Monday-Tuesday: Watch the movie National Treasure II; students will view some of the historical references in the movie. We will also see many monuments and places in Washington DC that students who are going to DC will likely visit.
Wednesday-Friday: We are doing “Kindness Week” on team 8-2. We are watching The Greatest Showman in class and then creating self-portraits that include characteristics or qualities. “This is Me” posters- Students will draw or write something they feel might be a quality that separates them from their peers. On the rest of the body, they will draw or write redeeming qualities that outweigh the “bad”. If a student does not wish to reflect on themselves, they have the option of being an encourager for the other students, helping the other students discover the good qualities in themselves.
MONDAY: Review for GMAS: USA test prep class party to review for Milestones assessment, Hot Potato using questions from Review Study Guide.
TUESDAY: Science GMAS/ Review for GMAS: Eggspert review game; Students will be broken into teams and will answer review questions on PPT.
WEDNESDAY: Social Studies GMAS/Reapportionment Maps- students will recreate the Georgia map and voting districts based on the number of people in each county.
THURSDAY: SLOs Posttest to check student progress throughout the year, Reapportionment maps.
FRIDAY: Cloudland Canyon field trip; Terrific Test Takers Celebration at 2:00
Monday: Georgia’s Juvenile Justice System and Local Government
Tuesday: GMAS- ELA Section 1; GMAS Review in class
Wednesday: GMAS-ELA Section 2&3; GMAS Review in class
Thursday: GMAS- Math; GMAS Review in class
Friday: GMAS SS Review
VOCABULARY: separation of powers, checks and balances, constitution of Georgia, preamble, voting requirements, political parties, Georgia state revenue, General Assembly, Committee, how a bill becomes a law, legislative branch, executive branch, judicial branch, governor, lieutenant governor, trial courts, appellate courts, criminal law, civil law, jurisdiction, juvenile court, strong mayor council, weak mayor council, council manager
Monday: No school
Tuesday: Identify key terms; Separation of Powers graphic organizer
Wednesday: Government revenue notes, posters
Thursday: Judicial Branch notes- explain the difference between criminal and civil law, explain the court system
Friday: Juvenile Justice System letter to a friend and CAUTION sign
Monday: Basic civic understandings notes and the Citizens and Government worksheet
Tuesday: Legislative branch in Georgia, How a bill becomes a law
Wednesday: Executive Branch notes, Executive and Legislative Branch worksheet
Thursday: Judicial Branch notes, Civil/Criminal Law
Monday: Maynard Jackson and Andrew Young research and illustration activity
Tuesday: Maynard Jackson and Andrew Young research and illustration activity
Wednesday: Jimmy Carter as State senator, governor, president, and past president
Thursday: The importance of the 1996 Olympics
Friday: Western and Atlantic Railroad Museum in Dalton Field Trip
Monday: Warm Up; Group Civil Rights posters
Tuesday: Warm Up; Notes, Wrap up Group Civil Rights Posters
Wednesday: Warm Up, Choice board tasks
Thursday: Warm Up, Choice board tasks
Friday: Assessment, Intro Reading assignment to H12, Vocabulary is due today- listed below on last week’s post
VOCABULARY DUE MARCH 16th: Brown vs. Board of Education, Sibley Commission, sit-in, Martin Luther King, Jr., John Lewis, Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee, Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Albany Movement, March on Washington, boycott, Civil Rights Act of 1964, integration, 24th amendment to the Constitution, Voting Rights act of 1965, Lester Maddox.
Monday: SS8H10 Post-WWII Group Review Assignment
Tuesday: Post-WWII Assessment; Intro Reading Assignment for Civil Rights movement
Wednesday: Civil Rights Movement- Brown vs. Board of Education and 1956 Georgia State Flag
Thursday: Civil Rights movement notes, groups research and posters
Friday: LHS transition field trip; Civil rights movement notes, posters
Monday: WWII Crossword Puzzle Homework Assignment is due; WWII Assessment
Tuesday: Transformation of Agriculture notes, reading assignment and transformation of agriculture map
Wednesday: Atlanta’s Development under William Hartsfield and Ivan Allen, Jr.
Thursday: LHS Guidance Counselors visit
Friday: 1946 Governor’s Race; SS8H10 Group Review Assignment
Monday-Wednesday: Winter Break
Thursday: Continue WWII map activity, WWII and Georgia worksheet
Friday: Richard Russell and Carl Vinson notes, videos, and double bubble map; WWII Quiz