Mr. Dustin Lane
7th Grade Social Studies



    Seventh grade is a year World Area Studies course. Seventh grade students study Map Skills, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia. The goal of this course is to acquaint middle school students with the world in which they live. The geography domain includes both physical and human geography. The intent of the geography domain is for students to begin to grasp the importance geography plays in their everyday lives. The government/civics domain focuses on selected types of government found in the various areas in order to help students begin to understand the variety of governments in the world. The economics domain builds on the K-5 economics; however, the focus shifts from the United States to how other countries answer the basic questions of economics. The history domain focuses primarily on significant events in each region from the twentieth and twenty-first centuries. 

Content will follow the Georgia Performance Standards. (GPS)