Mr. Stewart's Social Studies/Language Arts Class

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8th Grade Georgia History 12/11/17-12/15/17

This week we will begin studying the following standard: SS8H4 Explain significant factors that affected westward expansion in Georgia between 1789 and 1840. a.Explain reasons for the establishment of the University of Georgia, andfor the westward movement of Georgia‚Äôs capitals. b.Evaluate the impact of land policies pursued by Georgia; include the headright system, land lotteries, […]

Georgia Studies 11/27-12/1/17

Monday- We will be going over the Constitution of Georgia, strengths and weaknesses of the Constitution. We will read and answer questions. Students should use their questions with answers to study. Tuesday- We will finish discussing the Constitution of Georgia and begin studying the Articles of Confederation. Wednesday- A powerpoint presentation with fill in the […]

10/16/17-10/20/17

8th Grade Georgia History: Monday- Today we will continue studying the original colony of Georgia. Students will view a powerpoint presentation and take notes on the founding of the colony of Georgia. Tuesday- We will continue our study of the early colony of Georgia including reasons for settlement, James Oglethorpe, Mary Musgrove, Tomochichi. Students will […]

10/12/17 -10/13/17

Thursday- Today we will begin studying the original colony of Georgia. Students will view a powerpoint presentation and take notes on the founding of the colony of Georgia. Friday- We will continue our study of the early colony of Georgia including reasons for settlement, James Oglethorpe, Mary Musgrove, Tomochichi. Students will use their fill in […]

10/2/17- 10/6/17

8th Grade Georgia Studies:: Monday- Students will have an opportunity to retake their PAWM test. Students took this test last week and today will be their retake day. We will also finish up our study of European Exploration of North America. Tuesday- We will move forward in time on Tuesday, about two hundred years, to […]

9/18/17-9/22/17

8th Grade Georgia History::: This week we will be studying the early exploration in North America by the Europeans. We will focus on explorers such as Christopher Columbus, Hernando de Soto, and Leif Erikkson. This all ties in with the Paleo, Archaic, Woodland, and Mississippian Native Americans that we have been discussing. Students should know […]

8/28/17-9/1/17

8th Grade Georgia History: Monday- Today we will have classroom guidance with Dr. Williams. All students will meet in room 606 during each class. Tuesday- We will be reviewing the geography of Georgia. Regions of Georgia, states that border Georgia, barrier islands of Georgia, cardinal directions, intermediate directions, characteristics of the regions of Georgia, rivers […]

8/21/17-8/25/17

8th Grade Georgia History: 1st, 2nd, 3rd, and 5th Blocks- Monday- Eclipse Day!!!! We will be viewing NASA livestream to watch the eclipse LIVE!!! We will also be watching CNN LIVE for information and video of the 2017 eclipse!!! I will also share some stories and folklore according to Native American Cherokee Indians about the […]

8/14/17-8/18/17

Monday- Today we will continue discussing geography terms and the geography of the state of Georgia. We will read about lines of latitude and longitude on a map. We will also read about the five geographic regions of Georgia. The Coastal Plain, Piedmont, Ridge and Valley, Blueridge, and Appalachian Plateau regions of Georgia. Students should […]

8/7/17-8/11/17

Welcome to my weblog. I will be posting lessons and activities to this blog all year long. Monday- Students need to bring in their signed course syllabus for Georgia Studies. Students have already been instructed on class supplies that will be needed this school year. Today students in all of my 8th grade Georgia Studies […]

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