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Grade 2 - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

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​​​​​Content Resources

2nd Grade Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

Second Grade Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Tutorial Videos

American Indians of Georgia



Founders of Georgia



Instructional Resources

2nd Grade Curriculum Map

Second Grade Curriculum Map

Sample Units

Unit 1: Connecting Themes Source Set 
Unit 2: Our Georgia NEWSource Set
Unit 3: Georgia’s First People NEWSource Set
Unit 4: Georgia Becomes a Colony NEWSource Set
Unit 5: Georgians and Civil Rights Source Set
Unit 6: Georgia Leaders Source Set

Distance Learning Resources

Unit 2: Topic – Georgia’s Regions and Rivers   PPTGraphic Organizers

Topic - Government

Unit 6: Topic - Juliette Gordon Low PPT

Instructional Activity Videos

Historical Thinking and Inquiry in 2nd Grade



Disciplinary Thinking: Putting on our Thinking Hats



Social Studies Labs

• SequoyahPDF Version PPT Version

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