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DESCRIPTION7 th Grade Social Studies. Warm-Ups. Warm up 1 Day 1. List 3 changes that occurred in your life since moving from elementary school to middle school? Hw Make a chart of your lunch or dinner and the country that each item comes from. Day 2. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation
7th Grade Social StudiesWarm-Ups
Warm up 1 Day 1List 3 changes that occurred in your life since moving from elementary school to middle school?
Hw Make a chart of your lunch or dinner and the country that each item comes from.
Day 2Warm up 2 Write a paragraph about how school has changed since leaving elementary school.
Day 3Warm up 3 Write a paragraph about what you remember about Hurricane Katrina?
Day 4Warm up 4 Answer the following:What are your favorite foods?What kind of music do you like?What kind of movies do you like?What type of traditions does your family use to celebrate birthdays?
Day 5Warm up 5 Write the 8 concepts (connecting themes) for the year
Day 6Warm up 6 Map Study, pp. 459 and 460 The World and Its People
Day 7Warm up 7 Graphic Study p. 461
Day 8Warm up 8 Place Location Activity p. 480
Warm up 9 Day 9
Although Judaism, Islam, and Christianity are similar, one key difference is their patriarchal leader their view on Jesus Christ they have a place of worship Jerusalem is sacred to Christianity alone The religions of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity all have which characteristic in common?a. sectsb. polytheistic c. monotheisticd. ethnic groups
Day 10Warm up 10: use your book to define ethnic groupread p. 81 in your book and write the names of the two largest ethnic minority groups in the United StatesWhich of these is an ethnic group?a. Kurdb. Muslimc. Christiand. Jordanian
Day 11Warm up 11 Write the key term that completes each sentence:
-caliph sunnis Shiites mosque Quran
1. The Muslim holy book is called the ______________.2. The ______ believed that Muhammads son in law should succeed him.3. After Muhammad died, the followers chose a _________ to lead him.4. Each _____ was a house of worship and a school.5. According to the _____ the Umayyad dynasty was the rightful caliphs
Warmup 12 Day 12 Applying Map Skills, p. 81, Analyzing the Chart pp. 82-83
Day 13Warm up 13 What effect does a countrys literacy rate have on the people?
An increase in literacy rate leads to ________?a. a lower urban populationb. a higher infant mortality ratec. an increase in the standard of livingd. an increase in the agricultural labor force
Day 13Which is essential to a successful democratic government?
a. participating citizensb. three branches of governmentc. unitary distribution of powerd. selection of prime minister by heredity
Day 14Warm up 14 Place Location Activity p. 530
Day 15Warm up 15 Complete chapter map to prepare for unit 2 test
Day 16Warm up 16 Place location Activity p. 110, Analyzing the Graph and Chart p. 88The Strait of Hormuz connects the Persian Gulf with the a. Red Sea b. Mediterranean Sea c. Black Sea d. Arabian Sea
Day 17Warm up 17 Applying Map Skills pp. 503, 509, and 511
Day 18Warm up 18: Section 3 Assessment, p. 516, 2-6, 8
Day 19Warm up 19: Reviewing the main idea p. 530, 11-16
Warm up 20: Day 20Which statement about OPEC today is true?a. it sets the price of all consumer goodsb. it includes Canada and Venezuelac. it sets the laws governing fishing in the Atlantic Oceand. it sets the price of oil
Day 20 continued2. OPEC is made up of 15 nations that support American expansion in SW Asia support democracy in SW Asia have large oil reserves have large automobile industries.
A person who supports the Law of Return would MOST LIKELY agree with which of these statements?
a. it is important for all Jewish people to have a homelandb. it is important for a Jewish state to carefully select its citizensc. it is important for all Jewish people to agree with one anotherd. it is important for all Jewish people to not live in Israel
Day 20 continuedWhich SW Asian country relies MOSTLY on some aspects of a command economy?
a. Jordanb. Israelc. Egyptd. Saudi Arabia
Day 20Which SW Asian country relies MOSTLY on some aspects of a command economy?
a. Jordanb. Israelc. Egyptd. Saudi Arabia
Day 21Warm up 21: Read p. 498 in your book and make a list of 3 things that you learned
Day 22Warm up 22: Analyzing a Graph p. 514, Standardized Test Practice p. 497
Warm up 25: Day 25
1. A person who supports the Law of Return would MOST LIKELY agree with which of these statements?a. It is important for all Jewish people to have a homelandb. It is important for a Jewish state to carefully select its citizensc. It is important for all Jewish people to agree with one another d. It is important for all Jewish people to not live in Israel
Day 252. Which of the following was the religion of the Ottoman Empire?
A, ChristianityB. IslamC. JudaismD. Taoism
Day 253. The division between Shia and Sunni Muslims is?
A. over who should control IranB. over who should be Muhammads successorC. over whether Muhammad is a descendant of Jesus Christ?D. over whether Muslims should wipe out other religions
Day 254. Which religion do most people in SW Asia practice?
a. Christianityb. Judaismc. Islamd. Buddhism
Day 26Warm up 26: Applying Map Skills pp. 509 and 511
Warm up 27: Day 27
1. The govt. of Iran today is based upon Islamic law. Which term BEST describes a government based upon religion?a. democracyb. theocracy c. aristocracyd. monarchy
Day 272. Which sect of Islam believes that its leader should be a direct descendent of Muhammad?A. Shia B. SunniC. KurdD. Judaic
Day 273. The Strait of Hormuz connects the Persian Gulf with thea. Red Seab. Mediterranean Seac. Black Sead. Arabian Sea
Day 274. Which is the MOST LIKELY reason that there are continuing conflicts between Israel and its Arab neighbors?a. Israel has nuclear weaponsb. Both want control of the Jordan Riverc. There are no oil reserves in Israeld. Arabs and Israelis want the same land *
Warm up 28: Day 28
1. The Ottoman Empire helped spread which religion?a. Judaismb. Hinduc. Islam d. Christianity
Day 282. Which statement BEST describes many of the Persian Gulf countries today?a. They are overcrowdedb. The lack adequate housingc. They have major oil depositsd. They are agricultural centers
Day 283. Most SW Asian Jews live in which nation?a. Israel b. Iranc. Italyd. Northern Africa
Day 284. Which statement about SW Asia today is true?a. Only a few different ethnic groups live thereb. The majority of its residents are Arabsc. It has very good literacy ratesd. Much of its economy is based on tourism
Day 29Warm up 29 Literacy rates in SW Asia have risen dramatically in the 20th century. Which of the following is the MOST LIKELY result of the rising literacy rates?a. The economy will improve. b. The unemployment rate will also rise.c. The birth rate will soar.d. Ethnic groups will stop fighting.
Day 30List the five themes of geography.
What are the two types of location?Describe the relative location of your seat in the class. What two types of characteristics describe a place?Describe why England and the United States can be a part of the same region?
Day 31Name the capitals for the following three countries: Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Israel.
What animals are known as 'ships of the desert'?
What mountain range lies in southwestern Iran?
The Rub al Khali is a desert in Saudi Arabia. What does Rub al Khali mean?
What countries border Iraq?