John Martin

John Martin

Welcome to 7th Grade

Welcome to 7th grade social studies.  My name is Mr. Martin and I will be teaching you history by taking you on a wild ride through some of history's most intriguing time periods.  We will use websites, textbooks, videos, webquests, google earth, and other sources to help bring these stories of history alive and keep you interested in our past.  I look forward to teaching you and providing you with the knowledge that will help you understand the impact of past events in history.   
Topics Covered:
  • Early American Civilizations
  • Trade and Conflict in Europe
  • Crusades
  • Black Death
  • Renaissance
  • Age of Exploration
  • Conquistadors'
  • Spanish America
  • Elizabethan England
  • Colonization of the New World
  • Colonial growth and conflict 

Tips for Success in Social Studies

  • Be prepared daily (pencil, notebooks, folder/binder)
  • Ask questions before, during, or after class
  • Take materials home and review what was taught each day
  • Review your assignment book nightly
  • Put in the proper effort and you will be rewarded
  • Remember I am always here to help and guide you if needed

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