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  Welcome to 7th Grade Civics and Economics! Brace yourself for a challenging year of what I hope will contain many positive educational experiences for you. By the end of this school year, you will have gained considerable knowledge and will be able to see the world more clearly so that the impact you will make upon it will have greater significance. I am looking forward to sharing this year with you and helping you succeed not only in this course, but in life as well - as you apply what you will learn to many of life's situations and better yourself as well as society.

     We are studying the events leading to the writing of the Declaration of Independence. In September, there will be a considerable amount of attention given to our founding documents so that students have a working knowledge of their significance. They will also be doing class research for their first quarter project which highlights a presidential election year campaign. Details will be distributed to students early in September. I will also be posting that rubric/project information file on this web site by Sept. 5th.

Lesson Topics and Assignments will be posted weekly on the calendar. I will also post pdf files of various items for students (study guides, homework and project rubrics) made available below. 

The textbook web site can be accessed through the following link: http://connected.mcgraw-hill.com/connected/login.do

If you plan on submitting your project through moodle, here is the link: https://moodle.tvcs.org/moodle/login/index.php

Contact: Robert.Trifu@tvcs.org

PDF documents
Civics/Economics Syllabus 2014-2015 - Course Description for 7th Grade Social Studies
Current Events Rubric/Information - Bi-Weekly Homework Options
High Officer Notes - Leaders of FL and the U.S.A.
Parent Consent for Community Service - Must be on file before volunteer work is done
Service Learning Log - Alternative Homework Assignment

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7th Grade Civics - No School - Labor Day

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7th Grade Civics - Disagreements with Great Britain

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7th Grade Civics - Ch. 4 Assessment

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7th Grade Civics - Understanding the Declaration

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7th Grade Civics - Document Comparison

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7th Grade Civics - The Articles of Confederation

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7th Grade Civics - Research Day 1

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7th Grade Civics - Research Day 2

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7th Grade Civics - Research Day 3

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7th Grade Civics - Calling a Convention

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