Semester Review

Middle School Social Studies

Semester Review

 

The Semester Exam on December 18 will cover five of the following areas from this past semester including:

  1.  First Quarter Foundations. (Ancient Greece & Rome, John Locke, Montesquieu, Magna Carta, English Bill of Rights, Mayflower Compact, Early Colonial Governments, Declaration of Independence, Articles of Confederation, and State Constitutions)
  2. The Constitutional Convention. Consult the following website for online access to the packet we have used in class (pages 56-104). https://cms.springbranchisd.com/Portals/241/teachers/vergultm1/BZ-4118_Constitution.pdf?ver=2011-02-28-092221-623
  3. The U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights (Amendments I-X). The following resources is an online interactive document. http://constitutioncenter.org/interactive-constitution
  4. The Class Copy of the Chicken Middle Constitution (Business Agreement). Every student should have access to the shared google document created by the class and or a paper copy. 
  5. CNN Student News & Current Events. Only topics discussed in class will be used in the exam.


The Exam will be in four parts:

  1. Multiple Choice - Recall 
  2. Fill In the Black Definitions - Skills & Concepts
  3. Short Answer - Analysis and Explanation
  4. Essay - Evaluation, Design, and or Create