7th Grade Social Studies


Standard 2: History

SST-07.2

BPSS-SST logoStandard 2:

Important Historical Events

Students understand important historical events.

Narrative for the Important Historical Events

In the future this will contain narratives and other information about the Standard.

Calculation Method for Standards

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SST-07.2.01

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: History

SST-07.2.01 Identify major historical events and issues (e.g., conflicts and resolutions, natural resources) within regions of the world and their impact.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify causes, effects, and time frame of the major historical events in reference to the country being studied.
  • I can identify the causes of the major historical event in reference to the country being studied.
  • I can identify the effects of the major historical event in reference to the country being studied.
  • I can identify the time frame of the major historical event in reference to the country being studied.  

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain the impact of a major historical event in the region being studied.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can compare the history, government, and culture of early American civilizations.
  • I can explain the significant cultural principles of major countries of the Western Hemisphere.
  • I can explain the significant historical events of major countries of Western Hemisphere.

Proficiency Scale

Click here to view the United States proficiency scale.

Click here to view the Canada proficiency scale. 

Click here to view the Central America proficiency scale.

Click here to view the South America proficiency scale.

Resources

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Vocabulary - Provided by individual teacher

 


SST-07.2.02

7th Grade SST Targeted Benchmarks
Standard 2: History

SST-07.2.02 Describe events and issues (e.g., natural resources, energy resources, wars/conflicts, religion) affecting the world today.

Student Learning Targets:

Knowledge Targets

  • I can identify current issues.

Reasoning Targets

  • I can explain both sides of a current issue and give an opinion supported by facts.

Skills (Performance) Targets

  • I can use current and varied resources to answer questions about current events and issues.

Proficiency Scale

Score   Description: SST-07.2.2 Describe events and issues (e.g., natural resources, energy resources, wars/conflicts, religion) affecting the world today. Sample Activity
4.0 In addition to Score 3.0, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding more complex material that go beyond end of instruction expectations. -
  3.5 In addition to Score 3.0 performance, the student demonstrates in-depth inferences and applications regarding the more complex content with partial success.
3.0

The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding any of the information and processes that were end of instruction expectations.

The student can:

  • explain both sides of a current issue and give an opinion supported by facts.

The student exhibits no major errors or omissions.

-Domestic (economy, immigration, education)

-Foreign affairs (war, international aid)

-Health issues (Ebola, obesity, school lunch)

-Environmental issues (natural resources, oil boom)
  2.5 The student demonstrates no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and partial knowledge of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).
2.0

There are no major errors or omissions regarding the simpler details and processes as the student:

  • identifies a current issue and provides a general explanation of it.

However, the student exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and processes.

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  1.5 The student demonstrates partial knowledge of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but exhibits major errors or omissions regarding the more complex ideas and procedures (Score 3.0 content).
1.0 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) and some of the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content). -
  0.5 With help, the student demonstrates a partial understanding of some of the simpler details and processes (Score 2.0 content) but not the more complex ideas and processes (Score 3.0 content).

Resources

Websites - Provided by individual teacher

Vocabulary - Provided by individual teacher