Welcome to 7th Grade Social Studies

Ancient World History: Early humans and the rise of civilization in Mesopotamia, Egypt, China, India, Greece, and Rome
The best way to contact me is via email: colbathc@pvrsdk12.org

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413-498-2931 ext. 279

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Mondays 2:30-4:00pm 

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Here's What We're Studying Now...  
Unit Three: 
Essential Questions
How did geography influence early settlement in ancient India?

What can artifacts tell us about daily life in Mohenjodaro? 

What are the origins and beliefs of Hinduism?

What are the main beliefs of Buddhism?

How did Ashoka unify the Mauryan Empire and spread Buddhist Values?

Why is the period during the Gupta Empire known as a "golden age"? 


Week of June 6, 2017:
-Persian Wars Poems due Tuesday
-The Persian Wars sheet due Wednesday