This 45-page file is a presentation that explains the importance of significant social, economic, and political developments in Georgia since 1970 (as outlined by the Georgia Performance Standard – SS8H12). The presentation includes notes and images related to this standard. There are also several printables and activities included that are perfect for your students' Social Studies Interactive Notebooks!
~Modern Georgia CLOZE notes and Key – slides 3-11
~Modern Georgia: County Unit System, Reapportionment, Two Party System, 1996 Olympics, and Immigration Notes – slides 12-36
~Differing Viewpoints activity – slides 37-38
~1996 Olympic Button printable – slides 39-40
~Modern Georgia Blog Post writing activity– slides 41-43
~In My Opinion… Ticket Out the Door – slides 44-45
*This file is aligned to the Georgia Performance Standards for 8th grade Social Studies:
SS8H12 The student will explain the importance of significant social, economic, and political developments in Georgia since 1970.
a. Evaluate the consequences of the end of the county unit system and reapportionment.
c. Analyze the impact of the rise of the two-party system in Georgia.
d. Evaluate the effect of the 1996 Olympic Games on Georgia.
e. Evaluate the importance of new immigrant communities to the growth and economy of Georgia.
*Like what you see? Then bundle up and save! This file is part of my Georgia Studies Bundle Three that is located here:
Georgia Studies Bundle Three
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