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 1 Quarter 1 Week 3

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

Class Weekly Objectives / “I Can" Statements:

  1. I can list and summarize the main ideas and parts of the Declaration of Independence. (
  2. I can cite specific examples of how principles in this document have been used to achieve equality in modern society. (

Monday, September 17, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Assignment Work DayPrinciples of Democracy Foldable — Due Tuesday, September 18, 2018.

Tuesday, September 18, 2018 - FLIP DAY SCHEDULE

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News 

Notes:  Students will be introduced to Rainbow-Notes in class.  Students will need their colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin copying the notes entitled The Declaration of Independence.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)

Due For Turn-In:  Principles of Democracy Foldable

Wednesday, September 19, 2018 - Homeroom Schedule

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Notes:  Students will finish going over notes entitled “The Declaration of Independence”.  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)

AssignmentDeclaration of Independence Review Worksheet.  Students will use the notes taken in class to complete this worksheet.  This is due for turn-in on Thursday, September 20, 2018.

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Current Events:  CNN 10 Student News

Due For Turn-In: Declaration of Independence Review Worksheet.

Notes:  Students will begin completing “Rainbow-Notes” in class.  Students will need colored pencils to complete this task.  Students will begin going over notes entitled "The Constitution and Bill of Rights".  (Blank Student Skeleton Notes Copy)  Students will copy these notes and they will be reviewed in class on Monday, September 25, 2018.

Assignment: Study for Quiz #1 on Monday, September 25, 2018.  This quiz will cover this week’s current events as well as content material covering the Declaration of Independence and the 14 Principles of Democracy.

© George Olson 2018