Seventh Grade Social Studies

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    School Wide Materials:                                                     

    • 1 1/2 inch three ring binder                                          
    • Subject dividers with pockets                                        
    • Three hole lined paper
    • Pencils
    • Pens – three different colors
    • Highlighters – 2 to 3 different colors
    • Pen/pencil case or pouch
    • ear buds

    Units of Study:

    • Unit 1 – The Fall of Rome
    • Unit 2 – Islam in the Middle Ages
    • Unit 3 – Sub-Saharan Medieval Africa
    • Unit 4 – China in the Middle Ages
    • Unit 5 – Medieval Japan
    • Unit 6 – Meso-American and Andean Civilizations (Maya, Inca, and Aztec)
    • Unit 7 – Medieval Europe
    • Unit 8 – The Renaissance

     

    Students will also explore the various themes (GRAPES) of Social Studies while studying each unit.  These themes include a variety of systems to study.  These include:

    • Geography
    • Religion
    • Achievements
    • Politics
    • Economics
    • Social Structures

     

    Typical Homework Assignments

    • study for quizzes and tests
    • classwork not completed in class
    • reinforcement of what we learned in Social Studies
    • Every 4-5 weeks there will be a project or longer writing assignment