7th Grade Social Studies

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Students will be active participants
instead of a passive observer,
experiencing history through innovative
teaching practices that include
dramatic role playing, creative
simulations, dynamic group projects, and
writing from a historical perspective.
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ancient and modern times, or the
medieval world:
Roman
Empire
Muslim
Empire
Byzantine
Empire
Europe’s
Renaissance
and
Reformation
Asian
Civilizations
West African
Kingdoms
Civilizations
of Americas
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60%
20%
10%
10%
Tests
Projects
Classwork (Notes)
Homework (Processing Assignment)
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There is no Extra Credit in this class!!!
However…any time you score below a 70%
on a test you can complete “Test
Corrections” to possibly improve your score
to a 70%.
No late work, but the 2 lowest homework
scores each trimester will be dropped.
 A paper or project 1 class period late will
receive no higher than 75%, after that 0.
 Test corrections can be made for test
below a C- to bring a test up to a Clevel, test corrections need to be made
within 1 week of being returned
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Each chapter the students receive an
ISN (Interactive Student Notebook)
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Includes:
› Chapter notes
› Processing Assignment
 Applying what you have learned.
› Chapter Study Guide
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Each chapter the students receive an
ISN (Interactive Student Notebook)
› We read the chapter together in class
› Take notes together in class
› We try to have at least one activity per
chapter.
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Multiple Choice (usually 8 problems)
› Example: What did most peasants do for
their lords?
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Educated children
Raised crops
Collected taxes
Trained soldiers
Fill-in
 Short Answer
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Multiple Choice (usually 8 problems)
 Fill-in
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› Compare and Contrast the lives of nobles
and peasants on a feudal manor.
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Short Answer
Multiple Choice (usually 8 problems)
 Fill-in
 Short Answer
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› Pretend you are a knight in Medieval
Europe. You would like to let your future
generations of your family know what life
was like on a feudal manor. Write a letter to
them.
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NO!!!!!
Phone Number: 650-968-9952 x27
 Email: [email protected]
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