West Deptford Middle School Curriculum Map Social Studies Grade 7

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "West Deptford Middle School Curriculum Map Social Studies Grade 7"

Transcription

1 Unit/Duration Essential Questions Content Skills Assessment Standards Medieval Europe 3 weeks How and why did feudalism develop in Western Europe? What social classes existed within the feudal system and what were the characteristics of each? How was the Black Death a game changer? The development of the feudal system Classes: Monarch, lords, knights & peasants Spread of Black Death and effects on the population and class system Emergence of the middle class in Europe assimilate the feudal system assuming the roles of the different classes write a journal entry detailing the problems of daily life in medieval Europe. utilize research skills to develop an understanding of heraldry & knighthood. use research skills to create a coat of arms demonstrate knowledge of the feudal system by participating in a simulation Vocabulary Quizzes & tests Small group Class discussions Project based learning SOC A. 4.a SOC A. 4.b SOC D. 4.a SOC D. 4.c SOC D. 4.d SOC D. 4.g

2 Unit/ Duration Essential Questions Content Skills Assessment Standards Renaissance 5 weeks Why did The Renaissance begin in northern Italy rather than northern Europe? How did new ways of thinking change how people approached Science? How did new ways of thinking change how people looked at their governments? How did technology change the spread of learning? The major artists of The Renaissance (Michelangelo, DaVinci, etc.) The printing press made knowledge accessible to the middle and lower classes The scientific advances of The Enlightenment (Galileo, Newton, Copernicus, etc.) create their own rating system to rank the great artists of the Renaissance. construct a timeline of the major events of this era. write a diary entry of this time period telling about their life and environment. choose a Renaissance invention and write about its personal impact and its impact on the people of the Renaissance. select a figure from either Renaissance, Reformation or Enlightenment and create a biography using movie making and sound rack software to present to the class. vocabulary quizzes and test small group class discussions project based learning SOC D.4.a SOC B.4.a TECH C.CS4 TECH A eracy.ccra.r.2 eracy.ccra.r.3 eracy.ccra.r.6 eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.whst eracy.whst.6 8.1b eracy.whst.6 8.1c eracy.whst.6 8.2d eracy.whst eracy.whst eracy.whst eracy.whst TECH B.CS2 TECH C.CS1 SOC D.4.c TECH D.CS2 TECH D.4 SOC A.4.a

3 CAEP B.4 TECH B.CS4 TECH D.2 TECH E.CS3 SOC C.1.a SOC B.4.b TECH A.CS2 TECH E.CS2 TECH D.6 TECH A.1 TECH B.CS1 SOC C.4.b TECH E.4 TECH A.CS1 Unit/Duration Essential Questions Content Skills Assessment Standards Reformation 2 weeks What practices of the Roman Catholic Church were considered corrupt? How did the invention/use of the printing press impact the Protestant Reformation? Who were the key reformers of the Protestant Reformation? How did religious reform lead to conflict? Major reformers, their conflicts with the church and changes they sought Corruption in the Catholic Church Importance of the printing press in spreading knowledge use graphic organizers to analyze cause & effect relationships of events related to the Reformation. Students experience the concept of predestination through a classroom activity. Use of primary source documents create a list of school reforms based upon their research of Martin Luther. vocabulary quizzes & tests small group class discussions project based learning SOC D.2.a SOC A.4.a SOC D.4.a SOC D.4.d SOC CS1 SOC CS

4 How did the Roman Catholic Church and its followers respond to the Protestant Reformation? West Deptford Middle School Curriculum Map Conflicts that arose from religious tensions Church reforms Unit/ Duration Essential Questions Content Skills Assessment Standards Age Of Exploration 5 weeks Why do people explore? What are some different perspectives on exploration? What is the impact of exploration and Portugal lead the way in European exploration of the world outside of Europe. Advances in navigation and map making made exploration possible. create a timeline or map of this era. be able to identify and explain the significance of the major figures and events of the time period. create trading cards for the explorers reflecting their accomplishments/ achievements. utilize interactive software to demonstrate the correlation SOC D.1.b TECH F.CS2 TECH A eracy.whst.6 8.1b eracy.whst.6 8.1c eracy.whst eracy.whst.6 8.2d eracy.whst eracy.whst eracy.whst.6 8.7

5 what might we learn from it? European exploration shifted economic status of the countries involved and have lasting cultural implications today. The major explorers and their accomplishment. When two cultures meet the one with superior technology conquers and supplants the simpler civilization. be able to identify and use a variety of sources for reconstructing the past. be able to identify the major technological advances that moved society forward. between the Age of Exploration and advances in navigational and shipbuilding technologies. create a timeline or map of this time period. Daily classwork and homework Unit vocabulary list Tests and quizzes Student computer based research eracy.whst TECH B.CS2 TECH C.CS1 SOC A.1.a SOC B.1.b TECH F.CS3 SOC SOC CS1 CAEP B.4 TECH B.CS4 TECH D.2 TECH E.CS3 SOC C.1.a TECH A.CS2 SOC D.1.c SOC C.1.b TECH A.CS1 SOC European exploration precipitated a global exchange a global exchange of foods, plants, people, diseases

