Georgia Studies 2/12-2/16/18

Monday:

Independent Practice: Students will complete their station work on the Great Depression and New Deal.

Guided Practice: As a class, we will go over the station work and review the Great Depression and New Deal.

Tuesday:

Independent Practice: Students will complete a series of thinking activities on the Great Depression and New Deal; complete a comprehension check on the Great Depression; read a passage and answer questions on the New Deal. Great Depression and New Deal Comprehension Check-pvbeko

Homework: Study for Great Depression and New Deal Quiz.

Wednesday:

Quiz: Students will take a quiz on the Great Depression and New Deal

Guided Practice: Notes on WWII and Georgia’s involvement

Thursday:

Guided Practice: Notes on WWII and Georgia’s involvement

Friday:

Students will watch a documentary on Pearl Harbor and complete an acrostic on Pearl Harbor.

Georgia Studies 1/22-1/26/18

Monday:

Guided Practice: Students will complete notes on the Race Relations during the New South Era.

Independent Practice: Students will read a passage on Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois, answer and series of questions, and complete contrast and comparison chart on the two men.

Tuesday:

Independent Practice: Students will complete the Booker T. Washington and W.E.B. DuBois comparison chart.

Unit Assessment: Student will be assigned a Tic-Tac-Toe choice project for the New South Era. It will be due on February 2nd. New South tic tac toe-2lyrrvm

Homework: New South Era Comprehension Questions.

Wednesday:

New South Era Quiz

Guided Practice: Students will watch a documentary on Leo Frank. As they are watching the film, they will create a thinking map of their choosing to complete on the Leo Frank Case.

Thursday:

Guided Practice: Students will watch a documentary on Leo Frank. As they are watching the film, they will create a thinking map of their choosing to complete on the Leo Frank Case.

Independent Practice: Students will complete a writing response summarizing the Leo Frank Case.

Friday:

Independent Practice: Students will complete an activity on African American History in the computer lab.

Georgia Studies 1/4-1/5/18

Welcome Back to School and Happy New Year!!!

Thursday and Friday:

Students will view a video on the childhood of Booker T. Washington. As they are watching the video, they will be completing a Circle Map and a Bubble Map describing the childhood of Booker T. Washington.

AC Extension – Students will write a 2 paragraph summary of Booker’s childhood and how it led to his achievements later in life.

GA Studies 12/4-12/8/17

Monday:

Students will complete the Reconstruction Vocabulary Activity.

As a class, we will read a passage on Reconstruction, do a 3-2-1 Summary, and answer the questions.

AC Extension: Students will break to into pairs or groups of 3 and complete an analysis of the Reconstruction Amendments. At the end of the activity the students will share their analysis with the class.

Tuesday:

Students will watch a BrainPop on Reconstruction.

AC Extension: Students will finish analysis of Reconstruction Amendments and share with the class.

Guided Practice: Students will take notes on the Reconstruction Era in Georgia.

Independent Practice: Students will read a passage on the Reconstruction Amendments.

Wednesday:

Guided Practice: Students will take notes on the Reconstruction Era in Georgia.

Independent Practice: Students will read a passage on the Reconstruction Amendments. They will also create a triple Venn Diagram on the different Reconstruction Plans.

Thursday:

Guided Practice: Students will finish taking notes on the Reconstruction Era in Georgia.

Independent Practice: Students will create a double bubble comparing and contrasting sharecropping and tenant farming.

Friday:

Group Practice: Students will be broken into groups. Each group will create a poster on one aspect of Reconstruction.  They must include a Thinking Map, a picture, and 5 facts about the topic.

Georgia Studies 10/30 – 11/3/17

Monday:

Students will take notes on the Creek and Cherokee Indians and the Indian Removal Act. Indian Removal DBQ background info-2eny467

Tuesday – Thursday:

Students will be do a Document Base Question and Analysis on Indian Removal and Trail of Tears.

They will analyze a series of primary source documents and gather evidence for or against Indian Removal. Then they will write a letter to a tribal council during that time to support or fighting against the removal. They must use evidence from the documents to support their argument.

Friday:

Students will work on their Westward Expansion Tic-Tac-Toe Project. This is due Monday, November 6th.

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Georgia Studies 10/16-10/20/17

Monday:

3rd and 5th Period:

Guided Practice: Students will watch a video on the Constitutional Convention and take notes.

4th and 6th Period:

Independent Practice: Students will finish their document analysis of the Articles of Confederation.

Tuesday:

3rd and 5th Period:

Independent Practice: Students will finish their unit 3b vocabulary assignment and unit 3a extension packet.

4th and 5th Period:

Guided Practice: As a class we will read a passage on the Constitutional and discuss the different articles of the U.S. Constitution.

Independent Practice: Students will answer a series of questions on the Constitution and complete a chart on the Constitutional Convention.

Wednesday:

3rd and 5th Period:

Guided Practice: As a class we will read a passage on the Constitutional Convention and discuss the compromises.

Independent Practice: Students will answer a series of questions on the Constitution and complete a chart on the Constitutional Convention.

Thursday:

Students will re-take the Unit 3a test over the Revolutionary War.

