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Notebook check - Friday, 5/11/07

There will be a notebook check on Friday - 5/7/07 --- here are the items you need to include:

1. Ch. 13 notes - 2 column notes
2. Ch. 13 ?'s pages 191, 194, 188, 202
3. Ga. Stories ?'s
4. Sherman's March facts
5. Ch. 13 Review Questions
6. Ch. 13 test
7. Ch. 14 illustration
8. Ch. 14 Acrostic
9. Poem analysis and chart
10. "Cloze" notes pages 206-210
11. Timeline/picture analysis

posted on: May 09, 2007

Weekly assignments - week of 4/16-4/20

We have a shortened class schedule due to CRCT testing in homeroom.

Lesson Plans – 4/16-4/20 (CRCT testing- 40 minute classes)
**notebook check sometime between Mon. - Wed. of this week**

Monday:

1. Introduce project – diary/journal project with character cards - due on Tuesday, 4/24 *video from last week and the ones from this week (along with textbook information and information found on the internet) should be helpful in completing the project.
2. Finish notes from Friday.
3. Read pages 191-194 and answer questions #1-4 - due Wednesday.


Tuesday:

1. Watch Georgia Stories II – The Civil War, Part I
2. Work on project.


Wednesday:

1. Go over questions pages 191 (from last week) and 194 from Monday.
2. Civil War “Word Research” puzzle – pairs compete to see who can fill in sheet 1
st for some sort of prize.
3. Work on project.


Thursday: Jakaitis

1. Watch Georgia Stories I – Program 9 First Century of Statehood, Part IV (The Civil War) – Battle of Jonesboro, The Civil War and the Black Soldier, and Andersonville Prison.
2. Follow up video with questions related to topics featured in the video.

Suggs:

1. Watch Georgia Stories II – Program 8 – The Civil War, Part II - March to the Sea and Thomasville: Playground of the Northern Industrialists.
2. Follow up video with questions related to topics featured in the video.
3. Work on project - project is due Tuesday, 4/23



Friday: Suggs

1. Watch Georgia Stories I – Program 9 First Century of Statehood, Part IV (The Civil War) – Battle of Jonesboro, The Civil War and the Black Soldier, and Andersonville Prison.
2. Follow up video with questions related to topics featured in the video.

Jakaitis:

1. Watch Georgia Stories II – Program 8 – The Civil War, Part II - March to the Sea and Thomasville: Playground of the Northern Industrialists.
2. Follow up video with questions related to topics featured in the video.
3. Work on project - project is due Tuesday, 4/23

posted on: April 16, 2007

Notebook check next week (week of 4/16)

Here are the items that should be in your notebook - notebook check either Mon, Tues, or Wed:
1. North Before the War
2. South Before the War
3. Growing Economic and Regional Diff.
4. ?'s pages 169 and 173
5. Road to War packet
6. Framed paragraph - beg. of chapter 12
7. ?'s pg. 178
8. Reaction to slavery - letter
9. ch. 12 vocabulary story
10. ?'s page 180 and 182
11. Ch. 12 review
12. ch. 12 test
13. ch. 13 illustration
14. Strengths vs. Weaknesses
15. ch. 13 ?'s
16. Bull Run ?'s
17. Comparing soldiers - Billy Yank vs. Johnny Reb
18. Ch. 13 notes sheet - 2 column notes

posted on: April 13, 2007

Notebook check on 3/20/07

Here are the items that should be glued in to your notebook:
1. Cloze/outline - pages 122-131
2. Outline - pages 131-136
3. Chapter 9 test
4. Ch. 10 illustration
5. Agree/Disagree - Trail of Tears
6. ?'s pages 140 & 142
7. War of 1812 notes
8. Trail of Tears - acrostic - either you or your partner will have this
9. ?'s pages 147 & 152
10. Ch. 11 picture analysis and graphic organizer
11. Ch. 11 graph
12. Outline pages 164-166
13. Ch. 11 review
14. Ch. 11 test
15. Ch. 12 paragraph about issues of the war
16. 2 worksheets on North and South before the war

posted on: March 19, 2007

Assignments for week of 1/29-2/2/07

Here are the lesson plans for this week. Please remember that plans are subject to change.

Lesson Plans – week of Jan. 29th – Feb. 2nd

Monday:

1. Return test and go over
2. Discuss political participation by discussing voting – why people vote, why people wear a sticker that says they voted, how various groups go about getting people to vote (ie: Rock The Vote – targets young people) – etc.
3. Qualifications for people to be able to vote – 18, registered, citizen, legal resident of state and…or course, not in prison.
4. How do polling places prevent fraud? Two types of dishonest voters: repeaters – vote several times in same election, and drifters – people that come from outside the state or election district that drift in to vote.
5. Registration process
6. Compare voting today with the past
7. Discuss electoral college vs. popular votes for candidates – see explanation sheet.
8. Go over questions from page 391 (assigned on Friday of last week)
9. Introduce project for chapter – Break class into different sections (18-25 years of age, 25-45 years of age, 45 and up). Each pair is given a specific age group to target. The pair must create a poster (8 ½ X 11) that persuades their assigned age group to vote in an upcoming election – state or federal election.



