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All classwork (CW) and homework (HW) for the week are located on the Monday for that week.  Please print that page out and place it where your child can see it so that they are making sure that they are accomplishing all of their work.  I have also posted many PDF files below that contain information that has also been handed out in class.  If your child loses or misplaces something, please look below for a replacement.  If it is something that you do not see there, just ask.

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Helpful Online Resources:

7th Grade Civics: Unit 12 from 11/10-11/20:

In this Unit, we will be learning about the legislative system. In Lesson 1, we will be focusing on the parts of the Legislative branch (Congress has two parts: Senate and House of Representatives) and the leadership in this parts and the committee system. In Lesson 2, we will be learning about the powers of Congress (expressed and implied). In Lesson 3, we will be learning about how Congress works and such things as the qualifications needed to be in Congress, and what Congress actually does. In Lesson 4, we will be learning about the process of how a bill becomes a law.


Student Learning Objectives: Students will learn...

  • That Congress is the lawmaking branch of the federal government.
  • That Congress’s expressed and implied powers are set by the Constitution.
  • The qualifications for becoming a member of Congress.
  • That very little legislation brought before Congress becomes law

Next *Tentative*Test/Quiz/Assignment Dates:

  • 12/1-7.1-7.2 Take Home Quiz-due 12/2
  • 12/8-Unit Test, Vocabulary and Bell Ringer packet due


  • 11/24/15-11/27/15: Thanksgiving Break
  • 12/18/15-2nd 9 weeks ends
  • 12/19/15-1/5/16: Christmas Break
  • 1/11/16: Report Cards
  • 1/18/16: Teacher Work Day
  • 2/15/16: President's Day-No School
  • 3/10/16: 3rd 9 weeks ends
  • 3/11/16: Teacher Work Day
  • 3/14/16-3/18/16: Spring Break
  • 3/25/16: Report Cards
  • 5/12/16: 7th Grade Awards Night
  • 5/20/16: Last Day of School, 4th 9 weeks ends

Things needed for the classroom:

Have a BLESSED day!

Christina Ling


PDF documents
2015-2016 Civics Syllabus - Syllabus for Mrs. Ling
Civics - 15-16 Open House Powerpoint Notes
Civics Unit 10-11 - Unit 11 Vocab
Civics Unit 10-11 - 10.1-10.2 TH Quiz
Civics Unit 10-11 - 11.1-11.2 TH Quiz
Civics Unit 10-11 - Unit 10 Vocab
Civics Unit 10-11 - Unit 10-11 Bell Ringer Form
Civics-Unit 10-11 - Political Cartoon Assignment-Due 11/6
Civics-Unit 12 - Unit 12.1-12.3 Open Book Quiz-due 11/20
Civics-Unit 12 - Vocabulary Activity due 11/16
Civics-Unit 12 - Bell Ringer Form-due 11/16
Civics-Unit 6 - Bell Ringer form/vocabulary sheet
Civics-Unit 6 - Vocabulary Builder due 10/9
Civics-Unit 7 - Bell Ringer form-Due 12/8
Civics-Unit 7 - Summary of chapter
Civics-Unit 7 - 7.1-7.2 Take Home Quiz
Civics-Unit 8 - Vocabulary Builder due 10/22
Civics-Unit 8 - Bell Ringer form-due 10/22
The ABC's of Homework - helpful advice for parents

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7th Grade Civics - 7th Grade CW and HW

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