Friday:

Guided Practice: As a class we will analyze a picture that represents westward expansion and discuss as a class.

Independent Practice students will read a passage on the changes that occurred during Georgia’s early statehood. Then they will complete a summary and answer a series of questions.

GA Studies 10/9-10/13/17

Monday:

Periods 3 & 5

Group Instruction: Students will watch a video on the Articles of Confederation and complete a graphic organizer.

Individual Practice: Students will read a passage on the Articles of Confederation, answer a series of questions, and complete a 3-2-1 Summary.

Periods 4 & 6

Group Instruction: As a class we will go over an information sheet on the Articles of Confederation and review scenarios the government faced during that time period.

Group Practice: Students will receive a series of documents on the Articles of Confederation. They will analyze them and determine if the Articles were a success or failure. (2-day lesson)

 

Tuesday:

Periods 3 & 5

Group Instruction: As a class we will complete a circle map and multi-flow map on the Articles of Confederation.

Individual Practice: Students will read a passage on the Articles of Confederation and complete a graphic organizer on its weaknesses.

Periods 4 & 6

Group Practice: Students will receive a series of documents on the Articles of Confederation. They will analyze them and determine if the Articles were a success or failure. (2-day lesson)

Homework for all classes: Unit 3 Study Guide

Wednesday:

Review for Unit 3 Test – Causes of the American Revolution, Declaration of Independence, Events of the Revolution, and Articles of Confederation

Thursday:

Unit 3 Test over the American Revolution time period

Friday:

Individual Practice: Document Analysis of the Declaration of Independence.

Georgia Studies Week of 9/18-9/22/17

Monday:

Group Instruction: Class will review and clarify note packets the students completed last week in class.

Independent Practice: Students will complete a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting Georgia as a Trustee and Royal Colony.

Homework: Students will work on the study guide for the unit test on Wednesday. Click on the following link to access study guide.  Unit 2 Study Guide-qvqsax

Tuesday:

Independent Practice: Students will write a paragraph comparing and contrasting the two colonial periods of Georgia.

Group Instruction: As a class we will review for the Unit 2 Test on Wednesday.

Homework: Students need to review for the Unit 2 Test.

Wednesday:

Guided Practice: Students will be given a few minutes to study for the test. Then we will go over the instructions as a class.

Independent Practice: Students will take the Unit 2 Test over Colonization and Exploration.

Thursday:

Guided Practice: Students will watch a video on the French and Indian War and complete an activity sheet.

Independent Practice: Students will read a passage on the French and Indian War. They will answer the questions at the end of the passage and complete a 3-2-1 summary.

Friday:

Guided Practice: Students will watch a video on the Causes of the American Revolution and complete an activity sheet and graphic organizer.

Independent Practice: Students will read a passage on the French and Indian War and complete a 3-2-2 summary.

GA Studies Week of 9/5-9/8

Tuesday:

Video Clip: Student will watch a video clip on the settlement of Georgia.

Guided Practice: Notes on the colonization of Georgia and pictures of important people and places will be placed around the room.  Students will walk around the room gathering information. They will complete 2 thinking maps and answer a series of questions using these notes. This is an in-class assignment.

Wednesday:

Class Discussion: As a class we will discuss the reasons for the founding of Georgia and the Charter of 1732.

Guided Practice: Notes on the colonization of Georgia and pictures of important people and places will be placed around the room.  Students will walk around the room gathering information. They will complete 2 thinking maps and answer a series of questions using these notes. This is an in-class assignment.

Thursday and Friday:

Video Clip: Students will watch a video clip on James Oglethorpe.

Classwork: Students will work in groups of three to create a role play of a reporter interviewing Oglethorpe and Tomochichi. The students will work together to create the interview questions and answers. They will have to decide who will play each role and present it to the class. This is a two day in-class assignment. Click on the link for instructions. An Interview with James Oglethorpe-2e9sxhg

 

 

 

GA Studies Week of 8/28 – 9/1

Monday:

Guided Practice: Students will take notes on the Age of Exploration. UNIT 2 EXPLORATION OL-qz2tzo

Classwork: Students will complete a tree map explaining the motives for exploration.

Tuesday:

Guided Practice: Students will continue the notes on Exploration.

Classwork: As a class we will analyze a painting of Hernando De Soto arriving on land in the Americas.

Wednesday:

Students will view a video clip on Hernando De Soto. This video explains the impact he had on the American Indians.

Classwork: Students will complete a Tree Map explain the Three Ds of exploration.

Homework: Students in period 3 and 5 will complete a Be The Thing Writing Activity. Click on the link for instructions. Be the Thing Activity-1nefk16

Thursday:

Guided Practice: As a class we will analyze a painting depicting a group of people in an English debtors’ prison.

Classwork: Students will complete an in-class reading guide to prepare them for the beginning of the next unit.

Friday:

Classwork: Students will complete their guided reading.

Homework: Students will create a picket sign that advocates for the reform of debtors’ prisons in England during the time of colonization. AC students will have to create a rally speech on the topic of prison reform in addition to their picket sign. Click on the link for instructions. Debtors prison reform sign.-1cqal42