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November 2009

7th Grade Humanities

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MODULE 1.2 | “Why do we move?” Quiz #2

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3 pts: PART ONE (H5.4: Thinking Like a Historian – Perspective) Directions: Please answer the following question and write in complete sentences. (1) Explain the difference between “history” and “the past.” (2pts) _______________________________________________________________________

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(2) Which of the following is an example of “history”? (1pt) [a] Christopher Columbus sailed to the Americas in 1492. [b] Columbus and his men took many Native Americans back to Spain as slaves. [c] Columbus’ trip was paid for by the king and queen of Spain. [d] We cannot judge Columbus for his actions. He is just a man of his time. 19 pts: PART TWO (H5.3: Thinking Like a Historian - Understanding Timelines and Maps) Directions: Please answer the following questions using complete sentences. For multiple choice questions, clearly circle your choice for the best answer. (1) What are three ways that timelines help us “do” history? (3pts) a. __________________________________________________________________ b. __________________________________________________________________ c. ___________________________________________________________________ (2) On the timeline below, put a box around the time period that we are currently studying and give it a name.. (1pt) 1300

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(4) Which of the following is another way of saying the 17th century? (1pt) [a] 1800s [b] 1600s [c] 1700s [d] 1639 (5) What century are we currently living in? (1pt) [a] 19th century [b] 20th century [c] 21st century [d] 22nd century (6) A century equals (1pt) [a] 10 years [b] 50 years [c] 100 years [d] 1000 years (7) Which centuries will we be studying in the 7th grade this year? [a] The 15th century through the 19th century [b] The 14th century through the 20th century [c] The 17th century [d] The 15th century through the 18th century

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(8) India is a (1pt) [a] country. [b] continent. [c] state. [d] body of water. (9) Columbus is originally from the continent of (1pt) [a] South America. [b] Spain. [c] Italy. [d] Europe. (10) The continent of Asia contains which country? (1pt) [a] Africa. [b] The Netherlands. [c] China. [d] Europe. (11) Christopher Columbus thought he sailed from (1pt) [a] Europe to the Americas. [b] Europe to Asia. [c] South America to North America. [d] England to Africa. (12) On the attached map, please clearly label the following: (10pts) • Put a box around continents so that is clear you are aware of the entire area of that continent. • Make sure your labels for countries and oceans are crystal clear!


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 Asia

 South America

 India

 Atlantic Ocean

 Italy

 Pacific Ocean

 Spain

 Africa

2 pts: PART THREE (R2.1: Reading Nonfiction – Previewing and Setting a Purpose) Directions: Answer the following question using complete sentences. (1) Before reading a nonfiction text, what two things should I do so I can understand better? (3pts) a. __________________________________________________________________ b. __________________________________________________________________ 8 pts: PART FOUR (H1.1: Geography and Culture/Movement – Push and Pull Factors) Directions: Please answer the following question in a complete paragraph. You will be expected to use any grammar standards we have taught in class (capitalization, verb tense) Why did Europeans explore the world in the 15 th century? To get a “4” you will need to explain at least FOUR reasons clearly and with supporting examples and evidence. All information in your paragraph must be accurate. _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________


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