Presentation on theme: "Welcome to Georgia Studies"— Presentation transcript:
1 Welcome to Georgia Studies An introduction to theConcepts and Enduring Understandings
2 The Concepts Conflict and Change Distribution of Power Movement and MigrationLocationProduction, Distribution, and ConsumptionRule of LawTechnological InnovationsIndividuals, Groups, and Institutions
3 Themes and Enduring Understandings Conflict and ChangeWhen there is conflict between or within societies, change is the result!Themes and Enduring Understandings
4 Themes and Enduring Understandings Conflict and ChangeHow might conflict among family members result in change for that family?What conflict has occurred in your community and how was it resolved?Themes and Enduring Understandings
5 Themes and Enduring Understandings Distribution of PowerIs a product of existing documents and laws combined with contemporary values and beliefsThemes and Enduring Understandings
6 Themes and Enduring Understandings Distribution of PowerWhy is the power structure at your school set up the way it is?How is power divided in your family?How might rules, responsibilities, and expectation change when there is a change in your family (new sibling, divorce, grandparent moving in)?Themes and Enduring Understandings
7 Movement MigrationThe movement or migration of people and ideas affects all societies involved.
8 Themes and Enduring Understandings Movement MigrationHow does your class change when a new student moves in?What impact do you have on your community?Themes and Enduring Understandings
9 Location affects a society’s economy, culture, and development. Themes and Enduring Understandings
10 Themes and Enduring Understandings LocationHow do your activities change depending on where you go on vacation?How do your activities change depending on where you chose to spend your free time?What are some differences between city (urban) and country (rural) areas.Themes and Enduring Understandings
11 Production Distribution Consumption …produced by the society are affected by the location, customs, beliefs, and laws of the societyThemes and Enduring Understandings
12 Production Distribution Consumption What are some of the products produced or manufactured in our area?How are these products distributed to other areas?Themes and Enduring Understandings
13 Themes and Enduring Understandings The Rule of Law…influences the behavior of citizens, limits the power of government.Themes and Enduring Understandings
14 Themes and Enduring Understandings The Rule of LawWhat prevents parents, teachers or police from abusing their power?Why should you (or shouldn’t you) have all laws written down in an official document?Themes and Enduring Understandings
15 Technological Innovations Innovations have consequences, both intended and unintended, for a society.Themes and Enduring Understandings
16 Technological Innovations How has access to the internet both benefited and harmed school?What technological innovations have impacted the way you are taught and the way you study?
17 Individuals Groups Institutions The actions of individuals along with institutions such as schools, churches, families, government agencies, and the courts affect society through intended and unintended consequences.Themes and Enduring Understandings
18 Individuals Groups Institutions How can the actions of a few students bring consequences for an entire class?What decisions have you made in your life that have had intended or unintended consequences?Themes and Enduring Understandings
19 Conceptual Teaching Format We will base our learning this year on the Georgia Performance Standards that you will see posted here in the room.We will start each unit with some “Big Ideas” that we will call Enduring Understandings.Then we will ask some Essential Questions to guide our learning.Connecting all of this throughout the year will be the Themes we just discussed.Themes and Enduring Understandings
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