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          Mr. Studer   
     
           Welcome to 7th Grade Social Studies 

       For the first quarter students will be learning about the Renaissance, Reformation, Age of Exploration, and Colonialism.  Students will work together in teams working on Social Studies skills that focus on Geography, Culture, Economics, Government, and History. 
     
    During the second quarter, students will study about the Enlightenment and the Age of Revolution.  After covering the major concepts of government and democracy, the class will focus on the American, French, and Latin American Revolutions.
     
    The third quarter will focus on the Industrial Revolution, Imperialism,  World War I & II.  There will be an increased difficulty as the class will cover over 200 years of history within a 9 week period.  
     
    For the final quarter, the class will study the Russian Revolution, Cold War, 20th century conflicts.  There will be a 3 week review period before the Final Exam in which students will have several review tests and take home exams to prepare. 
     
       Students will complete classwork and homework within their Social Studies binder.  There will be a cover page/table of contents page with the assignments and grades for the quarter.  Please email me if there are any questions or concerns.