7th Grade Social Studies Power Standards
Holocaust - Students will understand the importance of remembering genocide.
History Day - Students can create a historical narrative based on history research
War with Mexico - Students will understand origins of tensions between the United States and Mexico.
Slavery and Emancipation - Students will understand origins of racial tensions in the United States.
Gilded Age - Students will make connections between immigrant labor then and now
World War One - Students will understand how the United States became a world superpower
Civil Rights Movement - Students will teach their peers a lesson on an example of Civil Rights activism (African American and Hispanic)
Supreme Court Cases - Students will reenact a landmark Supreme Court Case and explain its impact on U.S. society.