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Grade 7 Social Studies - Week Three

Printable Version of this lesson board in PDF format

7th grade Social Studies

Week 3 April 20 - April 26

Weekly Packet

Social Studies Objectives: Students will be able to:

  • engage in Independent Civic Action
  • describe what you think working conditions were like in other industries during Early 20th century (for ex. A factory)
  • determine the impact of the Suffrage Movement on women today recognize claims and evidence

Lessons
Lesson 1 Read “Women Who Fought...” highlighting why women thought it was important to be able to vote. Select one of the options below and enter your work into your journal to complete the lesson.  
Option 1: Ask your mother, aunt, grandmother, any female relative or friend 18 and older (keeping social distancing in mind) whether they are registered voters, if not, are they considering registering? Ask why they think voting is or is not important? Ask how they think the 19th Amendment changed America?
Option 2: Create an original poster that supports the passing of the 19th Amendment.

BrainPOP
Create a free BrainPOP account by clicking here Brain Pop
Have an adult with an email account select “Get Free Access” 
After you have created a Free family access account, Log in and search for these videos for this week – Women’s Suffrage

Lesson 2 Read “Time Machine (1902) Children Working…Coal Mines." While reading, underline all the claims the author makes and highlight the evidence the author uses to support the claims. If you are unable to print the text, write the author’s claims in your journal and create a list of evidence to use next week. A T-Chart or Cornell Notes will help you organize claims and evidence.

Independent Civic Action Project
Reflecting on social distancing as a form of civic action, continue last week's project. In a journal, write what you, your family and your community have been doing regarding social distancing.  As part of a continued civic action project, how can you still interact with your extended family, friends and community while maintaining a safe distance? Journal ideas. Using your ideas create a one or more of the following: Public Service Announcement (PSA), like a commercial, Tik-Tok, Instagram, snap, meme that will express the importance of social distancing, but not disconnecting. Be prepared to develop your ideas into future projects.

Videos
Analyze a Video: As you are analyzing the historical videos, complete the form to gain understanding towards historical evidence.
The 19th Amendment: History Channel

Lesson 3 See Independent Civic Action Project: Social Distancing. Write your responses in your journal/notebook.

 

Enrichment Activities
After completion of the assignment The Wage Gap: Junior Scholastics, interview 3 working adults about wage inequity. Ask if gender makes a difference with wages? Ask them to explain their answer. Which jobs they believe have wage inequities and why? Have they ever experienced or know someone affected by wage inequality? 
For additional background read The History of the 19th Amendment  
Current Events: https://www.cnn.com/cnn10

Assessments
Kahoot! Become an Expert on Child Rights: Watch 30 videos to answer the questions to the quiz. 

Vocabulary

Progressivism- support for or advocacy of social reform 

Suffrage- the right to vote 

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