Classroom Presentation (in order to view the presentation and listen to the audio lectures simultaneously, right click the .pdf attachment [or, if using a Mac, control + click the attachment], open the attachment in a separate window, and play the appropriate audio presentation below):

Audio Presentations (open the classroom presentation above in a separate window, and select the appropriate audio presentation by hitting the play button; NOTE - audio files cannot be downloaded or played from iPads or iPods):

- Unit 2, Lesson 1 - Georgia's Location
- Unit 2, Lesson 2 - Georgia's Physiographic Regions
- Unit 2, Lesson 3 - Georgia's Key Physical Features
- Unit 2, Lesson 4 - Georgia's Weather & Climate
- Unit 2, Lesson 5 - Prehistoric Traditions: Paleo-Indian
- Unit 2, Lesson 6 - Prehistoric Traditions: Archaic
- Unit 2, Lesson 7 - Prehistoric Traditions: Woodland
- Unit 2, Lesson 8 - Prehistoric Traditions: Mississippian

Supplementary Resources (a number of items have been provided below - pictures, video clips, downloadable attachments, etc. - to help you further investigate the themes and lessons encountered in this unit; note that, due to certain Internet restrictions, not all video clips may be accessible while at school):

Georgia's geography sets the context for Georgia's historical and economic development. The map below illustrates Georgia's five major physiographic regions (note that, in this map, the coastal plain is divided into the upper and lower coastal plains). Our region, the Appalachian Plateau is the smallest, containing approximately only 1 1/2 of Georgia's 159 counties (Dade and northern Walker County). Because the Appalachian Plateau is the location of Georgia's only source of a fossil fuel (i.e., coal deposits), the importance of the region is far larger than its size:


When studying the four Prehistoric Native American cultures, download the following graphic organizer to help illustrate the cultural development of the four traditions:

The following picture illustrates the development of the Clovis Point into the arrowhead from the Paleo to the Archaic periods. Note that the more advanced the cultures become, the smaller and more refined the points become: