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About 7th Grade Social Studies

over 2 years ago

Q:  What subjects are covered in 7th Grade Social Studies?


A:  In 7th Grade Social Studies we will cover ancient history/civilizations (Mesopotamia, Egypt, Greece, Rome & China), Europe during the Middle Ages, Renaissance, and Reformation, and also United States, European, and Asian Geography.


Q:  What will we learn about each subject we cover?


A: We will examine the geography, beliefs, economy, society, government and history of each civilization we cover.  During our geography units, we will examine the physical, political and human geography of the United States, Europe, and Asia.


Q: What types of assignments will we be completing during our study of various subjects?


A: We will complete a wide array of assignments including quizzes/tests, in-class projects, research projects and group projects.


Q:  Why do we have to learn about ancient history/civilizations and geography?


A: Believe it or not, many things such as inventions, ideas, laws and traditions that we find in today's world were actually developed by ancient civilizations. Also, sometimes we don't think about how the world around us and/or the past effects our day-to-day lives so, it is important to learn about the people, places and things that are not so recent or that are unfamiliar to us to help us understand things in our world today.



Test and Homework Tips

over 2 years ago

Test and Homework Tips

1. Doing well on tests/quizzes and homework starts with paying attention during class.


2. Be aware of when assignments are due and when tests/quizzes will be given.


3. There is no right or wrong way to study or do work.  Find a method that works for you and stick to it.  Try to cut out as many distractions as possible (TV, music, cell phone, etc.).


4. Take advantage of study guides or review pages.


5. Pay attention to homework assignments. Homework is given to complement information that is covered in class.


6.  If you are not sure of something, ASK!!!


7. Just some words of wisdom about tests:  Luck is what you need when you're not prepared.


Current Events

about 1 year ago

Current Events Challenge

The Current Events Challenge is a bi-weekly review of recent news stories.  Each quiz is comprised of 10 questions that cover topics such as state/local news, U.S. news, world news, technology and science, and CHS information and facts.  Each class period competes against each other with the winning class period receiving extra-credit.  The goal of the Current Events Challenge is to encourage students to be aware of what's currently going on throughout the world and also, understand the meaning and reasons behind certain issues and events.  The results for this year are as follows:

 2010-2011 Champions:  5th Period

 2010-2011 Champions:  5th Period

 2009-2010 Champions:  6th Period

 2009-2010 Champions:  6th Period

  2011-2012 7th Grade Champions - 4th Period

2011-2012 7th Grade Champions - 4th Period

  2011-2012 Overall Champions - 6th Period

2011-2012 Overall Champions - 6th Period

2012-2013 Points Champions -  2012-2013 Most Wins - 4th Period

2012-2013 Points Champions -  2012-2013 Most Wins - 4th Period

  2013-2014 Points Champions -  2013-2014 Most Wins - 4th Period

  2013-2014 Points Champions -  2013-2014 Most Wins - 4th Period

 2015-2016 Champions - 6th Period

 2015-2016 Champions - 6th Period

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