Social 7 - American History

Welcome to the 7th Grade Social Studies Website.  In grade 7 students will be studying American History from 1800 thru modern day as well as examining the founding principles and documents of the nation.  On this page you will find a weekly listing of all class assignments as well as links to notes and classroom assignment materials.

Weekly Calendar and Assignments

Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 3

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. Student’s will by the end of the week be able to describe Lincoln’s primary goal during the war.
  2. Students will by the end of the week be able to describe the Emancipation Proclamation and will be able to describe the reactions from the North and South on this new proclamation.
  3. Students will by the end of the week be able to describe the impact that war had on the civilian life as well as the life of a soldier.
  4. Student’s will by the end of the week be able to explain how women contributed to the war.

Monday, April 23, 2018 - Mr. Carlson is out, Mr. Olson will lead class.

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last weeks current events in class.

Presentation:  Students will hear information regarding a proposed trip to Washington D.C. in June 2020.  All students are invited to attend this trip and a parent meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2018 at 7pm in the THHS library.

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Unit 5 Part 3: Reconstruction - Problems After the War  (Blank Student Copy)

Test Review:  Return and go over student tests taken in class on the Civil War.

Quiz Review:  Students will have the quizzes taken in class on Monday returned and reviewed in class.

Wednesday, April 25, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes: Finish going over  Unit 5 Part 3: Reconstruction - Problems After the War  (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment

Thursday, April 26, 2018 - Flip Day Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Quiz on Monday, April 30, 2018 covering the content material and current events from CNN 10 for this week.

Friday, April 27, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Quiz on Monday, April 30, 2018 covering the content material and current events from CNN 10 for this week.


Semester 2 Quarter 4 Week 4

(Please note this is merely a guide of weekly activities and may change as needed.)

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can describe the factors that caused the growth of a railroad network following the American Civil War.
  2. I can explain the effects of competition on the railroad industry.
  3. I can describe how the building of the railroads spurred the growth of industry and the United States’ economy.

Monday, April 30, 2018 - Mr. Olson Returns to Teaching

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Quiz:  Students will be taking a quiz covering last week’s current events and content material from Reconstruction.  This will be corrected in class on this date.

Unit 6 Introduction:  Students will be introduced to topics that will be discussed in Unit 6 entitled “Development of an Industrial United States” - The Guilded Age 1870-1920.

Video:  Students will begin viewing America the Story of US - Heartland (Video Guide) - Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  This is due on Tuesday, May 1, 2018.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Video:  Students will finish viewing America the Story of US - Heartland (Video Guide) - Students will have a video guide to complete while viewing this film.  This is due on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 and will be corrected in class.

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 6 Part 1 Notes entitled “Railroads and Industry”. (Blank Student Copy)

Wednesday, May 2, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Notes:  Students will begin going over the Unit 6 Part 1 Notes entitled “Railroads and Industry”. (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment: Students will create one “Whole-Brain” Connetcor for each section of the Unit 6 Part 1 Notes.  This is due on Thursday, May 3, 2018.

Thursday, May 3, 2018 - Mr. Carlson’s Last Day - Assembly Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment Work Time: Students will create one “Whole-Brain” Connetcor for each section of the Unit 6 Part 1 Notes.  This is due at the end of the class period on this date.

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 7, 2018 covering the content material and current events from this week.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News (http://www.cnn.com/cnn10)

Assignment: Study for a quiz on Monday, May 7, 2018 covering the content material and current events from this week.

© George Olson 2017