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1 MAURY COUNTY PUBLIC SCHOOLS 7 th Grade Social Studies PACING Guide June 2015 Standard Standard 1 7.1, 7.2 The Fall of the Roman Empire: The legacy of the Roman Empire and the consequences of the fall of the Roman Empire Both Standards are Possible Items 3 4 days legacy of the Roman Empire Annotating 2 Summarize The consequences of the Fall of the possible Roman Empire Cite Evidence from Text items Cause and Effect and supporting texts to read: Excerpts from Eusebius of Caesarea, Ecclesiastical History, That describe Constantine Writing Office of Instruction 1

2 Standard Islamic World AD geo, economic, social, and religious civilizations 7.12 is Possible Item days Identify the physical location and features of the Arabian Annotating 1 Peninsula, Northern Africa, Mediterranean Sea, Black Sea, possible Caspian Sea, Tigris and Euphrates Rivers Nile River Describe expansion of Muslim rule and spread of Islam and Item Arabic language *Establishment of trade routes among Asia, Africa, and Europe Trace origins of Islam origins and impact of Islam, Sunnis, and Shi ites Explain the significance of the Qur an and Sunnah, the importance of Mehmed II and Suleiman Gather information to examine art and architecture Examine and summarize the contribution of Muslims scholars to later civilizations in certain areas Supplemental Websites Primary Sources and to Read: excerpts from The Hadith, Muhammad; Excerpts from the Book of Golden Meadows, Masoudi checks Write an explanatory text to describe Shah Abbas and how his policies led to the Golden Age/rise of Safavid Empire Cite Evidence from Text Cause and Effect 2

3 Standard Africa AD Geo, economic, social, and religious civilizations 7.16 Possible Item 8 10 days 1 possible Item growth of Ghana, Mali, Songhai kingdoms *the importance of family, labor specialization and regional commerce Draw evidence from informational text to describe the role of trans-saharan caravan trade in culture Examine the importance written and oral traditions Explain the importance of Mansa Musa and his pilgrimage Compare indigenous religious practices before and after contact with Islam and Christianity Cite Evidence from Text Cause and Effect Annotating and Supporting Texts to Read: Sundiata: An Epic of Old Mali checks 3

4 Standard China AD geo, economic, social, and religious civilizations Possible Item days Create a visual or multimedia display to identify physical Annotating 1 locations and major geoal locations possible Describe the reunification of China under the Tang dynasty, describe and locate Mongol conquest of China Item role of kinship and Confucianism in maintaining order and hierarchy Summarize significance of rapid agricultural, commercial, and technological development Trace the spread of Chinese technology Engage effectively in a collaborative discussion describing the development of the imperial state and the scholarofficial class Draw evidence from informational text to analyze contributions made during the Ming and Supporting Texts to Read: The Alalects, Confucious checks Cite Evidence from Text Cause and Effect 4

5 Standard Japan AD geo, economic, social, and religious civilizations No Items for 7 9 days Compare major features of Shinto and Buddism Annotating No possible Explain the influence of China and Korea on Japan Trace the Emergence of the Japanese nation Items Describe how the Heian aristocracy created Japanese cultural perspectives rise of a military society and Supporting Texts to Read: The Tale of Genji checks 5

6 Standard The Middle Ages in Western Europe to the 1500s geo, economic, social, and religious civilizations 7.35, 7.37, 7.39 are Possible Items for Identify the location and features of Europe including Alps, Annotating days Ural Mts, North European Plain, Mediterranean Sea, and North Atlantic Drift 3 possible Items Describe development of Feudalism and Manorialism, and the economic and social effects of the Black Death Demonstrate understanding of conflict and cooperation between the Papacy and European monarchs Examine the Norman Invasion, the Battle of Hastings, and the impact of the reign of William the Conqueror; the spread of Christianity Conduct a short research project explaining the significance of developments in Medieval English legal and constitutional practices causes, course, and consequences of the European Crusades and their effects on Christianity, Muslim, and Jewish populations Trace the emergence of modern economy Outline the decline of Muslim rule in the Iberian Peninsula,,, Primary Sources and to Read: excerpts from The Life of Charlemagne: The Emperor Himself, Einhard; selected accounts of the Black Death; Summa Theologica, Thomas Aquinas Primary Documents and to Consider: Frank-land : An Islamic View of the West, Al-Quazwini; Walter of Henley s Husbandry (describes manor life) checks 6

