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 8

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

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can identify the push and pull factors that brought immigrants to the United States.
  2. I can identify the challenges faced by immigrants as they adjusted to life in their new land.
  3. I can explain why some Americans opposed the immigrants coming to the United States.
  4. I can list reasons why cities grew in the late 1800s.
  5. I can explain how settlement patterns changed in the cities. (9.4.4.20.2 and 9.4.4.20.3)
  6. I can describe ways in which reformers helped to improve life in the cities. (9.4.4.20.6)

Tuesday, May 29, 2018

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

Notes:  Students will begin/continue going over the notes for Unit 6 Part 5 entitled “New Immigrants Arrive in America”. (Blank Student Copy)

Wednesday, May 30, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

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

Notes:  Students will finish going over the notes for Unit 6 Part 5 entitled “New Immigrants Arrive in America”. (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment: Students will use remaining class time to begin filling in the Unit 6 Part 6 Rainbow Notes entitled The Growth of Cities. (Blank Student Copy)  These notes material will be reviewed in class on Thursday of this week.

Thursday, May 31, 2018

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

Notes:  Students will begin/continue going over the Unit 6 Part 6 Rainbow Notes entitled “The Growth of Cities”. (Blank Student Copy)

Assignment:  Students should study their notes for a test on Unit 6 Parts 5-6 coveirng “Immigrants Arrive in America” and “The Growth of Cities”.  This will take place in class on Friday of this week.

Friday, June 1, 2018 - Sub in Class - Graduation Day - Gradebook Closes at 3:45 pm on this date for Quarter 4/ Semester 2

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

Test:  Students will take a test on Unit 6 Parts 5-6 coveirng “Immigrants Arrive in America” and “The Growth of Cities in class on this date.  This will be the final grading item included on Quarter 4s grade.

© George Olson 2017