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Social Studies 7

April 27, 2021

The Instructor for this course is Leona McLeod

Course History

First Offered in 2016

Developed by Lisa Choquette

Curriculum Guide

This course is designed to fulfill the curricular objectives of the Saskatchewan Grade 7 Social Studies curriculum.  It is divided into 4 units of study, each with readings, videos, and activities of their own.  Within each unit, you will be asked to complete assignments, quizzes and exams. There are also a variety of links to videos, websites, and other media provided. 36 week course.

Course Information

Unit 1 – Interactions and Interdependence

What is globalization and how does it affect Canada and our circumpolar and Pacific Rim neighbors?

Time: 8 weeks

Assessment: 5 submitted assignments, 5 quizzes and 1 unit exam

Unit 2 – Dynamic Relationships

In this unit, we will use maps to analyze human habitats and how these environmental regions can impact relationships.

Time: 10 weeks

Assessment: 8 submitted assignments, 11 quizzes and 1 unit exam

Unit 3 – Power and Authority

How are different countries governed?  Who has power and authority within these countries?  What do these governments look like?

Time: 9 weeks

Assessment: 4 submitted assignments, 8 quizzes and 1 unit exam

Unit 4 – Resources and Wealth

How do resources and goods get from one person to another?  How do these economies impact the environment?

Time: 7 weeks

Assessment: 5 submitted assignments, 3 quizzes and 1 unit exam.

This outline has a built in 2 week flexibility so time can be added to units which may take longer than stated or for extra study time..

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