Tuesday:

1. Continue with chapter project – needs to be completed by end of class.
2. **try to share projects
3. Notebook check


Wednesday:

1. **Share projects from yesterday – if not already shared.
2. Writing a member of Congress – students will be working with a partner -
*discuss writing a member of Congress – General Assembly – follow guide
*students need to:
1.) Figure out who their district Senators/House Member
2.) Decide on reason to write (see guide)
3.) Research issue/bill they will be writing about
4.) Write the letter – see guide to make sure all necessary information is included in letter. Print letter and turn in to teacher – some may want to share letter
with the class.


Thursday:
Finish activity from yesterday

Friday:

1. Take notes on how a bill becomes a law and discuss how the General Assembly affects our lives.
2. Have students think of something that is important to them – personally- and propose their own bill – write what the bill should be and
why – as if the
bill could REALLY be passed.
3. Share bill ideas with class – have class vote on which has the best idea and argument for having it passed.
4. **If time permits– students need to answer Chapter Activities on page 401 – Reviewing Main Ideas #1-10, Give It Some Extra Thought - #1-2

posted on: January 26, 2007

Notebook contents - and notebook check

Hint, Hint!!...tomorrow would be a GREAT day for a notebook check -

Here are the items you should have glued into your notebook:
1. Constitutional Compromises - review from before winter holidays
2. Ratification of the Constitution
3. Vocabulary development - democracy
4. Lesson 28 and 29 - from We The People - on citizenship
5. Bill of Rights - where you summarized each of the 10 amendments
6. Bill of Rights - quiz
7. Rights in Action - newspaper article
8. Branches of Government/Federal Government chart
9. The 3 Branches of Government - computer research
10. Chapter 25 review sheet

posted on: January 25, 2007

Assignments for week of 12/11/06

Lesson Plans: Week of December 11

Monday:

1. The students will review for the Chapter 8 Test on Wednesday.
2. "10 Second" Review Game
3. Don’t forget to study for the test.

Tuesday:

1. Chapter 8 Test
2. After the test, the students will read pages 114–120 in their Georgia Studies books to prepare for the next unit.
3. After reading, the students will answer questions 1-4 on page 118 and 1-3 on page 120.

Wednesday:

1. As a class, we will read an article describing the Articles of Confederation.
2. After the reading, the students will answer questions pertaining to the reading about the Articles of Confederation.
3. Lecture: The students will take notes using a graphic organizer as the teacher explains the strengths and weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation.

Thursday:

1. The students will be broken up into four groups and argue for and against the Articles of Confederation and whether or not a new constitution should be written.
2. Lecture: The students will take notes using a graphic organizer as the teacher explains the Constitutional Convention (who, what, where, and why).

Friday:

1. Lecture: The students will take notes using a graphic organizer as the teacher describes the Great Compromise, Three-Fifths Compromise, and Commerce and Slave Trade Compromise.
2. The students will complete a worksheet entitled “Ratification of the Constitution.”

posted on: December 12, 2006

Test date changed

FYI - The chapter 8 test and notebook check have been moved to Wednesday, 12/13.

Remember to get all needed materials glued in to your notebook:-)!!
Mrs. Suggs

posted on: December 12, 2006

Notebook Check

Don't forget - we will be having a notebook check on Tuesday (this is posted on the board with your assignments) - yes, this is the same day as your chapter 8 test on pages 104-114 and 116-117.

The items that I will be looking for in this notebook check are: Join or Die political cartoon, Venn Diagram (+ and - of Brits and Am. before and during war), and quiz pages 104-109. Have all of this glued into your notebook for an easy 100%:-) on Tuesday!!
Mrs. Suggs

posted on: December 07, 2006

Monday's ch. 7 notebook check

Here are the items that need to be in (glued in!!) your notebook for the notebook check on Monday, 11/20-
Triangular Trade worksheet - green
Circle Books
Ch. 7 review worksheet

posted on: November 16, 2006

Notebook check: Friday, 10/20

We will be having a notebook check tomorrow for chapter 6. Listed are all of the items that should be included in your notebook (for this chapter):

ch. 5 test
picture analysis - pgs. 70-71
outline pgs. 72-76
problem/solution chart - debtor's prison
comparing viewpoints wkst
problem/solution chart - don't leave colony of Georgia
outline pgs. 76-84
Georgia Advertisement
quiz pgs. 72-76
chart - Trustee vs. Royal Rule (with crossword puzzle on back)
ch. 6 study guide
French and Indian War worksheets - info. sheet, question sheets, quiz
ch. 6 illustration

**Remember that I am not looking for a specific order - you just need to have it all glued in so that it is easy to find. Helpful hint...if you keep the chapter together in your notebook, it only makes studying easier:-)

Mrs. Suggs

posted on: October 19, 2006

Ch. 5 notebook contents

Here is a list of all the items that should be in your notebook for chapter 5: **remember that the order is not important

1. ch. 5 illustration
2. "explorer" concept/word map
3. Explorer chart
4. ch. 5 2-column notes
5. Constitution Day notes
6. ch. 5 quiz
7. Columbus Reaches America - map
8. Fr. Explorations worksheet
9. ch. 5 study guide
10.French/Portugal/Spanish - compare the efforts of each to settle the New World
11. R.A.F.T.
12. ch. 5 test

posted on: September 22, 2006

Notebook check on Thursday, 4/20

The three items I will be looking for are: Cause/Effect - North vs. South worksheet, Civil War terms quiz, and Bull Run worksheet:-)

posted on: April 19, 2006

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