7 Standard Renaissance and Reformation origins, accomplishments, and geo diffusion of the Renaissance and historical developments of the Reformation 7.44, 7.46, 7.49, 7.53, 7.57 are Possible Items for Trace the emergence of the Renaissance Annotating days Cite Evidence in writing explaining the importance of 5 Florence, Italy and the Medici Family possible Summarize the effects and implications of the reopening of the Silk Road, Marco Polo s travels Describe how humanism led to a revival of classical Items learning, interest in arts Analyze growth and effects of dissemination information, manufacture of paper, translation of the Bible, printing; *How the Catholic counter-reformation revitalized the Catholic Church Outline advances made in literature, arts, science mathematics, cartography, engineering, human anatomy and astronomy *Reasons for growing discontent with Catholic Church Gather Relevant Information about Henry V, the Hundreds Year War, Joan of Arc Conduct a research project drawing on several resources to investigate the Tudor dynasties Explain the institution and impact of missionaries on Christianity *The heightened influence of the Catholic Church, the growth of literacy, the spread of printed books, the explosion of knowledge and the Church s reaction Locate and Identify the European regions that remained Catholic and those that became Protestant *The voyages of discovery, locations of the routes (Da Gama, Dias, Magellan) Engage effectively in collaborative discussions explaining protestant s new practices of church self-governing and Supporting Texts to Read: Ninety-Five Theses, Martin Luther; excerpts from The Travels of Marco Polo Primary Documents and to Consider: Excerpts from In Praise of Folly, Erasmus; selected pieces from William Shakespeare; the The Prince, Machiavelli checks 7

8 Possible Quarter 3 Standard The Enlightenment and Scientific Revolution historical developments of the Scientific Revolution and its lasting effect on religious, and cultural institutions. Students analyze social, and economic change as a result of the Age of Enlightenment in Europe 7 9 days No possible Items Describe the accomplishments of the Scientific Revolution upon Christian and Muslim influences *Accomplishments of major Enlightenment thinkers, Locke, Montesquieu Trace how the main ideas of the Enlightenment can be traced back to Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Greeks, Romans, and Christianity Explain origins of modern capitalism, influence of mercantilism, cottage industry; elements of market economy, international trade and market patterns Annotating,,, Primary Sources and to Read: excerpts from Two Treatises of Government, John Locke; excerpts from The Spirit of Law, Montesquieu Primary Documents and to Consider: Galileo Discovers the Moons of Jupiter, Galileo Galilei; excerpts from The Principia and The Correspondence of Isaac Newton, Sir Isaac Newton checks 8

9 Standard The Age of Exploration Compare and contrast the geo, religious, social, and economic Mesoamerican and Andean civilizations. Students analyze reasons for movement of people from Europe to the Americas, describing the impact of exploration by Europeans and American Indians days Identify the location of the Olmecs, Mayans, Aztec, and Annotating No Incas Mexico, Central America, and South America possible *the European countries responsible for North American exploration *the voyages of discovery, locations of routes, influence of Items technology exit paragraph Describe the social and political system of the Maya *artistic and oral traditions and architecture in the four civilizations using multimedia components and visual displays Create a or concept map explaining how and where each empire arose Explain the roles of peoples in Aztec and Incan societies Cite textual evidence to support analysis of impact of Mesoamerican developments Compare the varied economies and trade networks within major indigenous cultures prior to Europeans Examine impact of exchanges of plants, animals, technology, culture, ideas, and diseases among Eruope, Africa, Asia, and the Americas informational writing and Supporting Texts to Read: the journals of Christopher Columbus Primary Documents and to Consider: Indigenous Peoples of North America, James D. Torr checks Write an opinion piece with a supporting details that describes the effects of exploration on the indigenous American cultures 9

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