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7th Grade Social Studies
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Africa, Southwest Asia (Middle East), Southern and Eastern Asia
Seventh grade is the second year of a two year World Area Studies course. Seventh grade students study Africa and Asia. The goal of this two year course is to acquaint middle
school students with the world in which they live. The geography domain includes both physical and human geography. Theintent 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. (Taken from georgiastandards.org)