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Seventh Grade Lesson Plans for History and Social Studies Subjects

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This TV newscast lesson will bring the American Revolution, and your students, to life or at least to tape

  Title – An American Revolution Newscast By – Erin Lynch Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subject – Computers & Internet Grade Level – 5-7 Objectives: 1. The students will work in groups to ultimately produce a news program together. 2. …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7  

“Come to my Country” brochures are created in this geography lesson

  Title – Come to My Country By – Susan Stolley Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Grade Level – 7 Name_________________________ Create a brochure that would attract tourists to a country in the Middle East. The purpose is to …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grade:

7  

This electoral college lesson focuses on representation in democracies

  Title – U.S. Representation /Electoral College By – Kevin Flynn Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Math, Language Arts Grade Level – 7-8 Group Participants: 8th Grade M/F Time: 2 lessons: 2 Hours, with 3 page written/oral report due …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

7, 8  

This idea involves Research, Writing and creating a Time Capsule covering the 20th Century

Title – Millennium By – Karen Richau Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: To make us more aware of the changes that have occurred over the past one hundred years. Materials/Resources: Internet Historical documents Other media sources/magazines/books …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Here students study multimedia persuasion techniques and use them to create Photo Story 3 advertisements

Title – Improving Multimedia Literacy Skills Using Photo Story 3 By – Emily Moore Primary Subject – Computers / Internet Secondary Subjects – Language Arts, Social Studies, Music, Art, Grade Level – Grades 5-8  Concept/Topic to Teach: Deliberate juxtaposition of images, sound, …

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Subjects:

Art, Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

Students create a medieval crusade journal here after reading a story about Queen Eleanor of Aquitaine

Title – Crusade Journal By – Helen Venosdel Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8 Objective: After reading Queen Eleanor: Independent Spirit of the Medieval World by Polly S. Brooks, students will create a diary/travelogue …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Students love this Earth Day Jeopardy game activity (Special Ed – 3-12)

Title – Earth Day Jeopardy By – Julia Bishop Primary Subject – Science Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Language Arts Grade Level – 3-7, Special Ed Concept: Earth Day Jeopardy is a great cross-curricular ecology lesson (reading, social studies and science) that …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Science, Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7  

This lesson is for creating a PowerPoint Presentation on the Revolutionary War

Title – American Revolutionary War PowerPoint Presentation By – Michelle Anderson Subject – Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers Grade Level – 5th – 8th Materials: Microsoft PowerPoint, reference materials for the Revolutionary War (this could easily be adapted to any unit of …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

To demonstrate their Civil War knowledge, students write a diary entry or letter from the period, in this lesson

  Title – Civil War Diaries and Letters By – Andrea Smith Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Language Arts Grade Level – 6-8 Goals: Students will learn about the various effects that the Civil War had on people. They …

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Subjects:

Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Another Geography lesson on ideas and culture

Michelle Hofmann FINDING YOUR SPOT IN THE WORLD 6th through 8 th grade September 10, 1996, 30 minutes each day, Performance Expectations: Students will be able to understand how movement of people brings ideas and changes into a country or neighborhood. Students …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Students create a topic specific newspaper here using a template

Title – Create a Newspaper By – Scot Booth Primary Subject – Language Arts Secondary Subjects – Math, Social Studies, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 4 – 7 Introduction: This fun, student-centered activity allows you to differentiate, while students practice research …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7  

A daily spreadsheet is involved in this “Stock Market Game”

  Title – The Stock Market By – Nicole Primary Subject – Math Secondary Subjects – Social Studies, Language Arts, Computers / Internet Grade Level – 6 – 8 STOCK MARKET GAME Each group will be given $1,000 to spend how they …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Language Arts, Math, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Students report on one of the five U.S. land regions in this lesson

  Title – U.S. Land Regions Project By – Scott Jamison Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art, Language Arts Grade Level – 7th Students will research one of the 5 U.S. land regions. Coastal Plain   Appalachian Region   …

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Subjects:

Art, Language Arts, Social Studies  

Grade:

7  

This well-developed idea uses a museum analogy to explain “What will we be learning this year”

  Title – Our Classroom is Like a Museum By – Heidi Willard Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 6-8  When introducing social studies at the beginning of the year, students always want to know what exactly are we going …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

A Family Tree with Photos created on computers using scanners is the outcome of this lesson idea

Title – Family Trees By – Lessonplans.com.au Subject – Social Studies, Computers & Internet Grade Level – 6-8 1. Have your students find pictures or photos of their family at home. 2. Ask them to bring in their photos and pictures for …

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Subjects:

Computers & Internet, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

Get your War of 1812 Review Strategies here!

  Title – War of 1812 By – Angela Ferris Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – Grade 7 Pre-assessment Students are able to work well in groups   Student are fairly confident in content area   Students have completed all …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grade:

7  

Students learn the concept of community in this well-developed photography “about me” project

Title – Exploring Community through Photography By – Carol McRae Primary Subject – Social Studies Secondary Subjects – Art Grade Level – 6-8  Objective: To explore the concept of community through images and words. The students will become familiar with definitions of …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

6, 7, 8  

“Deep Sea Exploration” is a history unit wrap-up or introductory activity

Title – Deep Sea Exploration By – Toby Anderson Primary Subject – Social Studies Grade Level – 5-8 Introduction: This lesson plan is an adaptation of a lesson plan found in the 5th Grade Level “History Alive” textbook. I adapted this lesson …

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Subject:

Social Studies  

Grades:

5, 6, 7, 8  

“Look, Listen & Learn” is a composers and history lesson that can be taught without saying a word!

  Title – Look, Listen, and Learn By – Susie Primary Subject – Music Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 3rd- 7th OBJECTIVE: To introduce students to great music without saying a word. (This works great for those times when …

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Subjects:

Music, Social Studies  

Grades:

3, 4, 5, 6, 7  

In this idea for Coping with Terrorism, students make a Flag from Sept. 11th Newspaper Clippings

Title – Newspaper Flag By – Kevin Fugate Primary Subject – Art Secondary Subjects – Social Studies Grade Level – 4-8 For this lesson you will need the following: Newspapers Glue, liquid or stick copier paper, letter size scissors What you need …

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Subjects:

Art, Social Studies  

Grades:

4, 5, 6, 7, 8  

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