Grade 7 - History and Geography

History and Geography 7 (Credit: 1.00)

This course is broad in scope, providing middle school students with a comprehensive overview of the social sciences including history and geography. Students begin the course by defining history and geography and their relationship to humanity over the ages. Students will also examine the many social science disciplines including social behavior, markets and competition, politics, economics, and anthropology. As a part of a complete learning management system, Ignitia 7th Grade History and Geography is a self-directed course infused with technology-based lessons, tools, and exercises to enrich learning for students, and streamline instruction and administrative tasks for teachers. Like all Ignitia courses, Bible verses (KJV) and biblical references support the development of a Christian worldview and encourage practical Christian living.

Fun and engaging, this class is delivered entirely online, allowing students to work both in and out of the classroom at a pace that best suited for their individual learning styles. Through an examination of society from a Christian point of view, they will learn about the way humanity has been shaped by the world around them and the events of the past. Critical thinking skills and digital literacy are also emphasized. The course units include text-based lessons, on and off computer exercises, special projects, learning games, quizzes, and tests that appeal to today's digital generation and help teachers to evaluate progress and mastery of the materials. Ignitia 7th Grade History and Geography enriches the educational experience for Christian school students and sparks a passion for learning.

Throughout the course, students will explore the following topics:
  • History Defined
  • Geography Defined
  • U.S. History and Geography
  • Anthropology
  • Sociology
  • U.S. Anthropology
  • Economics
  • Political Science
  • State Economics and Politics