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August 8, 2017

Welcome back!  Today we reviewed rules and procedures.  Please bring pencils, a black and white composition book, and a glue stick to class. 

August 9, 2017

Today we finished going over the expectations and procedures for my classroom.  Then we watched a quick video called "The Land and Fossils" on the Georgia Stories website (see video resources on the main page).  Next, we started a brainstorming session listing everything we know about the state of Georgia using a circle map. 

August 10, 2017

After playing the circle map game (1st period won), we began work on our IAN (interactive notebook).  We started with SS8G1a.  Please see your folder in the classroom to get the powerpoint notes.  They are also located under the Unit 1 page on the left-hand side of this website.  To finish, the students wrote a paragraph describing where their location if they met in alien in outerspace.  They had to tell the alien their hemispheres, continent, nation, and region. 

August 11, 2017

We finished writing our alien paragraphs and turned them into Mrs. Levy.  Next, we started taking notes about the 5 geographic regions of Georgia.  We labeled the areas on a handout map and glued them into our IANs.  We also watched a Georgia Stories video about the Appalachian Plateau region "The Geology of Georgia." 

August 14, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we took notes on the 5 geographic regions of Georgia and put them in our IANs. 

August 15, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we finished our notes about the last geographic region, Coastal Plains, and labeled a new map with the 6 physical features in Georgia that are part of SS8G1c. 

August 16, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next we took notes covering the Fall Line and Okefenokee Swamp.  We watched the Georgia Stories video about the Okefenokee Swamp.  Then we took notes over the Appalachian Mountains and Chattahoochee River. 

August 17, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we worked on a map activity (this NEEDS TO BE TURNED INTO ME for a grade).  We finished up with more information about the Savannah River. 

August 18, 2017

We took our warm-up quiz for the week.  See the quiz that is attached.  Then we finished our notes over the Barrier Islands and talked briefly about the importance of water to our state.  We watched a video about Cumberland Island.  Next, we started the study guide over Unit 1.  Please see attached.  Our test will be on Tuesday. 

August 21, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class. Next, we completed our study guide for Unit 1 in class.  We finished class by playing a Jeopardy review game.  Please see website for Jeopardy game and study guide. 

August 22, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we took the Unit 1 Test.  Please see Mrs. Levy during 6th or 7th period to make up the test.  After the test, we read pages 70-83 in the textbook.

August 23, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we played the circle map game where we brainstormed about prior knowledge of the American Indians and Exploration.  We finished by beginning our notes on SS8H1a.  Please see Unit 2 on my website for the PowerPoint.

August 24, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we watched a Georgia Stories video about archaelogy.  We then learned about the Mississippian Indians through a PowerPoint presentation.  We finished class by talking about the project we will be completing over the next two days. 

August 25, 2017

We started class with the warm-up quiz.  Please see Mrs. Levy to make it up.  Next, we began our Mississippian American Indian projects.  Please see instructions attached to the Unit 2 website.  Projects will be due at the end of class on Monday.

August 28, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class. Next, we continued to work on our Unit 2 project over the Mississippian American Indians. 

August 29, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class. Next, we completed our Mississippian American Indian posters.  We finished the day by completing a double bubble map comparing and contrasting the Mississippians with humans today. 

August 30, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class. Next, we watched a Georgia Stories video about the American Indians (The Green Corn Festival).  We started notes on SS8H1b.

August 31, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  We then answered a question on my blog - see the 8th grade homepage at the top for the blog.  Next we watched the Georgia Stories video on Mercantalism.  Finally, we took notes over mercantalism. 

September 1, 2017

We took our weekly warm-up quiz.  Please see Mrs. Levy to make it up.  Next, we watched a quick video about mercantilism and then took notes over Hernando de Soto and his impact on Georgia. 

September 5, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class. Then we finished notes on Unit 2.  Next we watched two videos - one about Hernando de Soto and one about the movie "The Mission."  We finished class by starting on our study guide. 

September 6, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we played Quizlet Live using definitions from Unit 2.  We finished up class with the Unit 2 Jeopardy game. 

