Florida Standards (NGSSS) 7th Grade Social Studies Activities
Printable Seventh Grade Social Studies Worksheets and Study Guides.
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FL.LACC.RH.68. Reading Standards for Literacy in History/Social Studies
Craft and Structure
LACC.68.RH.2.4. Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including vocabulary specific to domains related to history/social studies.
LACC.68.RH.2.5. Describe how a text presents information (e.g., sequentially, comparatively, causally).
Range of Reading and Level of Text Complexity
LACC.68.RH.4.10. By the end of grade 8, read and comprehend history/social studies texts in the grades 6-8 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
FL.SS.7.C. Civics and Government
SS.7.C.1. Demonstrate an understanding of the origins and purposes of government, law, and the American political system.
SS.7.C.1.2. Trace the impact that the Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, and Thomas Paine's ''Common Sense'' had on colonists' views of government.
SS.7.C.1.3. Describe how English policies and responses to colonial concerns led to the writing of the Declaration of Independence.
SS.7.C.1.4. Analyze the ideas (natural rights, role of the government) and complaints set forth in the Declaration of Independence.
SS.7.C.1.5. Identify how the weaknesses of the Articles of Confederation led to the writing of the Constitution.
SS.7.C.1.6. Interpret the intentions of the Preamble of the Constitution.
SS.7.C.1.8. Explain the viewpoints of the Federalists and the Anti-Federalists regarding the ratification of the Constitution and inclusion of a bill of rights.
SS.7.C.2. Evaluate the roles, rights, and responsibilities of United States citizens, and determine methods of active participation in society, government, and the political system.
SS.7.C.2.13. Examine multiple perspectives on public and current issues.
SS.7.C.2.4. Evaluate rights contained in the Bill of Rights and other amendments to the Constitution.
SS.7.C.2.5. Distinguish how the Constitution safeguards and limits individual rights.
SS.7.C.2.6. Simulate the trial process and the role of juries in the administration of justice.
SS.7.C.2.8. Identify America's current political parties, and illustrate their ideas about government.
SS.7.C.3. Demonstrate an understanding of the principles, functions, and organization of government.
SS.7.C.3.1. Compare different forms of government (direct democracy, representative democracy, socialism, communism, monarchy, oligarchy, autocracy).
SS.7.C.3.11. Diagram the levels, functions, and powers of courts at the state and federal levels.
SS.7.C.3.13. Compare the constitutions of the United States and Florida.
SS.7.C.3.14. Differentiate between local, state, and federal governments' obligations and services.
SS.7.C.3.2. Compare parliamentary, federal, confederal, and unitary systems of government.
SS.7.C.3.3. Illustrate the structure and function (three branches of government established in Articles I, II, and III with corresponding powers) of government in the United States as established in the Constitution.
SS.7.C.3.5. Explain the Constitutional amendment process.
SS.7.C.3.6. Evaluate Constitutional rights and their impact on individuals and society.
SS.7.C.3.7. Analyze the impact of the 13th, 14th, 15th, 19th, 24th, and 26th amendments on participation of minority groups in the American political process.
SS.7.C.3.8. Analyze the structure, functions, and processes of the legislative, executive, and judicial branches.
SS.7.C.4. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues in world affairs, and evaluate the role and impact of United States foreign policy.
SS.7.C.4.1. Differentiate concepts related to United States domestic and foreign policy.
SS.7.C.4.2. Recognize government and citizen participation in international organizations.
SS.7.C.4.3. Describe examples of how the United States has dealt with international conflicts.
SS.7.E.1. Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the development of a market economy.
SS.7.E.1.1. Explain how the principles of a market and mixed economy helped to develop the United States into a democratic nation.
SS.7.E.1.2. Discuss the importance of borrowing and lending in the United States, the government's role in controlling financial institutions, and list the advantages and disadvantages of using credit.
SS.7.E.1.3. Review the concepts of supply and demand, choice, scarcity, and opportunity cost as they relate to the development of the mixed market economy in the United States.
SS.7.E.1.4. Discuss the function of financial institutions in the development of a market economy.
SS.7.E.1.5. Assess how profits, incentives, and competition motivate individuals, households, and businesses in a free market economy.
SS.7.E.2. Understand the fundamental concepts relevant to the institutions, structure, and functions of a national economy.
SS.7.E.2.1. Explain how federal, state, and local taxes support the economy as a function of the United States government.
SS.7.E.2.2. Describe the banking system in the United States and its impact on the money supply.
SS.7.E.2.4. Identify entrepreneurs from various gender, social, and ethnic backgrounds who started a business seeking to make a profit.
SS.7.E.2.5. Explain how economic institutions impact the national economy.
SS.7.E.3. Understand the fundamental concepts and interrelationships of the United States economy in the international marketplace.
SS.7.E.3.1. Explain how international trade requires a system for exchanging currency between and among nations.
SS.7.G.1. Understand how to use maps and other geographic representations, tools, and technology to report information.
SS.7.G.1.3. Interpret maps to identify geopolitical divisions and boundaries of places in North America.
SS.7.G.4. Understand the characteristics, distribution, and migration of human populations.
SS.7.G.4.1. Use geographic terms and tools to explain cultural diffusion throughout North America.
SS.7.G.4.2. Use maps and other geographic tools to examine the importance of demographics within political divisions of the United States.
SS.7.G.5. Understand how human actions can impact the environment.
SS.7.G.5.1. Use a choropleth or other map to geographically represent current information about issues of conservation or ecology in the local community.
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