Below, are the topics taught in 7th grade world history. You will also find the corresponding California State Standard for that unit.
This year, your student will learn about the following:
Unit One: “Medieval” History Introduction & Historical Thinking
Unit Two: The Rise of Christianity, the Fall of Rome and the Byzantine Empire (7.1)
Unit Three: Feudal Europe (7.6)
Unit Four: Arabia- the Rise and Spread of Islam (7.2)
Unit Five: The West African Empires of Ghana and Mali (7.4)
Unit Six:East Asia- China and Japan (7.3, 7.5)
Unit Seven: The Americas- Maya, Aztec and Inca (7.7)
Unit Eight: Renaissance and Protestant Reformation (7.8, 7.9)
Unit Nine: Scientific Revolution and Enlightenment (7.10 and 7.11)
Unit Ten: The Era of Exploration (7.11)
With each of these units of study we will spend time discussing the many aspects of culture. This includes music, art, literature, religion (Christianity, Islam, Buddhism, Judaism, and Native American tribal religions), government, social structure, geography, and economics.