Georgia State Parks and Historic Sites

Quality Core Objectives used by the State of Georgia have been correlated with key concepts and activities students may encounter in a visit to Fort King George State Historic Site. Those for social studies in grades 4, 8, and 11 have been identified. The staff will be happy to assist in the development of lessons and activities which focus on other content areas and have included examples of math and art. Our nature walk and general site would be conducive to biological and environmental sciences, particularly. Let us help ensure a multidisciplinary and multilevel learning experience for your students.

QCC Objectives
Concept Grade Area QCC #
Describes the impact of climate and physical environment on the lifestyles of Eastern Woodlands Indians. 4 History 8
Compares and contrasts the explorations of Spain, England during 14th and 15rh centuries. 4 History 10
Compares and contrasts early colonial settlements in the Southern colonies as to climate, physical features, settler's origin,
motivation, forms of government and use of natural resources.
4 History 12
Describes the settlement in Georgia led by Oglethorpe. 4 History 13
Classifies the original thirteen colonies by regions. 4 History 14
Identifies the sources of dissatisfaction that led to the American Revolution. 4 History 17
Distinguishes between loyalists and the patriots. 4 History 19
Describes the contributions of key individuals in the American Revolution. 4 History 20
Identifies and describes different types of regions found within the US that can be categorized according to climatic, physical, cultural and economic. 4 Geography 5
Identifies physical regions within the United States And major physical features of each region. 4 Geography 6
Distinguishes between political and physical maps. 4 Geography 7
Identifies the location of Georgia in relation to region using maps and other geographic tools and technology. 8 Social Studies 1
Locates and describes the geographic regions of Georgia (coastal plain) and identifies physical process that formed them. 8 Social Studies 2
Identifies geographical factors and explains how they have influenced Georgia's exploration, settlement and economic development. 8 Social Studies 5
Traces Spanish and English exploration and rivalry from the discovery of the New World up to the colonization of Georgia. 8 Social Studies 7
Explains the impact of Spanish and English conquest on the Indian civilizations of North America and the impact of the Indian civilizations on the European settlers. 8 Social Studies 8
Describes the Indian nations and tribes living in Georgia and their relationships with the English colonists. 8 Social Studies 9
Analyzes factors in both England and North America that led to Great Britain to create the colonies of North America and identifies and describes settlement patterns of the early colonists. 8 Social Studies 10
Evaluates the three major reasons for the founding of the colony of Georgia. 8 Social Studies 11
Compares and contrasts political, economic and socio-religious development of the Southern colonies. Describes how the different physical and religious environments provided opportunities for or placed constraints on human activities. 8 Social Studies 12
Analyzes attitudes in Georgia toward independence from England and summarizes Georgia's role in the Revolutionary War. 8 Social Studies 17
Examines and analyzes political, economic, social, demographic and cultural characteristics of ante-bellum Georgia. 8 Social Studies 24
Analyzes Georgia's role in the Civil War and outlines the impact of the war on the state and nation. 8 Social Studies 26
Explains the political, economic and social impact of Reconstruction policies on Georgia from 1865-1877. 8 Social Studies 27
Interprets environmental and geographic issues in Georgia and analyzes the future effects of possible responses to these issues. 8 Social Studies 51
Locates ideas in multiple types of sources. 8 Social Studies 52
Takes notes and develops outlines through reading, listening or viewing. 8 Social Studies 53
Develops and interprets graphic aids. 8 Social Studies 54
Distinguishes between primary and secondary sources and determines respective uses. 8 Social Studies 55
Analyzes interpretations of the same event from multiple sources. 8 Social Studies 56
Formulates questions related to topic. 8 Social Studies 59
Collects evidence using appropriate, reliable data. 8 Social Studies 63
Identifies areas for further studies. 8 Social Studies 65
Formulates and defends positions on an issue. 8 Social Studies 68
Places related events in chronological order. 8 Social Studies 72
Uses indefinite time concepts as past, future, meanwhile. 8 Social Studies 73
Analyzes and uses a variety of maps for information about an area. 8 Social Studies 77
Uses physical maps of Georgia and the Southeast to explain historical and current events. 8 Social Studies 80
Uses the map legend to interpret the special use of symbols that presents various kinds of information. 8 Social Studies 82
Demonstrates how scale can be expressed in different ways or as a representative fraction. 8 Social Studies 83
Identifies and describes the native inhabitants the Europeans the Europeans in the New World. 11 U.S. History 1
Identifies the factors that led to the colonization of the continent of the continent of North America. 11 U.S. History 2
Identifies and analyzes the social, political, religious and economic patterns that developed in the American colonies. 11 U.S. History 3
Explains the causes of the American Revolution (1763-1775). 11 U.S. History 5
Describes the major events, military campaigns and influential persons of the American Revolution. Develops and beliefs and values profile. 11 U.S. History 7
Compares patterns of agricultural development in different in different regions as they relate to natural resources, markets trade. 11 U.S. History 41
Formulates historical questions and defends findings based on inquiry and interpretation. Analyzes documents, records, and data (such as artifacts, diaries, letters, photographs, journals, newspapers, historical accounts, etc.). 11 U.S. History 44
Develops skills in discussion, debate, and persuasive writing with respect to enduring issues and determines how divergent viewpoints have been addressed and reconciled. 11 U.S. History 46
Translates dates into centuries. 11 U.S. History 47
Makes timeline sequencing a series of events. 11 U.S. History 48
Uses annotated timelines to relate people and events. 11 U.S. History 49
Formulates generalizations and conclusions about time in studying the development of U.S. history. 11 U.S. History 51
Relates past to present in the study of change and continuity. 11 U.S. History 52


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