7th Grade Accelerated Social Studies

7th Grade Accelerated Social Studies (04020742)

Length:  Year

Format:  Meets Daily

Description:  The Radnor Middle School Accelerated Seventh (7th) Grade Social Studies course analyzes the development of civilizations from the beginning of pre-history through the development of river and trade civilizations, the ancient empires, and the Age of Exploration.  This writing-intensive course utilizes a variety of primary source documents, advanced supplemental readings, complex comparative analyses of current events, and an extensive research project on a historical topic from world history using primary and secondary sources.  This course is designed to provide appropriate academic rigor to advanced students.  The curriculum was created in accordance with Pennsylvania Core State Standards and the Pennsylvania Academic Standards for Social Studies:  Civics and Government, Economics, History, and Geography.