• Lower Dauphin School District

    Curriculum Guide

    Course Title: Geography and Early Civilizations
    Subject: Social Studies
    Grade Level(s): 7

    Synopsis of Curriculum

    The first half of this course will examine and analyze the geographic, culture, economics, government and history of Pennsylvania, Europe, Asia, and Africa. The second half of the course will examine several major Early Civilizations by using an interdisciplinary approach stressing geography, archaeology, history, economics, government, reading, and writing

    Units of Study Titles

     Geography

         Geographic Concepts                                                   

         Physical Geography

         Human Geography                                                      

         Pennsylvania                                                                           

         Europe                                                                                      

         Asia and Australia                                                                                           

         Africa                                                                                           

     Early Civilizations

         Archaeology/Prehistory                                                           

         Fertile Crescent (Mesopotamia)                                                      

         Egypt                                                                                      

         Greece