Category Archives: 7th Grade

Grade 7 – Antarctic News Reports

The week of May 18 to 22, 2015

HOMEWORK DUE FRIDAY: 

Middle East Map Puzzle:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/middle-east-puzzle.html

Middle East Countries Quiz:  http://lizardpoint.com/geography/mideast-quiz.php

Middle East Countries:  http://online.seterra.net/en/ex/15

Greater Middle East:  http://www.rethinkingschools.org/just_fun/games/mapgame.html

Practice levels 1 to 9:  http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/Middle-east_Geography.htm

Level 9:  http://www.sheppardsoftware.com/middle-east_G8_drag-spin.html

Monday – Antarctic News Reports

Tuesday – Antarctic News Reports

Wednesday – DISCOVERY IDOL –  May 20 at 10:15 a.m. HALF DAY! Period 4 will be at 8:00 a.m.

Thursday – Diego Garcia and the Middle East

Friday – The Middle East

Study the maps and be able to identify Diego Garcia and it’s importance to world peace. Study the Middle East map and be ready for a POP QUIZ on Monday!

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Grade 7 – Islands and Antarctica

Week of May 11 to 15, 2015

Group Project: Make a one minute video report on an Antarctic Explorer, you will need to research, report, and produce this video using your electronic devices. Researcher will write a script, newscaster will report, producer will direct filming and be responsible photos, video and special effects. These will be presented May 18 & 19, 2015, This is a project grade and is very important to your grade this quarter.

Monday – Pacific Islands Quiz, Antarctic Explorers

Countries of the World: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ul4io_C-T1Y

25 Facts about Antarctica:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fdgg58px1DI

Great Antarcric Explorers: http://listverse.com/2010/12/04/8-greatest-antarctic-explorers/

Tuesday – Antarctica

Due: Turn in the name of the explorer you want to report on.

Scott’s Antarctic Expedition:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Aqzqzbi_BdQ

Amundson:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kW5p7ANwAU4

Wednesday – Antarctica, Research & Environmental Threats,  People, Places and Change pages 728 & 729.

Thursday – Indo Islands

Friday – Assessment

Grade 7 – South East Asia

The week of April 27 to May 1, 2015.

Monday – South East Asia, People, Places, and Change, pages 616 to 624.

Tuesday – Computer Lab

Practice with these sites:

Asian Map Puzzle:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/asia-puzzle.html

Asian Islands:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/islands-puzzle.html

Asia Physical Features:  http://lizardpoint.com/geography/asia-physical-quiz.php

East Asia:  http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=east-asia-physical-map-quiz

Wednesday – South East Asia

Early Dismissal 11:45 a.m. (A.M. Schedule)

Thursday – Test

Practice these links to prepare for the test!

Asian Map Puzzle:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/asia-puzzle.html

Asian Islands:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/islands-puzzle.html

Asia Physical Features:  http://lizardpoint.com/geography/asia-physical-quiz.php

East Asia:  http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=east-asia-physical-map-quiz

Friday – May Day, Honduran Workers Holiday. No school.

Grade 7 – East Asia

The week of April 20 to 24, 2015

Monday – Spanish Language Assembly

Tuesday – Test

Wednesday – Korea

Thursday – Japan

Crash Course Japan 227:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZnZEoOJ-cxE

Friday – Computer Lab, practice with these sites:

Asian Map Puzzle:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/asia-puzzle.html

Asian Islands:  http://www.yourchildlearns.com/mappuzzle/islands-puzzle.html

Asia Physical Features:  http://lizardpoint.com/geography/asia-physical-quiz.php

East Asia:  http://www.proprofs.com/quiz-school/story.php?title=east-asia-physical-map-quiz

Study Guide for Monday/Tuesday test:

What is Mongolia’s geographic challenge?

What is China’s geographic challenge?

When and why was the Great Wall of China built?

How many clay figures were found at Xi’an?

Macao is a city in on the coast of China that was controlled by what European country for over 400 years?

What is the name of the former British colony in southern China?

The Republic of China was established in 1912, what kind of government did it replace?

What happened on October 1, 1949?

What was the Cultural Revolution?

What is the world’s most populous country?

What is multiple cropping?

What is a command economy?

