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7th Soc. St. - Core Concepts

Core Concepts Pt. 1: History and Geography

Read pgs. 2 - 17

Core Concepts Pt. 2: Citizenship and Economics

Read pgs. 20 - 39

Core Concepts Pt. 3: Culture Resource Guide

Read pgs. 40 - 51

Assignment  Pg. 5: 1+2, Pg. 7: 1+2

Please use blue or black ink and complete sentences answers.

1. How do people organize time?

2. If you created a timeline of everything you did yesterday, what would you choose to be the first event? What would be the last event? How would you decide which events are important enough to include on the timeline?

1.  What is a primary source?

2.  How does the secondary source quoted above (pg. 7) help you understand the primary source quoted at the left?

Assignment: Pg. 9: 1+2, Pg. 11: 1+2

Please use blue or black ink and complete sentences to answer each question.

1. What do archaeologists do?

2. How do archaeology and anthropology help us understand the past?

1.  What are the five themes of geography? (list on the back)

2.  What is the difference between your hometown’s location and your hometown as a place?

 

Pg. 21: 1+2, Pg. 23: 1+2

Please use blue or black ink and complete sentences to answer each question.

1. How do constitutions limit the powers of government?

2. How do limited and unlimited governments differ?

1.  What are states, city-states, and nation-states?

2.  Which form of government relies most on its citizens?  Explain the answer.

 

Pg. 25: 1-2, Pg. 27: 1-2

Please use blue or black ink and complete sentences to answer each question.

1. What are the three branches of government?

2. What are three key democratic principles?

1.  What are the main source of American citizens’ basic rights?

2. How do the roles and responsibilities of citizens vary between democratic and nondemocratic countries?

 

Pg. 33: 1-2, Pg. 35: 1-2

Please use blue or black ink and complete sentences to answer each question.

1. Write a one sentence summary for each of these economies:

traditional –

command –

market -

2. What is one possible advantage of the free-market system?

1.  How might geography affect the locations of economic activities?

2. How might scarcity encourage international trade and make countries interdependent?

 

Pg. 43: 1 + 2

Please use blue or black ink and complete sentences to answer each question.

1. Does every country form a single culture region?  Explain the answer given.

2.  What are some elements of the cultural landscapes in the area where your school is located?

 

Pg. 49: 1 + 2

Please use blue or black ink and complete sentences to answer each question.

1. What are science and technology?

2.  How might technology change culture in the future?  Explain the answer given.