7th Grade Social Studies

 

 


Teacher:  Mrs. Catherine Kollars, ckollars@stclarepdx.org

Curriculum:  World History of Africa, Asia,and Europe from Middle Ages Through the Renaissance and into the Early Modern Era;  Current Events

Mrs. Kollars’s

7th Grade Social Studies  Plan

2016-2017 

 

This plan is subject to change based on teacher discretion.

Textbook: America:  My World History; Pearson, 2012

Curriculum:  Middle Ages through Modern Era

1st Trimester  52 days                                                                                       Assessment                                           Essential Questions

               

                                                                                                                                                                                                 Concepts: Citizenship and Economics                           Quiz                        What is the purpose of government?

                                                                                                                                   How do economies work?

 Current Events                                                                                 Mini Projects    (Varies)
                                                                                                                         

                UNIT 7 “African and Asian Civilizations”

 Chapter   16  “Early African Civilizations”              Quiz/Map/Test           What are the consequences of trade?

 Chapter  17 “China in the Middle Ages”                  Quiz/Map/Test         What are the consequences of technology?

     Trade in Africa and China class group activity project      Quiz/Map/Mini project                                                                                           

 

UNIT 8  “Civilizations of the Americas

 Chapter 19 “Mesoamerican Civilizations                            What distinguishes one culture from another

 Chapter 20 “Early North and South America            Quiz/Map/Combined Test     

     Native American Group Activity                               Mini Project                                How much does geography affect

                                                                                                                                                                                 people’s lives?

 

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2nd Trimester  52 days

   Preparation for Geography Bee                                                                                  

     Current Events                                                                                 Mini Projects                                 (Varies)

           UNIT 9 “Europe in the Middle Ages”                                                  

Chapter 21 “A New Civilization in Europe”      Quiz/Map/Test              What is power and who should have it?

 Chapter 22 “Conflicts and Crusades            Quiz/Map/Test                How should we handle conflict?

Chapter 23 “ A Changing Medieval World”                                    

          Middle Ages Project                            Quiz/Map/Project                   How are religion and culture connected?

 

UNIT 10  “The Rise of Europe”

Chapter 24 “The Renaissance”                                                      

 

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3rd Trimester     55  days

                          Current Events                                                               Mini Project                                (Varies)               

Chapter 24 “The Renaissance” (continued)            Quiz/ Map/Test      What distinguishes one culture  another?      

Chapter 25  “The Reformation                                 Quiz/Map/Test             How should we handle conflict?

 Chapter 26 “The Age of  Exploration”                                

Mrs. Kollars’s

7th Grade Social Studies  Plan

2015-2016 

 

This plan is subject to change based on teacher discretion.

Textbook: America:  My World History; Pearson, 2012

Curriculum:  Middle Ages through Modern Era

1st Trimester  52 days                                                                                       Assessment                                           Essential Questions

               

                Intro                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Core  Concepts: Citizenship and Economics                           Quiz                                              What is the purpose of government?

             Current Events                                                                                 Mini Projects                               How do economies work?

                                                                                                                                                               (Varies)

                UNIT 7 “African and Asian Civilizations”

                                Chapter   16  “Early African Civilizations”              Quiz/Map/Test                           What are the consequences of trade?

                                Chapter  17 “China in the Middle Ages”                  Quiz/Map/Test                           What are the consequences of technology?

                              Trade in Africa and China class group activity/

                                 project                                                                   Quiz/Map/Mini project                                                                                           

 

UNIT 8  “Civilizations of the Americas

                                Chapter 19 “Mesoamerican Civilizations                                                                      What distinguishes one culture from

                             Chapter 20 “Early North and South America            Quiz/Map/Combined Test     another?

                                 Native American Group Activity                               Mini Project                                How much does geography affect

                                                                                                                                                                                 people’s lives?

 

************************************************************************************

2nd Trimester  52 days

   Preparation for Geography Bee                                                                                  

     Current Events                                                                                 Mini Projects                                 (Varies)

           UNIT 9 “Europe in the Middle Ages”                                                  

 Chapter 21 “A New Civilization in Europe”      Quiz/Map/Test                          What is power and who should have it?

 Chapter 22 “Conflicts and Crusades                   Quiz/Map/Test                    How should we handle conflict?

 Chapter 23 “ A Changing Medieval World”                                     How are religion and culture connected?

                                 Middle Ages Project                                        Quiz/Map/Project                   

 

UNIT 10  “The Rise of Europe”

  Chapter 24 “The Renaissance”                                                    

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3rd Trimester     55  days

                          Current Events                                                               Mini Project                                (Varies)               

 Chapter 24 “The Renaissance” (continued)            Quiz/ Map/Test     What distinguishes one culture another? 

  Chapter 25  “The Reformation                                 Quiz/Map/Test             How should we handle conflict?

 Chapter 26 “The Age of  Exploration”                                                               What are the consequences of trade?         

                                                                      Renaissance Day Project      

Unit 11  The Early Modern World

Chapter  28  “The Rise of the Monarchy”               Quiz/ Map/Test                            What should governments do?