What happened on June 4, 1989?

Explain why China is important to you.

Grade 7 – East Asia

The week of April 13 to 17, 2015

Monday – The history and culture of China

Tuesday – Modern China

Wednesday – Mongolia

Mongolia’s Geographic Challenge:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pi6pmdOYGXk

China’s Geographic Challenge:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8uWoBtCkg8

Crash Course Mongolia:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szxPar0BcMo

Thursday – Pop Quiz/Taiwan/Review

Mongolia Pop Quiz, April 16, 2015

  1. Who was the greatest Mongolian leader?
  2. How many descendents does he have?
  3. How many of them have birthday’s today?
  4. It was said that the during the Mongolian Empire you could place a gold pan on your head and do what with it?
  5. How did the Mongolians choose a leader?

Friday – Formosa, to be a child in Formosa

Taiwan:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eufiu-irFqc

Monday – Test on China, Mongolia, and Taiwan

Study Guide for Monday’s test:

What is Mongolia’s geographic challenge?

What is China’s geographic challenge?

When and why was the Great Wall of China built?

How many clay figures were found at Xi’an?

Macao is a city in on the coast of China that was controlled by what European country for over 400 years?

What is the name of the former British colony in southern China?

The Republic of China was established in 1912, what kind of government did it replace?

What happened on October 1, 1949?

What was the Cultural Revolution?

What is the world’s most populous country?

What is multiple cropping?

What is a command economy?

What happened on June 4, 1989?

Explain why China is important to you.

Grade 7 – East Asia

April 6 to 10, 2015.

The week of April 6 to 10, 2015.

Monday – Holiday

Tuesday & Wednesday – Geography of East Asia

Be ready for a POP QUIZ any day this week on the 6 countries of East Asia!

Be ready for a QUIZ on Friday of the geographic features on this map!

Thursday – Political Geography of East Asia. The Physical Features of China.

Mongolia’s Geographic Challenge:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pi6pmdOYGXk

China’s Geographic Challenge:  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8uWoBtCkg8

Friday – Quiz on the Physical Features of China

Grade 7 – The Sub Continent

The week of March 23 to 27, 2015.

Monday – Pakistan and Bangladesh, People, Places, and Change, pages 669 to 675.

Tuesday – Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka and the Maldives, People, Places, and Change, pages 676 to 685.

Wednesday – Test

Know the countries and don’t forget the Maldives!

Grade 7, South Asia Test, Essay, 5 points each. March 25, 2015.

Write a paragraph that explains the geographic reasons for these events.

  1. Explain why the Harappa Civilization developed in the Indus River Valley.
  1. The area between New Delhi and Bangladesh is one of the most densely populated places on the planet, explain why this is so.
  1. India has been invaded many times in history, by the Aryans, Alexander the Great, and Mughals, to name a few, what direction or area did they come from and why.

Thursday –  THERE WILL BE NO CLASSES ON THURSDAY, MARCH 26 AND FRIDAY, MARCH 27.

Friday –  THERE WILL BE NO CLASSES ON THURSDAY, MARCH 26 AND FRIDAY, MARCH 27.

Grade 7 – South Asia

The week of March 16 to 20, 2015.

Monday – India Geography Pictorial

Tuesday – Quiz on Indian Geography

Wednesday – Indian History and Culture, People, Places, and Change, pages 655 to 659.

Thursday – India Today, People, Places, and Change, pages 660 to 669.

Friday – Conferences from 12:30 to 3 P.M.

Grade 7 – South Asia

The week of March 9 to 13, 2015

Know the countries of South Asia. You may have a pop quiz on them any day this week!

Monday – Introduction to South Asia, People, Places and Change, Unit 9, pages 640 to 643.

Tuesday – South Asia Geography, People, Places and Change, Unit 9, pages 644 to 649.

Wednesday – Countries of South Asia POP QUIZ.  India, People, Places and Change, Unit 9, pages 650 to 659.

Thursday – ALL SCHOOL YEARBOOK PICTURE at 8:00 a.m. and yearbook photos period 6 for 7B. 7A will do a survey in the computer lab.

http://www.advanc-ed.org/survey/public/3799898

Friday – HOLIDAY ~ Spring Break