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  PALMER'S MISSION:  ENPOWERING ALL STUDENTS FOR SUCCESS!

 

Week of 7-30-2018

 

Welcome BACK to School rising 9th graders!!

 

Week of 8-6-2018

This week, students will be administered a learning styles inventory,the Georgia Studieis Student Growth Measure Pre-test, conduct a webquest on Georgia historical facts, and participate in a Georgia Studies savenger hunt.  We have a lot of great things planned for students this week.

 Check out these great resources that we will be using this week:

www.georgiaencyclopedia.org

 

www.gpb.org/education/georgia-studies/virtual-field-trips

  

 

 Week of 8-13-2018

This week, students will review Georgia's geography and climate.  Students will locate Georgia in relations to region, nation, continent, and hemisphere.  Students will also distingish among the five geographic regions of Georgia in terms of climate, location, agriculture, and economic contributions.  Lately, students will locate key physical features of Georgia including the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers and Barrier Islands.

 

Important dates to Know: 

8/16 & 8/17 (Unit 2 vocabulary quizzes)

8/16  Palmer Middle School Open House 6:30 pm

 

Parents and students, please subscribe to "remind" for text reminders from me. (totally optional) 

text to: 81010

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2nd & 7th

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3rd & 6th

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Week of 8-13-2018

This week, students will continue to review Georgia's geography and climate.  Students will locate Georgia in relations to region, nation, continent, and hemisphere, distingish among the five geographic regions of Georgia in terms of climate, location, agriculture, and economic contributions, and locate key physical features of Georgia including the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers and Barrier Islands.

 

Important dates to Know: 

8/21 (Unit 2 vocabulary quizzes) ~ 1st, 3rd, and 6th periods ONLY

**tenative assessment dates**

8/24 Unit 2 Checking for Understanding Quiz 

8/31 Unit 2 Summative Assessment

 

 

 

 

Week of 8-27-2018

This week, students will continue to review Georgia's geography,climate, and four major transportation systems.  Students will locate Georgia in relations to region, nation, continent, and hemisphere, distingish among the five geographic regions of Georgia in terms of climate, location, agriculture, and economic contributions, and locate key physical features of Georgia including the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers and Barrier Islands.  In addition, students will review the importance of Georgia's climate on the economic development of the agricultural industry and the historical significance of water as an important mode for transporting goods and services, hydroelectric power, trading, water, and entertainment in Georgia.

 

Important dates to Know: 

8/27 Unit 2 Checking for Understanding Quiz 

8/31 Unit 2 Summative Assessment

  

Week of 9-03-2018

This week, students will continue to review the importance of Georgia's climate on the economic develop of the agricultural industry and the historical significance of water as an importnat mode for transporting goods and services, hydorelectric power, trading, water & food, crop irrigation, and recreation.  Lastly,students will explain the impact of European exploration and settlement on America Indians in Georgia.

 

Week of 9-10-2018

This week, students will explain reasons for European exploration and settlement including the impact of Spanish contact on American Indians, the establishment of Spanish missions, Georgia's colonization period, and key people of Georgia during this time period.

 

Week of 9-17-2018

This week, students will continue to review U3 European Exploration & Colonization information.  In particularly, students will review the impact of Spanish contact on American Indians, including the exploration of Hernando DeSoto and the establishment of Spanish missions. Students will also analyze Georgia's colonial period and the importance of the Charter of 1732, the reasons for colonization,the establishment of Savannah, the role of diverse groups who settled in Georgia, and Georgia's royal period.  Lastly, students will review U3's vocabulary terms and be assessed a checking for understanding quiz. 

 

Important Dates to know: 

Friday, September 21st ~ Checking for Understanding Quiz/ U3 Vocabulary Quiz

 

fall break 9-24-2018  to 9-28-2018  NO SCHOOL 

 

Week of 10/01/2018

This week, student will continue to review European exploration and colonization including the Spanish impact on Native American culture in Georgia, Hernando de Soto and the Spanish mission period, the Charter of 1732 and the founding of the colony of Georgia.  

 

Important dates to Know: 

U3 Summative Assessment 10/5/2018

DBQ mini essay writing assignment due 10/05/2018

 

  9-6-2016 The Colony of GA cornell notes KEY.doc 

 

 

 2018 Document A Ship log KEY.docx 

 

 

Week of 10/8/2018

This week students will review some causes of the American Revolution. In particular, students will review the events that led to the French & Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, the Stamp Act, and the Intolerable Acts.   Students will also review the role of Georgia during the Pre-Revolutionary period.

 

Week of 10/15/2018

This week, students will continue to review events that led to the American Revolution including the French & Indian War, Proclamation of 1763, the Stamp Act and the Intolerable Acts.  Students will also review the role of Georgia during this period.

 

Week of 10/22/2018

This week, students will continue to review some causes of the the American Revolution including the Declaration of Independence, three Georgia signers of the Declaration of Independence, the significance of loyalists vs. patriots, and key battles of the war occuring in Georgia: the Battle of Kettle Creek and the Siege of Savannah.

 

Week of 10/29/2018

This week, students will review key Revolutionary War battles including the Battle of Kettle Creek and the Seige of Savannah.  In addition, students will review key people who fought in the war including: Austin Dabney, Mary Hart, and Elijah Clarke & Thomas Dooly.   Finally, students will review the first written form of government for the new nation, the Articles of Confederation.  

