Welcome to 7th grade social studies! Throughout this school year, we will be covering a variety of cultures from around the world, along with the US Civil War. Please use this page as way to stay current with topics being covered in class!
Click on "Mr. Laack's Site Hub" for current calendar.
As a reminder...
*Extra handouts can be found in my classroom
*Absent work can be found in your class's folder in my classroom
*Remember to keep up to date with information in Google Classroom as well
We are currently working through a mini-unit on Brazil through Document Based Questions (DBQ's) and some research
Brazil Unit Bellringer:
Essential Question: How wealthy is Brazil?
***This is the question that should be thought about and focused on each day during the unit. An essay will be written to answer this.
China is our current unit and it began on 9/21. Please keep track of your note packet, stay current with your bellringers, and refer to the study guide at the back of the packet.
China Quiz is scheduled for ___10/3_____ for Blue Day and ___10/4_____ for Gold Day
China Test is scheduled for __10/24_____ for Blue Day and ___10/25_____ for Gold Day
The day after the test will be used to research and present with a China topic with a group.
***Please remember to refer to Google Classroom for notes, assignments, and other helpful information.
Please see Google Classroom for notes, assignments, and other updates.
Unit 1 quiz = 9/7 Blue and 9/8 Gold ---Study guide here --this will also be handed out in class.
***Answers will be in Google Classroom
Unit 1 test date = 9/19 Blue and 9/20 Gold
----Study guide and recommended flash cards are in the note packet
The main focus of this unit will be based on the novel A Long Walk to Water. Please make sure to have the novel with you each day and to keep up with the readings/assignments.
Key dates for the India unit:
_____ Blue and _____ Gold-----Begin Unit
_____ Blue and _____ Gold----India quiz (use Taj Mahal study guide page to help prepare)
_____ Blue and _____ Gold-----India test (use crossword puzzle study guide to help prepare)
Here are some key dates for the Middle East Unit:
_____ Blue and _____ Gold----Middle East Unit begins
_____ Blue and _____ Gold----Quiz over Middle East (refer to highlighted pages in notes for what to study)
_____ Blue and _____ Gold----Middle East test