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Grade 8 - Social Studies Georgia Standards of Excellence (GSE)

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8th Grade Georgia Standards of Excellence for Social Studies

Teacher Notes

8th Grade Teacher Notes

Teacher Content Videos

Georgia Geography


Personal Finance


Instructional Resources

8th Grade Curriculum Map

Eighth Grade Curriculum Map

Unit 1

Sample Unit Connecting Themes 

Unit 2

Sample Unit Geography of Georgia and the American Indians

Sample Lesson 

Unit 3

Sample Unit Exploration and Colonization Source Set

Sample Lesson 

  • The Malcontents  PDF   PPT

Unit 4

Sample Unit Statehood Source Set

Unit 5

Sample Unit The Civil War Source Set

Unit 6

Sample Unit The New South Source Set

Unit 7

Sample Unit The 20th Century Source Set

Unit 8

Sample Unit Post WWII Georgia 

Unit 9

Sample Unit Civil Rights Source Set

Unit 10

Sample Unit Modern Georgia   Source Set

Sample Lesson 

Unit 11

Sample Unit State and Local Government

Unit  12

Sample Unit Adult and Juvenile Justice System

Unit 13

Sample Unit Personal Finance

Sample Lesson 

Instructional Activity Videos

Colonial Georgia - 8H2

Westward Expansion in Georgia from 1789-1840 - 8H4

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