Digital Learning Plan 2020 8th Georgia Studies

Welcome to our Digital Learning Page. Assignments and announcements made here are to supplement days when we are to be out of school for an extended period of time.   Please complete the assignments as listed and required. 

You should also verify that you have all of your log-in credentials to ensure that you can access class content from home. 


DIGITAL LEARNING DAY PLAN

CLASS: Georgia Studies       Teacher:Hendricks             Grade:    8th  

http://portal.dcssga.org 


Students, create a schedule and complete the assignment each day we are out of school.  I will update this document periodically; so return to it for updates. If you have questions, please email me at tiffany.hendricks@dcssga.org  



Week of: 3/16/2020 to 3/20/2020

  Day/Date

Assignment Description

1 - 3/16/2020

Complete Online Module 14a  on “Citizen’s and Georgia’s Constitution” https://www.gallopadecurriculum.com/log-in  (Complete entire module and exercises online)

2 - 3/17/2020

Online Learning for Georgia Constitution (Read/Explore, then click on challenge and complete the assignment.  https://tinyurl.com/y4vytoqe 

3 - 3/18/2020

Complete Online Module 14b  on “How Georgia’s Government Works” https://www.gallopadecurriculum.com/log-in  (Complete entire module and exercises online)

4 - 3/19/2020

Online Learning for Legislative Branch (Read/Explore, then click on challenge and complete the assignment. https://learning.elucidat.com/course/5b0dfc94e2b3c-5b0e03e93ed30

5 - 3/20/2020

Online Learning for Executive Branch (Read/Explore, then click on challenge and complete the assignment.https://learning.elucidat.com/course/5b0df0380aaf7-5b14a6f05db18 


Week of: 3/23/2020 to 3/27/2020

Day/Date

Assignment Description

1 - 3/23/2020

Log on to: https://tinyurl.com/r42mvv9 and read the passage on Government and Laws Overview. Provide a 2 paragraph summary of the article and attach it to the Google Classroom assignment.

2 - 3/24/2020

Online Learning for the Judicial Branch of Georgia’s Government  https://tinyurl.com/y4vytoqe 

3 - 3/25/2020

Complete Online Module 14c  on “Georgia’s Court System and Juvenile Offenders” https://www.gallopadecurriculum.com/log-in  (Complete entire module and exercises online)

4 - 3/26/2020

Compose a 5 paragraph essay explaining the purpose of the three branches of government. What is the reason for having them? What role does each play? (Resource location: Google Classroom) Attach as a Google Document and label with the title: Branches of Government

5 - 3/27/2020

Journal Entry: What role do you think the citizens of Georgia should play in determining laws and regulations? 

If you do not have computer access, complete the assignment in your interactive notebook.  Compose at least a one-page journal entry responding to the above prompt. Label the assignment “Citizens and Laws”


Week of: 3/30/2020 to 4/3/2020

Day/Date

Assignment Description

1 - 3/30/2020

Complete Online Module 14d  on “Local Governments in Georgia” https://www.gallopadecurriculum.com/log-in  (Complete entire module and exercises online)

2 - 3/31/2020

Complete Online Module 15  on “Georgia’s Economy” https://www.gallopadecurriculum.com/log-in  (Complete entire module and exercises online)

3 - 4/1/2020

What does it take for a Bill to become a law? Compose a 1 to 2 page response explaining the process. You may use notes, Powerpoint or the School house rock video as resources to assist you. Attach your assignment to the Google Classroom assignment page if you have internet access. If not, complete it in your interactive notebook. Video can be found here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FFroMQlKiag

4 - 4/2/2020

Journal Entry #2: How much power is too much? In your interactive notebook, compose a 1 page journal entry explaining the purpose of the Supreme Court. Then, provide at least two paragraphs explaining what laws you would make so that each citizen felt equal throughout the state. Label the assignment “How much is too much?” Attach your assignment to the Google Classroom assignment page if you have internet access. If not, complete it in your interactive notebook. 

How to Access the Portal at Home


  • Open your internet browser window and type portal.dcssga.org

    • Use your school log in to access all required programs.

    • Log on to Google Classroom for Assignment directions and necessary directions



How to Access Gallopade Online Curriculum


  • Open your internet browser and type gallopadecurriculum.com

    • Your Username is your initials and your student ID# and @turner

    • Your Password is your birthday (for single digit months, leave off the zero.

      • EX: JD123456@turner

      • Password: 30106 (for March 1, 2006)

    • See the image below if needed. 

    • Follow the directions unless I gave you another log in criteria.


How to Access the Online Modules at Georgia Virtual Learning

  • Open an internet browser window and visit website:  https://tinyurl.com/y89b3ywb

    • Scroll down to the required section/assignment listed and complete the modules

    • Be sure to read all information and to click on challenge and complete the quiz or activity.

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