Welcome to 7th
Grade Social Studies! This year we will be studying United States history from
the Civil War to the Present. In addition to classroom instruction, we will do
this through a mixture of projects, activities, and "bringing history to life"
in the classroom. We will all be Soaring to Excellence together! Go
Be sure to check out Mission 5 "Up From the Dust" on the Mission US Interactive Web Site. The link can be found in "Useful Links".
New Unit starting this week: "Changes of the 20th Century"
--How was social and economic life in the early 20th century different from that in the late 19th century?
--What factors increased factor and labor productivity?
--What was prohibition, and how effective was it?
--Why did African Americans migrate to northern cities?
--What were the economic changes during the early 20th century?
--Who were the leaders in art, literature, and music during the 20's and 30's?
--What were the contributions fo these leaders?
--How did the Harlem Renaissance influence American life?
--What were the causes of the Great Depression?
--How were the lives of Americans affected by the Great Depression?
--What were the major features of the New Deal?
Awesome Job on the Spanish American War/WWI Test! You guys rock!!
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Supplies Needed for Class:
5-subject vinyl notebook
Glue Stick/Stapler or Tape
Box of tissues (Advisory only)
Please keep your supplies replenished throughout the year!