What you'll learn this year
Students will continue to further their knowledge, skills and understanding from sixth grade. Seventh graders study the world from the Age of Exploration to contemporary times in order to understand the implications and consquences of global interactions.
We will focus on geography by using the themes of location, place, movement, human-environmental interaction and region to understand current societies and their impact on change.
The plan is to guide students through patterns of change with a focus on
conflict and cooporation, economic development, population shifts
politcal thought and organization, cultural values and beliefs, impacts on the environment over time, they will investigate the factors that shaped the development of societies in the modern world.
Social Studies 101
Renaissance and Reformation
Age of Exploration
Age of Enlightenment/Revolution
Age of Imperialism
Boom, Bang, Bust
The Cold War
New World Order