September 7, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we took the Unit 2 test.  Please see Mrs. Levy to find a time to makeup the test.  After the test, we read books on MYON regarding colonization.

September 8, 2017

We took our weekly warm-up quiz.  Please see Mrs. Levy to make it up.  Next, we watched a Georgia Stories video about the new Georgia colony.  Afterwards, we played our circle map game over prior knowledge of colonialism.  We finished class by taking a few notes over the new Unit 3 standards.

September 13, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we watched a Georgia Stories video - The Daily Life in Colonial Georgia.  We continued taking notes about the three reasons for the colonization of Georgia. 

September 14, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we watched a video about the colonization of Georgia.  We continued taking notes about the Trustee Colonial period. 

September 15, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  1st period finished notes about Tomochichi and Mary Musgrove.  Then students were given their biography project instructions.  We started the project towards the end of class. 

September 19, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  We finished working on our biography projects and turned them into Mrs. Levy.

September 20, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next we watched a video about the colony of Georgia.  Then we started learning about SS8H2c- we used a graphic organizer to write our notes about the cultural groups who were present in the trustee colony.

September 21, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  We reviewed notes from yesterday and then we read an article about the City of Savannah.  Next, we watched a video about the Salzburgers. 

September 22, 2017

We took our weekly warm-up quiz.  Please see Mrs. Levy to make it up.  Then we took notes about the Spanish threat to the new colony and how the colony became a royal colony.

September 25, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we completed a webquest about the Royal Governors of Georgia.  Finally, we started working on the Unit 3 study guide. 

September 26, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next we played Quizlet Live to review the vocabulary from this unit.  Next, we finished taking notes about the Royal Colony. 

September 27, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next we played Quizlet Live to review the vocabulary from this unit.  Then we worked on our study guide for Unit 3.  We finished class with Kahoot. 

September 28, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we worked on a matching activity of terms from Unit 3.  We finished with the Jeopardy review game. 

September 29, 2017

We took our weekly warm-up quiz.  Please see Mrs. Levy to make it up.  Then we took the Unit 3 test.  Please see Mrs. Levy to make it up. 

October 2, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we watched two videos - one about the causes of the American Revolution and the second about the French and Indian War.  They are located on the Unit 4 page.  We then completed a webquest about the French and Indian War.  You will need to complete the webquest and turn it in for a grade. 

October 3, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we reviewed information from the French and Indian War webquest.  Then we started taking notes about the causes of the American Revolution. 

October 4, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we watched a video about the French and Indian War.  Then we took notes over the rest of the causes of the American Revolution.  We finished class by getting the instructions for the Timeline Project. 

October 5, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we blogged about the causes of the American Revolution.  We then continued to work on our timeline projects.  We finished class by taking some quick notes about the Declaration of Independence. 

October 6, 2017

We took our weekly warm-up quiz.  Please see Mrs. Levy to make it up.  Then we worked on our timeline projects.  Next, we watched a video about the Declaration of Independence.  We finished taking notes about the Declaration and then filled out a graphic organizer about the three men from Georgia who signed the Declaration. 

October 9, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we watched a Georgia Stories video about the Big Question.  Then we took notes over Patriots vs. Loyalists. We finished class with a reading about some Georgia patriots and answered questions about the reading. 

October 16, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we watched a Georgia Stories video about the Siege of Savannah.  Then we wrote a newspaper article about the Siege of Savannah or the Battle of Kettle Creek.  The student needs to choose either battle and write a newspaper article about the battle from either a Patriot or Loyalist point of view.  Then we continued to work on our timeline projects.  

October 17, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class.  Next, we did a webquest over the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.  Then we reviewed our answers as a class. 

October 18, 2017

We started class with two warm-up questions.  Please see my website page for the two questions.  Get the answers to the questions from someone in class. Then we finished reviewing the Articles of Confederation and the U.S. Constitution.  Next, we played Quizlet Live.  Then we received the study guide for the Unit 4 test. 

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