6 and ideas that continues today. Unit/ Duration Essential Questions Content Skills Assessment Standards European Colonization of the Americas 5 weeks What were the European countries motivations for colonization? What hardships did the early colonists face? How were the Native Indians affected by the arrival of the European colonists? What created the demand for Founding of the original 13 colonies The motivations and hardships faced by early settlers European countries three reasons for colonization: expansion of empire, wealth, and religious proliferation. Relationship and conflict between the colonies and utilize time lines and graphic organizers to relate important details and information utilize critical thinking skills to identify and solve problems faced by the early colonists recognize and articulate the motivations and use graphic organizers to sequence important events of the 13 colonies work in groups to design a working colony. be assigned a group (Native Indians, colonists, slaves, European governors) to role play situations illustrati SOC D.1.b TECH A eracy.ccra.r.2 eracy.ccra.r.3 eracy.ccra.r.6 eracy.ccra.r.7 eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.whst eracy.whst.6 8.1b eracy.whst.6 8.2c eracy.whst.6 8.2d

7 African slaves in the Americas? Why did the 13 colonies develop differing religious and cultural identities? the European powers that governed them. The role of slaves in the new world The conflict between Native Indians and the European colonists beliefs of the various groups involved in early European colonization use maps to explain the historical migration of people and the growth of economic and political systems ng the various points of view for colonial issues. teacher created quizzes, tests and vocabulary and comprehensive questioning self assessment eracy.whst eracy.whst eracy.whst eracy.whst TECH B.CS2 TECH C.CS1 TECH B.CS1 SOC B.1.b SOC D.2.b SOC D.2.a SOC SOC CS1 CAEP B.4 SOC CS2 SOC A.2.c SOC A.2.b SOC B.2.b TECH A.CS2 SOC D.1.c TECH C.CS2 SOC C.2.b SOC C.1.b SOC C.2.a SOC C.2.c TECH A.CS1 SOC A.2.a SOC B.2.a SOC B.1.a

8 Unit/Duration Essential Questions Content Skills Assessment Standards Road to the Revolution Quarter 3 What ideas caused conflict between Great Britain & the colonies, and led to the Declaration of Independence? What event was the turning point for the colonists? Who were the key characters pushing for change? When do people have the right to revolt against Causes and effects of The French & Indian War The British Acts imposed on the colonists Protests by the colonists Boston Massacre Boston Tea Party First Continental Congress Importance of the Battles of Lexington and Concord Distinguish between Loyalists and Patriots Use of primary sources create a timeline to visualize and sequence events leading up to the Revolution use graphic organizers to analyze cause & effect relationships of events leading up to the Revolution. Translating the Declaration of Independence using common language to determine the patriots arguments. Test & Quizzes Independent Vocabulary small group research activities SOC A.2.b SOC A.2.c SOC A.3.a SOC B.3.a SOC C.3.a SOC D.3.a SOC D.3.b SOC A.4.a

9 their government? Why do people rebel against their government? West Deptford Middle School Curriculum Map Unit/ Duration Essential Questions Content Skills Assessment Standards Revolution Quarter 4 What effects did Thomas Paine's Common Sense have on the cause of independence? What factors helped the The issues and events leading up to the Declaration of Independence from Britain The roles played by the significant individuals create a timeline to visualize and sequence the events of the Revolution work in small groups to create a board work in small groups to pull from their knowledge of the Revolution and create a playable board game. Tests and quizzes SOC A.3.d SOC A.3.a SOC CS3 TECH A SOC D.3.e eracy.ccra.r.2 eracy.ccra.r.3 eracy.ccra.r.4 eracy.ccra.r.8 eracy.rh.6 8.1

10 revolutionaries defeat the superior military of the British? How did the founding fathers change the way people viewed government? The founding fathers created a new republican form of government that would change the way people around the world thought about government game that is based on significant figures and events of America's fight for independence Independent Vocabulary eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh eracy.rh SOC D.3.b TECH B.CS2 SOC C.3.a TECH B.CS1 SOC D.3.a SOC D.3.d SOC A.3.b SOC C.3.b CAEP B.4 TECH B.CS4 TECH D.2 TECH D.4 TECH E.CS3 SOC B.3.c SOC B.3.d TECH A.CS2 TECH B.CS1 SOC D.3.c