Course Description

  • Grade 7 – Social Studies   

    World History and Cultures


    Course Description:  

     This class is designed to broaden student knowledge of the great empires of the past and the people and events that shaped the world we line in.  Over the course of this year, we will examine these empires individually to learn how and why they became powerful.  We will also identify the similarities and differences between the empires.


    Unit 1 – Geography Concepts

    Unit 2 – The Byzantine and Muslim Empires

    Unit 3 –  The Great Civilizations of Africa

    Unit 4 – Civilizations of Asia

    Unit 5 – Europe in the Middle Ages

    Unit 6 – A New Age in Europe

    Unit 7 – Civilizations of the Americas

    Unit 8 -  Latin and South American Countries