Mr. Earl's Social Studies Class

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4/10/18-4/20/18

The Big Picture: Historical events in Southern and Eastern Asia have shaped the governments, nations, economies, and culture through conflict and change. The student will understand how European partitioning and colonialism, nationalist, and independence movements influenced the continent politically and socially. Students will also examine the development of Japan after WWII and the rise and […]

3/26/18-3/30/18

The Big Picture: SS7G5 The student will locate selected features in Southwestern Asia (Middle East). a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: Euphrates River, Jordan River, Tigris River, Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Gaza Strip. b. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map the nations […]

3/21/18 – 3/27/18

3/21/18 – 3/27/18 The Big Picture:     SS7G5 The student will locate selected features in Southwestern Asia (Middle East). a. Locate on a world and regional political-physical map: Euphrates River, Jordan River, Tigris River, Suez Canal, Persian Gulf, Strait of Hormuz, Arabian Sea, Red Sea, and Gaza Strip. b. Locate on a world and […]

3/12/18-3/20/18

3/12/17 – 3/20/18 The Big Picture: SS7CG1 The student will compare and contrast various forms of government. Describe the ways government systems distribute power: unitary, confederation, and federal. Explain how governments determine citizen participation: autocratic, oligarchic, and democratic. Explain how governments determine citizen participation: autocratic, oligarchic, and democratic. Describe the two predominant forms of democratic […]

3/05/18 – 3/09/18

3/05/18 – 3/09/18 The big picture: SS7E4 The student will explain personal money management choices in terms of income, spending, credit, saving, and investing. Objectives: -The student will understand that the production, distribution, and consumption of goods/services produced by the society are affected by the location, customs, beliefs, and laws of the society. -The student […]

2/16/18 – 2/28/16

2/16/18 – 2/28/16 The big picture: SS7E1 The student will analyze different economic systems. a. Compare how traditional, command, and market economies answer the economic questions of (1) what to produce, (2) how to produce, and (3) for whom to produce. b. Explain how most countries have a mixed economy located on a continuum between […]

2/5/18 – 2/15/18

2/5/18 – 2/15/18 The big picture: SS7H1 SS7H1 The student will analyze continuity and change in Africa leading to the 21st century. a. Explain how the European partitioning across Africa contributed to conflict, civil war, and to artificial political boundaries? b. Explain how nationalism led to independence in South Africa, Kenya and Nigeria. c. Explain […]

1/22/18-1/30/18

The big picture: In this unit students will gain an understanding of the modern cultural and physical landscape of Africa. When examining the specific elements of culture, students will gain an understanding of the diversity of religion and ethnic groups in Africa. Students will locate selected countries and physical features in the region and examine […]

1/9/18 – 1/19/18

1/9/18 – 1/19/18 The big picture: In this unit students will gain an understanding of the modern cultural and physical landscape of Africa. When examining the specific elements of culture, students will gain an understanding of the diversity of religion and ethnic groups in Africa. Students will locate selected countries and physical features in the […]

12/11/17 – 12/15/17

12/11/17 – 12/15/17 The big picture: This week students will use their time to participate in a comprehensive review of all social studies standards covered so far this year for the regions of Southwest Asia as well as Southern and Eastern Asia. First, the focus will be on geography, ethnic groups, and religious groups. Next, […]

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