Monday, August 13, 2012- Friday, August 17, 2012

Georgia Studies

Welcome Back, Falcons.  This year you will be learning about the geography, history, government, and economic system found right here in Georgia.

Monday, August  13, 2012

Standard: SS8G1 The student will describe Georgia with regard to physical features and location.

Standard Elements:

a. Locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent, and hemispheres.

b. Describe the five geographic regions of Georgia; include the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain.

c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia; include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands.

d. Evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development.

Essential Question: Why are knowing class procedures and rules important to my success in the classroom?

Classwork: License Plate Sheet

Homework: License Plate Sheet.

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Standard: SS8G1 The student will describe Georgia with regard to physical features and location.

Standard Elements:

a. Locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent, and hemispheres.

b. Describe the five geographic regions of Georgia; include the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain.

c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia; include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands.

d. Evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development.

Essential Question: Why are knowing class procedures and rules important to my success in the classroom?

 

Homework: .

Wednesday,  August 15, 2012

Standard: SS8G1 The student will describe Georgia with regard to physical features and location.

Standard Elements:

a. Locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent, and hemispheres.

b. Describe the five geographic regions of Georgia; include the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain.

c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia; include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands.

d. Evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development.

Essential Question: What is the location of Georgia and its physical features?

Notes:      Geographic Regions of Georgia [Autosaved]

Classwork:

Project

3-D Georgia project 8.22.11

3-D Georgia project rubric 8.22.11

Thursday,  August 16, 2011

 

Standard: SS8G1 The student will describe Georgia with regard to physical features and location.

Standard Elements:

a. Locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent, and hemispheres.

b. Describe the five geographic regions of Georgia; include the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain.

c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia; include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands.

d. Evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development.

Essential Question: What is the location of Georgia and its physical features?

 

 Friday,  August 17, 2012

 

Standard: SS8G1 The student will describe Georgia with regard to physical features and location.

Standard Elements:

a. Locate Georgia in relation to region, nation, continent, and hemispheres.

b. Describe the five geographic regions of Georgia; include the Blue Ridge Mountains, Valley and Ridge, Appalachian Plateau, Piedmont, and Coastal Plain.

c. Locate and evaluate the importance of key physical features on the development of Georgia; include the Fall Line, Okefenokee Swamp, Appalachian Mountains, Chattahoochee and Savannah Rivers, and barrier islands.

d. Evaluate the impact of climate on Georgia’s development.

Essential Question: What is the location of Georgia and its physical features?

Classwork:

Homework:  Georgia’s Geographic Region Handout, due on Monday. This will be graded as homework.

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