Common Core Georgia Performance Standards (CCGPS)
Middle Grades Social Studies

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Joeta Youngblood, Principal, Hill City Elementary

Lynda Wallace, Principal, Harmony Elementary
Dr. David Wilds, Principal, Jasper Elementary
Sandy Layman, Principal, Tate Elementary
Shane Purdy, Principal, Jasper Middle
Pennie Fowler, Principal, Pickens County Middle
Dr. Sandy Greene, Director of Teaching and Learning, System Assessment Director
Dr. Lula Mae Perry, Superintendent

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If you have been a part of our family as a teacher or staff member, please join us to celebrate 10 years of memories. Monday, May 23rd, 7:00-8:00pm light refreshments will be served.

Feeding Georgia's
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On April 23rd, over 160 students representing Harmony Elementary, Hill City Elementary, Jasper Elementary, and Tate Elementary came together to compete in the 8th Annual Pickens County Math Bowl.

Join the Celebration

If you have been a part of our family as a teacher or staff member, please join us to celebrate 10 years of memories. Monday, May 23rd, 7:00-8:00pm light refreshments will be served.

School Bus Roadeo

Every school day our buses transport the most precious cargo – our students to and from school. The annual "Bus Roadeo" competition tests driving and safety skills. Congratulations drivers!

Cherri Howell, Transportation Director, Jackie Watkins/1st Place, Wanda Tidwell/2nd Place, Susan Burkley/3rd Place


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CCGPS Middle Grades Social Studies

The Department of Teaching and Learning is committed to the successful implementation of the Common Core Georgia Performance Standards in the area of English language arts and reading. This curriculum promotes high expectations for its teachers and students and results in meaningful student learning. All students must have the opportunities and resources to develop the language skills they need to pursue life's goals and to compete in a 21st century workplace.

 

CCGPS 6th - 8th Grade

Social Studies, at the most basic level, is the study of people. Through required courses that include content from history, geography, political science and economics, students are provided with a basic background and critical thinking skills necessary to become effective and productive citizens.

According to the National Council for the Social Studies, teaching social studies powerfully and authentically begins with a deep knowledge and understanding of the subject and its unique goals. Social studies programs prepare students to identify, understand, and work to solve the challenges facing our diverse nation in an increasingly interdependent world. Education for citizenship should help students acquire and learn to use the skills, knowledge, and attitudes that will prepare them to be competent and responsible citizens throughout their lives. Competent and responsible citizens are informed and thoughtful, participate in their communities, are involved politically, and exhibit moral and civic virtues.

 

  • 6th Grade World Studies
  • 7th Grade World Studies
  • 8th Grade Georgia Studies

 

Performance Standards Curriculum Map
6th Grade Standards 6th Grade Curriculum Map
7th Grade Standards 7th Grade Curriculum Map
8th Grade Standards 8th Grade Curriculum Map

6-8 Literacy Standards for Social Studies, Science, and Technical Subjects

 

 

Grade 8 Resource Links

 

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