Then students will create a flyer advertising the passing of one of these amendments. AC Extension: Students will write a newspaper article on the passing of one of these amendments.

October 29th – November 2nd, 2018

Monday:

Warm Up: Questions on the Creek and Cherokee

Document Analysis on the Trail of Tears and Indian Removal Act

Tuesday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Finish Document Analysis on Trial of Tear and Indian Removal Act

Create Thesis and Outline of Indian Removal Act Essay.

Wednesday:

Warm Up: Analyze a chart on the relationship between the cotton gin and the increase in slavery during the 1800s.

Write Indian Removal Act Essay.

Work on Tic Tac Toe Project

Thursday:

Warm Up: CNN 10

Work on Tic Tac Toe Project or Finish up Indian Removal Act Essay.

Friday: S.O.S on Georgia’s Expansion

Vocabulary Activity on Antebellum Georgia and Civil War.