Seventh Grade Social Studies Standard Course of Study
1. Goal 1/Obj. 1.01
I can use the five themes of geography to analyze different cultures.
2. Goal 1/Obj. 1.02
I can use geographic tools such as maps, globes and charts to answer questions.
3. Goal 2/Obj. 2.01
I can explain how physical characteristics such as landforms and climate influence cultures.
4. Goal 2/Obj. 2.02
I can investigate how environmental characteristics such as resources, climate and landforms influence where people live.
5. Goal 3/Obj. 3.02
I can explain the importance of human actions and the impact they have on the environment.
6. Goal 4/Obj. 4.01 and 4.02
I can describe how and why people, goods and ideas move.
7. Goal 9/Obj. 9.02
I can compare and contrast different types of government.
8. Goal 10/Obj. 11.01
I can identify the culture traits such as language, religion, family, ethnic identities, etc...
9. Goal 11/Obj. 11.02
I can describe/list the basic wants and needs of all people.
10. Goal 1/Obj. 1.03
I can use geographic tools to compare and contrast information about different countries inAfrica, Asia and
11. Goal 2/ Obj. 2.01
I can explain how physical characteristics such as landforms and climate influenced thedevelopment of cultures in
12. Goal 2/Obj. 2.02
I can investigate how resources, climate and landforms influence where people live and how they impact the environment.
13. Goal 4/Obj. 4.03
I can understand cultural diffusion and important cultural ideas that influenced the people of
13. Goal 7/Obj. 7.01
I can list historical events that have influenced
14. Goal 7/Obj. 7.02
I can recognize the causes and effects of major historical events in
15. Goal 8/Obj. 8.01
I can name key historical people that have greatly influenced events in
16. Goal 11/Obj. 11.04
I can identify examples of economic, political and social changes that have impacted the cultures of
17 Goal 12/Obj. 12.01
I can understand the major belief systems in