Syllabus

  ANCIENT HISTORY

  • About the Course

    The 7th grade social studies is a course in which students take an interactive survey of the beginnings of the human story. Through examination of historical events and as they explore the great early civilizations of Egypt and the Near East, India, China, Greece, and Rome. Students will discover the secrets of these ancient cultures that continue to influence the modern world. By linking the past to the present, students develop an appreciation of and understanding of ancient cultures.

     

    Timeline of History

    • Early Humans & the Rise of Civilization
      • Chapters 1-5
    • Ancient Egypt & the Middle East
      • Chapters 7, 8, 9, & 11
    • Ancient Greece
      • Chapters 26-30
    • Ancient Rome
      • Chapters 32-34

     

    Responsibility & Preparation 

    1. Come prepared with all the required materials for the day. Don't be late!
    2. Be respectful of all classmates. There will be no tolerance of disrespect or bullying of any kind. All school rules will be followed.
    3. Work should be turned in on its due date. Late work will lose points on a per-day-late basis. 

     

     Policy for Absences & Grades

    Work assignments will be updated weekly (warm-ups/exit cards, in-class assignments, participation, and assessments). Please check grades regularly and feel free to ask me any questions that you might have about a particular grade.

    If you are absent, you are responsible for completing your make-up work

    If you know you are going to be absent beforehand, you should ask me for your make-up work before the absence.

    This can be done before or after school or via e-mail.

      

    Electronic Device Policy

    Electronic devices should not be out during class, unless otherwise instructed by the teacher or with permission.