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1 7 th Grade Social Studies Warm-Ups

2 Warm up 1 Day 1 List 3 changes that occurred in your life since moving from elementary school to middle school? Hw – Make a chart of your lunch or dinner and the country that each item comes from.

3 Day 2 Warm up 2 – Write a paragraph about how school has changed since leaving elementary school.

4 Day 3 Warm up 3 – Write a paragraph about what you remember about Hurricane Katrina?

5 Day 4 Warm up 4 – Answer the following: What are your favorite foods? What kind of music do you like? What kind of movies do you like? What type of traditions does your family use to celebrate birthdays?

6 Day 5 Warm up 5 – Write the 8 concepts (connecting themes) for the year

7 Day 6 Warm up 6 – Map Study, pp. 459 and 460 – The World and Its People

8 Day 7 Warm up 7 – Graphic Study – p. 461

9 Day 8 Warm up 8 – Place Location Activity – p. 480

10 Warm up 9 – Day 9 Although Judaism, Islam, and Christianity are similar, one key difference is their patriarchal leader their view on Jesus Christ they have a place of worship Jerusalem is sacred to Christianity alone The religions of Judaism, Islam, and Christianity all have which characteristic in common? a. sects b. polytheistic c. monotheistic d. ethnic groups

11 Day 10 Warm up 10: use your book to define ethnic group read p. 81 in your book and write the names of the two largest ethnic minority groups in the United States Which of these is an ethnic group? a. Kurd b. Muslim c. Christian d. Jordanian

12 Day 11 Warm up 11 – Write the key term that completes each sentence: -caliph – sunnis – Shiites – mosque – Quran 1. The Muslim holy book is called the ______________. 2. The ______ believed that Muhammads son in law should succeed him. 3. After Muhammad died, the followers chose a _________ to lead him. 4. Each _____ was a house of worship and a school. 5. According to the _____ the Umayyad dynasty was the rightful caliphs

13 Warmup 12 Day 12 – Applying Map Skills, p. 81, Analyzing the Chart – pp

14 Day 13 Warm up 13 – What effect does a countrys literacy rate have on the people? An increase in literacy rate leads to ________? a. a lower urban population b. a higher infant mortality rate c. an increase in the standard of living d. an increase in the agricultural labor force

15 Day 13 Which is essential to a successful democratic government? a. participating citizens b. three branches of government c. unitary distribution of power d. selection of prime minister by heredity

16 Day 14 Warm up 14 – Place Location Activity – p. 530

17 Day 15 Warm up 15 – Complete chapter map to prepare for unit 2 test

18 Day 16 Warm up 16 – Place location Activity – p. 110, Analyzing the Graph and Chart – p. 88 The Strait of Hormuz connects the Persian Gulf with the a. Red Sea b. Mediterranean Sea c. Black Sea d. Arabian Sea

19 Day 17 Warm up 17 – Applying Map Skills pp. 503, 509, and 511

20 Day 18 Warm up 18: Section 3 Assessment, p. 516, 2-6, 8

21 Day 19 Warm up 19: Reviewing the main idea – p. 530, 11-16

22 Warm up 20: Day 20 Which statement about OPEC today is true? a. it sets the price of all consumer goods b. it includes Canada and Venezuela c. it sets the laws governing fishing in the Atlantic Ocean d. it sets the price of oil

23 Day 20 continued 2. OPEC is made up of 15 nations that support American expansion in SW Asia support democracy in SW Asia have large oil reserves have large automobile industries. A person who supports the Law of Return would MOST LIKELY agree with which of these statements? a. it is important for all Jewish people to have a homeland b. it is important for a Jewish state to carefully select its citizens c. it is important for all Jewish people to agree with one another d. it is important for all Jewish people to not live in Israel

24 Day 20 continued Which SW Asian country relies MOSTLY on some aspects of a command economy? a. Jordan b. Israel c. Egypt d. Saudi Arabia

25 Day 20 Which SW Asian country relies MOSTLY on some aspects of a command economy? a. Jordan b. Israel c. Egypt d. Saudi Arabia

26 Day 21 Warm up 21: Read p. 498 in your book and make a list of 3 things that you learned

27 Day 22 Warm up 22: Analyzing a Graph – p. 514, Standardized Test Practice – p. 497

28 Warm up 25: Day A person who supports the Law of Return would MOST LIKELY agree with which of these statements? a. It is important for all Jewish people to have a homeland b. It is important for a Jewish state to carefully select its citizens c. It is important for all Jewish people to agree with one another d. It is important for all Jewish people to not live in Israel

29 Day Which of the following was the religion of the Ottoman Empire? A, Christianity B. Islam C. Judaism D. Taoism

30 Day The division between Shia and Sunni Muslims is? A. over who should control Iran B. over who should be Muhammads successor C. over whether Muhammad is a descendant of Jesus Christ? D. over whether Muslims should wipe out other religions

31 Day Which religion do most people in SW Asia practice? a. Christianity b. Judaism c. Islam d. Buddhism

32 Day 26 Warm up 26: Applying Map Skills pp. 509 and 511

33 Warm up 27: Day The govt. of Iran today is based upon Islamic law. Which term BEST describes a government based upon religion? a. democracy b. theocracy c. aristocracy d. monarchy

34 Day Which sect of Islam believes that its leader should be a direct descendent of Muhammad? A. Shia B. Sunni C. Kurd D. Judaic

35 Day The Strait of Hormuz connects the Persian Gulf with the a. Red Sea b. Mediterranean Sea c. Black Sea d. Arabian Sea

36 Day Which is the MOST LIKELY reason that there are continuing conflicts between Israel and its Arab neighbors? a. Israel has nuclear weapons b. Both want control of the Jordan River c. There are no oil reserves in Israel d. Arabs and Israelis want the same land *

37 Warm up 28: Day The Ottoman Empire helped spread which religion? a. Judaism b. Hindu c. Islam d. Christianity

38 Day Which statement BEST describes many of the Persian Gulf countries today? a. They are overcrowded b. The lack adequate housing c. They have major oil deposits d. They are agricultural centers

39 Day Most SW Asian Jews live in which nation? a. Israel b. Iran c. Italy d. Northern Africa

40 Day Which statement about SW Asia today is true? a. Only a few different ethnic groups live there b. The majority of its residents are Arabs c. It has very good literacy rates d. Much of its economy is based on tourism

41 Day 29 Warm up 29 – 1. Literacy rates in SW Asia have risen dramatically in the 20th century. 2. Which of the following is the MOST LIKELY result of the rising literacy rates? a. The economy will improve. b. The unemployment rate will also rise. c. The birth rate will soar. d. Ethnic groups will stop fighting.

42 Day List the five themes of geography. 2. What are the two types of location? 3. Describe the relative location of your seat in the class. 4. What two types of characteristics describe a place? 5. Describe why England and the United States can be a part of the same region?

43 Day Name the capitals for the following three countries: Saudi Arabia, Iraq, and Israel. 2. What animals are known as 'ships of the desert'? 3. What mountain range lies in southwestern Iran? 4. The Rub al Khali is a desert in Saudi Arabia. What does Rub al Khali mean? 5. What countries border Iraq?


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