BUNDLE: Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and James Oglethorpe

BUNDLE: Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and James Oglethorpe
BUNDLE: Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and James Oglethorpe
BUNDLE: Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and James Oglethorpe
BUNDLE: Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and James Oglethorpe
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Product Description

This BUNDLE will help your students understand these historical figures and their character traits. The activities will also prepare your students for 2 ~ included ~ Social Studies Writing Projects. ***Multiple graphic organizers are provided to help support reluctant writers and EL students.***

Included in this Product:

  • Character Trait Wall Vocabulary
  • Character Vocabulary Match
  • Character Scenarios (Answer Key)
  • Character Traits Overview Graphic Organizer
  • Character Traits Snapshot Booklet
  • Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, James Oglethorpe Sort (Answer Key)
  • Historical Figure Venn Diagram (with Discussion Guide)
  • Compare and Contrast Planning Sheet
  • Compare and Contrast Final Draft Paper
  • Founding of Georgia Assessment
  • Founding of Georgia Study Guide

Character Traits Snapshot Booklet with **Graphic Organizers**

After learning about character traits of honesty, dependability, compassion, civility, and patience, students will complete a graphic organizer connecting character trait vocabulary to the three historical figures of Tomochichi, Mary Musgrove, and James Oglethorpe. Then students will be evaluating each historical figure to decide “Which historical figure best represents each character trait?” Their final product will have them illustrate and supply supportive reasoning as they write an explanation defending their choice.

Compare and Contrast Writing with **Planning Sheet**

Students will be comparing their choice of two historical figures from the trio of Mary Musgrove, James Oglethorpe, and Tomochichi. With the support of graphic organizers and discussion questions, students will be able to compare and contrast both details from their lives and examples of the character traits that they exemplified.

Assessment and Study Guide

This is a 16 question assessment on the founding of Georgia where students are expected to:

  • Explain how the three historical figures showed important character traits
  • Compare the three historical figures
  • Locate Savannah, the Savannah River, and the Atlantic Ocean on a map
  • Explain the reasoning behind the location that was chosen for the Savannah settlement
  • Explain the reasoning behind the founding of Georgia
  • Understand the terms deer skin, interpreter, colony, and debtor and how they relate to these three historical figures

Included question types are:

Multiple Choice, Fill in the Blank, Short Response, and Locating on a Map

  • Addresses Georgia Social Studies Standard SS2H1: Describe the lives and contributions of historical figures in Georgia history. a. James Oglethorpe, Tomochichi, and Mary Musgrove (founding of Georgia)

  • Addresses Georgia Common Core Writing Standard W 2.2: Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

  • Addresses Georgia Common Core Writing Standard W 2.8: Recall information from experiences or gather information from provided sources to answer a question.

Only want part? Here are the individual activities:

Character Trait Match

Character Trait Scenarios

Historical Figures Sort

Character Trait Writing

Comparison Writing

Assessment and Study Guide

Total Pages
25 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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