Seventh Grade Social Studies
2016 – 2017
Unit One ~ History
Part One: Historical Thinking; The development and movement of early man throughout the Eastern Hemisphere to 4000 B.C.E.
Part Two: The development of societies and culture of early man throughout the Eastern Hemisphere, 4000 to 1000 B.C.E.
Part Three: The development of empires and cultures throughout the Eastern Hemisphere, 1000 B.C.E./B.C. to 300 C.E.
Unit Two ~ Geography
Part One: Using the five themes of geography to describe the physical characteristics of places in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Part Two: Using the five themes of geography to describe the human characteristics of places in the Eastern Hemisphere.
Unit Three ~ Civics
Comparing various forms of government in the Eastern Hemisphere and explaining the challenges of interaction, cooperation, and conflict
Unit Four ~ Economics
Explaining economic activity in the Eastern Hemisphere, including systems of international interdependence and the role of governments