I. Physical and Historical Geology of Georgia
A. Continental Drift
II. Analyzing Georgia Statistics
A. Scatter Plots
III. Working with Resources
A. Problem Solving Skills
IV. Georgia's Natural Environment
A. Georgia's Relationship to the World
C. Seven Wonders of Georgia
1. Amicalola Falls
D. Climate1. TemperatureE. Geological/Historical Time in Georgia
V. Visiting Georgia
A. Communication- Speaking and Listening
1. "Life in the Swamp" monologue
4. Seeds of change - novela. Read aloud and silently
1. "My wonder"
1. Research regions and 7 wonders
D. Universal Themes
1. "Life in the swamp" monologue
Second Activity Questions for the novel Seeds of Change
Answer the questions after your group finishes reading the segment for the day. Discuss and have each person write the answers to the questions below.
1. What does Rachel's father plan to do? List the positive attributes and drawbacks of the project.
2. How does Rachel first feel about going to Georgia? Why?
3. Why do you think the people in the store talked so negatively about the swamp flower? What does the swamp flower symbolize to the people?
4. What was Rachel's first reaction to the swamp. What caused her to feel this way?
5. List many, varied words and/or phrases that describe the swamp.
6. List many, varied phrases that describe the "Flower Woman." What impression does she make on you? Why?
7. What does the "Flower Woman" represent in the story? (What does she symbolize?)
8. Why do Rachel's feelings about the Swamp Land Theme Park change?
9. List many, varied ways in which the swamp is unique and an unusual place?
10. Explain why you think the author chose Seeds of Change as the title of the story?
11. Predict many, varied consequences that might have happened if Rachel's had gone ahead with the theme park?
The Seven Wonders
60% = content and persuasion techniques
40%= grammar, usage, spelling