Georgia on My  Mind
This TopicQuest was designed for Mrs. Price's Third Grade Class at Annie Belle Clark Elementary School by Brandi Hancock, a Valdosta State University Preservice Teacher.



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Introduction

Have you ever wondered about the state you live in? 
We are going to learn some really fun and interesting facts about Georgia today
Georgia is one of the oldest states in the United States of America.  Georgia was one of the original thirteen colonies. Have you ever wondered what some of Georgia's symbols are?    How much do you know about Georgia, our state?  If you want to experience Georgia come along as we explore the peach state. 




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gaflag
This is the new official flag for Georgia it was adopted in 2001.  If you would like to see Georgia's previous flag click on former flag.
stmountain
Stone Mountain is a place that people all ages love to go.  Learn more about Stone Mountain Park by clicking the picture. There are men engraved on the mountain and you will learn all about what it means when you visit this web site.
cherokeerose
Do you know what the state flower is?  It is the Cherokee Rose.  Click on the flower and learn more about it.
cotton
Did you know cotton was grown in Georgia?  You can learn about how cotton is grown here. You can also watch cotton grow, learn about cooking with cotton, and where cotton is grown.
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If you want to learn more facts about Georgia, click on Georgia.  It will take you to an online encyclopedia.

brownthrasher
Georgia's state bird is named the Brown Thrasher. Click on Brown Thrasher to learn about this bird.


Mission Activity
   
    You have been selected to write an article for The Georgia Weekly Reader.  The editor wants you to discuss some interesting facts about Georgia.  You will need to describe the state of Georgia and some of the different things that you learned in the websites listed above. 

    In addition, your editor wants you to draw pictures to go with the two things that you discussed in your article for The Georgia Weekly Reader.

Mission Steps


   1.  Explore the websites above about Georgia for information to write your article and draw pictures for The Georgia Weekly Reader.

2.  Write down two things about Georgia that you want to discuss in your article.

3.  Draw a picture of  the two things that you discussed in your article.

4.  Share your article.  Turn article in for publishing.






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