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WELCOME TO ANOTHER EXCITING SCHOOL YEAR! TOGETHER WE CAN MAKE THE 2014-2015 AN EXCITING AND SUCCESSFUL SCHOOL YEAR! I LOOK FORWARD TO HELPING YOU REACH YOUR GOALS!

Parents/Guardians, students will need (2) 1 subject spiral notebooks, one for each semester. They will also need glue sticks. Other items will be required, but we will use these on a regular basis. Students can access the Georgia Studies textbook below. The table of contents for our Georgia Studies Notebook can be accessed on the right side of the page.

TEXTBOOK ACCESS
http://georgiastudieswithmrswest.weebly.com/textbook.html

HOMEWORK.
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10/27/14- COMPLETE THE WHO AM I VOCABULARY CARDS. CLICK ON THE LINK WHO AM I? USE THE TEXTBOOK LINK ABOVE (CHAPTER 5) TO ASSIST YOU WITH THE CLUES! COMPLETE # 1-11 TONIGHT!
  • 8/29/14 Students need to complete their classwork assignment- What if Hernando de Soto had a Twitter page. Please see the directions and link under the FYI section. This assignment is due on Tuesday 9/25.
*Students have been given a rubric for their 3D Georgia regions project glued on page 4 of their notebooks. This project will be on due on Tuesday 8/12! 3D map of Georgia Project Rubric.pdf
*Students be sure that all assignments in your notebooks up to page 11 have been completed by this Friday 8/15. Please check the table of contents link on the right side of this page to make sure you are keeping up with your assignments.

TESTS
BENCHMARK TESTING WILL BE TUESDAY 12/16/2014 AND WEDNESDAY 12/17/2014. The following standards will be covered: SS8H3, SS8H4,SS8CG1, SSCG2, SSCG3, SSCG4, AND SSE2, SSG1 & SSH1 WILL BE REASSESSED.
Students please review all of your notes, warm up questions, practice questions and assignments as study tools.
We will have a test on Friday 10/31/14 covering the American Revolution.
We will have a test on geography and Georgia's Native Americans on this Friday 8/22/14.
BENCHMARK TEST- Friday 9/26/2014-- The following Standards will be covered SS8G1abcd SS8G2abc SS8H1abc. Please review all notes and handouts.


FYI- 8/27we are wrapping up our SS8H1b standard and studies are creating a Twitter template from Hernando de Soto's perspective. Directions and template


GEOGRAPHY
GEORGIA'S LOCATION NOTES(SS8G1)
GEORGIA'S TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS (SS8G2)


HISTORY NOTES
Georgia's Native AmericansSS8H1
Exploration & The Colonization of GA SS8H2
American Revolution SS8H3**
Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution & GA's Constitution SS8H4
Articles of Confederation, U.S. Constitution
Westward Expansion, Indian Removal SS8H5



CIVICS & GOVERNMENT
Georgia & the U.S. Constitution SS8CG1,CG2,CG3