Mrs. Lee's Social Studies Class

7th grade social studies


Monday-U.S Involvement Gallery Walk and Assessment

Tuesday-Complete Map of Africa

Wednesday-Biome Map of Africa

Thursday -Biome/population distribution presentation and graphic organizer

Friday-African geography task card challenge and map quiz

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Monday-Par vs Pres review by playing “Shake it off” game, start gov rap

Tuesday-No School

Wed-Finish Gov rap, Start government chart for Turkey, Israel and Saudi Arabia

Thursday- finish chart, start comprehension questions

Friday-Review Guide


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Unit IV Government Independent Assisgnment

Independent Learning Performance Task
Directions: You are going to create a Prezi, commercial (IMOVIE or MovieMaker), or other type of media presentation that shows your deep understanding of the government of your OWN COUNTRY! That’s right, you are going to create your own independent country.
What to include:
• You must title your country. It must reflect the culture of the country you are creating.
• You must create a flag for your country that represents the culture and identity of your country
• You must create a form of government for your country. You must pick from Monarchy, Theocracy, Presidential Democracy, Parliamentary Democracy, Constitutional Monarchy or Dictatorship.
• You must correctly identify the leader
• You must correctly demonstrate how the leader gains power
• You must correctly explain how the citizens in your country will participate, is it autocratic, democratic or oligarchic?
(Make sure your government leader and citizen participation and other freedoms/rules match the form of government you chose)
• You must create a constitution for your country. It has to include 10 fundamental rights. (YOU can have fun here, but also think what rights you think people should have)

Essentially you are creating a “GUIDE” for your country. You are explaining the details of your country so that visitors will know what to expect upon their arrival to your country. Along with your guide you are creating a 2 minute commercial that advertises your country so other people will know about it.

Check out to see what type of information countries post about their country as a starting point. When you visit the page click the “Country Information” heading at the top and select a country to read about.

Also look at the as another resource to understand the type of information I am looking for.

The goal is for you to design a FUN, CREATIVE AND ENTERTAINNING presentation that informs people about your country. Have FUN WITH IT! YOU ARE NOW THE LEADER of your OWN country. DESIGN it! Put yourself in a leader’s shoes and decide how you would lead and what you would want the ideal country to have.


_____ Warm up 11/5/18-11/9/18
_____ I have completed all the above information
_____ My final guidebook copy is typed
_____ My final guidebook copy is printed
_____ My commercial/presentation is emailed to Ms. Lee
_____Guidebook Due date 11/15/18
_____Commercial Presentation due Wednesday 11/15/18
_____ Script for commercial due FRIDAY 11/9/18


Printable doc of directions Unit IV GOV independent Assignment 2018-ppp7m9

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Monday-Complete Study Guide for UNit III

Tuesday-Play review game

Wednesday-Take Unit III Assessment

Thursday-Unit IV pre test, Start Gov unit-complete SW Asia Government anticipation Guide , Start Parliamentary vs Presidential Democracies Venn Diagram

Friday-Finish Parm vs Pres Venn Diagram, play shake it off game

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Specialization video for 10/4/18

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Independent Economic Assignment Materials

Activating Strategies

Blank Lesson Plan Template

Independent Economic Assignment

Summarizing Strategies

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Creation of Israel DBQ Materials

1st and 6th periods


Background Essay

Background Essay Questions


Document Analysis Sheet

2nd, 3rd, 7th periods


Background Essay

Background Essay


Doc Analysis Sheet

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Conference Week 2018 -MS. Lee’s HOMEROOM ONLY

Please use the following link to confirm a conference time that is most convenient for you. Thank you! 


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Mon-Isreali/Arab Conflict Looking through the Lens Activity

Tuesday-Finish looking through the Lens and complete Creation of Israel Quiz

Wed-CoGAT and IOWA testing -review guide

Thursday-review game

Friday-review guide or review game depending on which classes are seen


Study Guide

TEST WILL BE MONDAY OR TUESDAY depending on testing schedule. Please be prepared 🙂

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Tuesday-The break up story and why the Ottoman Empire broke apart

Ottoman Empire Cloze 2nd, 3rd, 7th     Ottoman Empire Cloze 1st and 6th

Wednesday-Ottoman Empire Storyboard OE story board-2e0htmb

Thursday-Creation of Israel Creation of Israel Notes-wsqz4z

Friday-Creation of Israel Player Card               Israel Birth Announcement-    Choose one to complete

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