 

 

Student Textbook Website (mystateshistory):

https://www.authpro.com/auth/clairmontprsMSHGA17

 

ENTER LOGIN INFO AND PASSWORD GIVEN IN CLASS....

 

Class periods: 1, 3rd, 6th ONLY

 

Using textbook access above, complete the following ssignments: Complete Activities (read assigned chapter/sections in textbook, complete all questions by writing all sentences and answers in complete sentences; skip lines between questions)  DUE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH, 2018 BEGINNING OF CLASS

 

  • Chapter 11 pgs. 244-253           “Reviewing the Section”   1, 3, 4 only
  • Chapter 11 pgs. 256-265           “Reviewing  the Section”  1-3
  • Chapter 12 pgs. 272-278           “Reviewing the Section”   1, 2, 4 only
  • Chapter 12 pgs. 280 – 290         “Reviewing the Section”   2, 3 only

 

 

 

Class periods: 2nd, 7th ONLY

Using the textook access above, complete the following assignments: Complete Activities (read assigned chapter/sections in textbook, complete all questions by writing all sentences and answers in complete sentences; skip lines between questions)  DUE FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 16TH, 2018 AT BEGINNING OF CLASS

 

  • Chapter 11 pgs. 244-253            “Reviewing the Section”   1-4
  • Chapter 11 pgs. 256-265            “Reviewing  the Section”  1-3
  • Chapter 12 pgs. 272-278            “Reviewing the Section”   1-4
  • Chapter 12 pgs. 280 – 290          “Reviewing the Section”   1-3

 

 

Important dates to Know: 

U4 Summative  11/16

Textbook reading reviews & questions  11/16 (beginning of class)

Bell summaries  T.B.A. 

Tuesday, November 2nd ~ NO SCHOOL for students (election

day)

 

Week of 11/5/2018

This week, students will continue to review statehood and the American Revolution.  In particular, students will analyze the role of Georgia in the American Revolution, review the Battle of Kettle Creek and the Siege of Savannah, analyze the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation, review the U.S. Constitution and westward expansion.

 

Dates to Know:

U4 Summative Assessment 11/16

Textbook Review Activities  11/16

No School for Students 11/6 (Election Day)

 

 

 

 UGA Fact Book Information Sheet

 2015 UGA Fact Sheet for Fact Book activity UPDATED.docx

 

 

 

 

Week of 11/12/2018

This week, students will review significant factors that affected westward expansion in Georgia between 1789 and 1840.   Students will also explain the establishment of UGA, evaluate land policies in Georgia including the Headright sytesm, Land Lotteries, and the Yazoo Land Fraud incident, and review the first written form of government for the new nations~ the Articles of Confederation.  Lastly, students will review the drafting of Georgia's first written constitution, the Georgia State Constitution of 1777.

 

Dates to Know: 

U4 Summative assessment  11/16

Textbook Review activity 11/16

Thanksgiving Break ~ NO SCHOOL  (11/19-11/23)

 

 

U4 USEFUL RESOURCES 

 11-03-2015 Famous Georgians & the American Revolution.pptx 

 2018 Growth of Georgia ppt..pptx 

 2018 Articles of Confederation cloze notes ppt..pptx 

 

Week of 11/26/2018

This week, students will review the role of Georgia in the Trail of Tears, the discovery of gold in Dahlonega, Georgia and the impact of land polices on the Creek and Cherokee Indians.

 

Week of 12/3/2018

This week, student will continue to review the role of Georgia in the Trail of Tears.  Students will also learn of the discovery of gold in Dahlonega, Georgia and the impact that land policies had on the Creek and Cherokee Indians who lived in Georgia during the 1830's.   Lastly, students will review technological developments, including the cotton gin and railroad and the impact that each had on the growth and econonic development of Georgia.  

 11-14-2016 Trail of Tears Reading and graphic organizer.docx 

 

 12-01-2017 The Trail of Tears of 1837-89.docx 

   

11-30-2017 The Trail of Tears of 1831-89 Cornell Questions KEY.doc 

 

Important dates to know: 

12/7/ 2018  Summative assessment (Trail of Tears/Technological Advancements)

12/19/2018  Midterm Exam administered 

 

Midterm Exam Study Guides  (study materials for Midterm listed below should be review and included with the study of warm-ups, notes/handouts, and previous quizzes/tests related to U2, U3, U4, and intro to U5 for Midterm test review)

 

 Unit-2 Georgia Geography Study-Guide.docx 

 

 Unit-3-European Exploration & Colonization.docx 

 

 Unit-4 There-Revolution-Statehood-and-Westward-Expansion-Study-Guide.docx 

 

  Unit-5 Civil War ~causes.docx 

 

 U5 Civil War vocabulary List.docx 

 

 Civil War (5w's ppt).pptx 

 

 

Week of 12-10-2018

 

This week, students will review the foundations of Georgia's government.  In particular, students will review the basic structure of the Georgia' State Constitution (Preamble, Bill of Rights, Articles, and Amendments) as well as its relationship to the United States Consitution. 

 

Important date to know: 

Mid-term Exam 12/19/2018