SS2G1 The student will locate major topographical features of Georgia and will describe how these features define Georgia's surface.
a. Locate all the geographic regions of Georgia: Blue Ridge Mountains, Piedmont, Coastal Plain, Valley and Ridge, and Appalachian Plateau b. Locate the major rivers: Ocmulgee, Oconee, Altamaha, Savannah, St. Mary's, Chattahoochee, Flint
Unit 3 Native Georgians SS2H2 The student will describe, compare and contrast the Georgia Creek and Cherokee cultures of the past in terms of tools, clothing, homes, ways of making a living, and accomplishments. a. Describe the regions in Georgia where the Creeks and Cherokees lived and how the people used their local resources. b. Compare and contrast the Georgia Creek and Cherokee cultures of the past to Georgians today. Click and scroll down to learn all about the Cherokee Tribe at: http://www.bigorrin.org/cherokee_kids.htm
Unit 3 Civil Rights Unit: Martin Luther King, Jr. is a great man who: · grew up in Atlanta, GA · wanted liberty for all Americans · showed genuine compassion for others · became a leader in the Civil Rights Movement · led a bus boycott in 1955 to end segregation on buses · became the youngest person to ever receive the Nobel Peace Prize in 1964 _Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is celebrated every year in the United States because he made the US a better place for everyone. Martin Luther King, Jr., atNew Georgia Encyclopedia
Description: An introductory video of Civil Rights pioneers, such as Martin Luther King, Jr. and Rosa Parks, as they explain the events of the Montgomery Bus Boycott.
Jackie Robinson and Changes in Major League Baseball · Jackie Robinson was born in Georgia. · He was the first African American to join a major league team in 1947. · He helped integrate the sport of baseball. · By 1954, 3 more cities added African American players to their teams. · The State of Pennsylvania had 2 major league teams with African American players: Pittsburg Pirates and Philadelphia Athletics. · The Detroit Tigers were the last team to integrate.
Description: Entry about Jackie Robinson in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Key Vocabulary: Civil Rights- Equal treatment under the law Compassion - To care about others Good Sportsmanship -A character trait that shows favorable behavior whether one wins or loses a game Government-A group of people who make and carry out laws Integrate- To include people of all races Liberty - Freedom from control by others