7th Grade World History

Course Description:  Students will study Europe, Islamic Civilization, Meso-America and Japan during the period from 600 to 1600. The guiding questions for seventh grade "World History" are as follows:

Syllabus: Click here

Course Outcomes:

  • Analyzing cause and effect
  • Making Predictions
  • Distinguishing fact from opinion
  • Drawing sound conclusions
  • Identifying frame of point of view
  • Identifying bias, stereotypes, and propaganda
  • Read, interpret, and analyze informational texts

Course Materials:

  1. Binder
  2. Spiral notebook
  3. Writing Utensil (pen or pencil) -  A big pet peeve of mine is when a student comes to class without writing supplies! A lot of people work hard for your education, and we want to see you be successful. Please bring the proper supplies to help us out with your education!
  4. Electronic Device
  5.  Assignment Planner
  6.  Loose leaf notebook paper

Modern World History

Course Description:  Students in modern world history will explore the key events and global historical developments since the 1700’s that have shaped the world we live in today.  The themes of identity, power, conflict, compromise and justice will provide the lenses through which students will discover the scope of modern history.  They will examine aspects of human experience including economics, science, religion, philosophy, politics and law, military conflict, literature and the arts.  This course will illuminate connections between our lives and those of our ancestors around the world.  Students will be able to recall, analyze, compare, infer and evaluate information presented.  The will be able to answer document-based questions and use research to write comparative essays.  Students will also develop debate skills through class discussions and formal debates. 

Syllabus: Click here

Course Materials:

  • 3-ring binder [2 inch recommended]
  • 6 dividers
  • Computer/Tablet
  •  Pen/Pencil/Highlighter
  • Loose leaf notebook paper
  • A positive attitude and open mind