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

GA Studies Week of 8/21 -8/25/17

Monday:

Warm Up: Class discussion on eclipse viewing safety.

Class Activity: Students will view the video Guns Germs and Steal. It depicts the arrival of the Europeans in the Americas and their impact on the indigenous people.

Tuesday:

Warm Up: In a paragraph describe the Mississippian Cultural Period.

Guided Instruction: Students will take notes on 5 aspects of the Mississippian Cultural Period.  Mississippian Cultural Period-1gpfyvj

Video: Students will watch a video clip on the beginning of the Age of Exploration.

Independent Practice: Students will complete a R.A.F.T. assignment on the Age of Exploration. They will have two options to choose from. Option 1. Role: Artist, Audience: Museum Visitors, Format: Mural, Topic: Create a mural that represents the Age of Exploration. You must include a 2 sentence caption describing the picture.  Option 2: Role: Explorer, Audience: Potential Donor, Format: Letter. Topic: You are writing a letter to a potential donor. You are asking them to sponsor your expedition. Explain your motives for this expedition.

Wednesday:

Warm Up: Students will complete their R.A.F.T. assignment.

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

Independent Practice: Students will create a Tree Map on the motives for exploration.

Thursday:

Warm Up: 1. What were the motives for exploration? 2. What was wrong with the trade routes to Asia? 3. Who were middlemen?

Assessment: Students will complete an assessment on the Mississippian Cultural Period.

Guided Instruction: Students will take notes on the Age of Exploration.

Friday:

Warm Up: Write a paragraph describing the motives of exploration.

Guided Instruction: Students will take notes on the Hernando De Soto’s expedition through GA.

Independent Practice: Students will complete a picture analysis on De Soto’s expedition. They will also complete a tree map on the impact of exploration on the indigenous people.

 

AC Georgia Studies Lesson Plans: August 14th – August 18th

Monday:
* Students will take the SLO Pre-test for social studies. The purpose of this test is to get an idea of our students’ prior knowledge. Knowing students’ prior knowledge will help us determine our learning journey in GA studies.
* Project: Students will be making a 3D or technologically interactive map of Georgia’s regions and physical features. It will be due on August 21st. map project-1ltdcy3

Tuesday:
 * Warm Up: Explain the benefits of the Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers. Why are there so many major cities along the fall line? What is the biggest industry coming out of the Ridge and Valley Region?
 * Students will view two videos on the Georgia Port Authority and will write down 6 observations.
 * Class discussion: We will have a class discussion on the impact transportation systems have on the economy of Georgia.
 * Independent Work: Student will read a passage on Georgia’s transportation system. Then they will answer a series of questions. NEWGSEAlignedSS8E1GeorgiasTransportationSystems-1vftvx3

Wednesday:
• Warm Up: Students will take 5 minutes to review for their Georgia Regions Quiz.
• Regions Quiz: Students will take a quiz over the 5 region of Georgia.
• Independent Work: Students will complete the reading passage and questions on Georgia’s transportation system.
• Independent Work: Students will receive a 4 square assignment on the Mississippian American Indian Cultural Period. They will have to illustrate and describe aspect of the culture. Mississippian Cultural Period 4 Square-21z2e6y

 

Thursday:
• Warm Up: Students will create a circle map on the American Indians and fill it with their prior knowledge.
• Independent Work: Students will complete the 4 square assignment describing the different aspects of the Mississippian Cultural Period.
• Video: Students will watch a video on the Mississippian American Indian Cultural period.
• Homework: 3D Georgia Regions Map. Due August 21st.

Friday:
• Warm Up: In a paragraph describe aspects of the Mississippian American Indian Cultural Period.
• Guided Practice: Students will make rotations to three stations and they will complete an activity at each station. Each station will cover the Mississippian American Indian Cultural Period.
o Station One: Acrostic writing activity on the Mississippian
o Station Two: Reading Passage and Questions on the Mississippian
o Station Three: Thinking Map on the Mississippian
• 3D Georgia Regions Map due August 21st.

Georgia Studies Lesson Plans: August 14th – August 18th

Monday:
* Students will take the SLO Pre-test for social studies. The purpose of this test is to get an idea of our students’ prior knowledge. Knowing students’ prior knowledge will help us determine our learning journey in GA studies.
* Project: Students will be making a 3D or technologically interactive map of Georgia’s regions and physical features. It will be Due on August 21st. map project-1ltdcy3

Tuesday:
 Warm Up: Explain the benefits of the Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers. Why are there so many major cities along the fall line? What is the biggest industry coming out of the Ridge and Valley Region?
 Students will view two videos on the Georgia Port Authority and will write down 6 observations.
 Class discussion: We will have a class discussion on the impact transportation systems have on the economy of Georgia.
 Independent Work: Student will read a passage on Georgia’s transportation system. Then they will answer a series of questions. NEWGSEAlignedSS8E1GeorgiasTransportationSystems-1vftvx3transportationsytems-12tug8r

Wednesday:
• Warm Up: Choose one of the regions of Georgia and create a circle map. Write at least 5 facts about the region in the circle map.
• Independent Work: Students will complete the reading passage and questions on Georgia’s transportation system.
• Independent Work: When students complete the reading passage they may take time to work on their map project.

Thursday:
• Warm Up: Students will take 5 minutes to review for their regions quiz.
• Regions Quiz: Students will take a quiz over the 5 regions of Georgia.
• Video Clip: Students will watch a video clip of the Mississippian American Indian Cultural period.
• Independent Work: Students will fill out a 4 square assignment describing the different aspects of the Mississippian Cultural Period. Mississippian Cultural Period 4 Square-21z2e6y
• Homework: Students will complete the 4 square assignment for homework.

Friday:
• Warm Up: Students will create a circle map on everything they know about the Native Americans.
• Guided Practice: Students will make rotations to three stations and they will complete an activity at each station. Each station will cover the Mississippian American Indian Cultural Period.
o Station One: Acrostic writing activity on the Mississippian
o Station Two: Reading Passage and Questions on the Mississippian
o Station Three: Thinking Map on the Mississippian
• 3D Georgia Regions Map due August 21st.*