Mr. Liss's 7th Grade Social Studies Website

Where history comes alive!

Who was genghis khan?  Where was he from?  what was the relationship between the mongols and the european renaissance?  you will answer these questions and many more as you complete the activities below.  keep an open mind and have fun while you learn about an intense man and the largest empire (land area) in world history!


Part I


Learn the 6 east asian countries by practicing on shepherd software.  


When you are done, find a news article about North korea.  paste the link to your article with  a summary statement and question about the article on the class padlet.  your summary statement must demonstrate understanding of the article, must be in your own words, and must be written using complete sentences.  include your name on the post to earn your grade.


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Part II


The mongols were expert horsemen.  watch this short video showing how mongols continue to celebrate their heritage.  Have you ever tried horseback riding?  What was it like?  what do you think it might be like?


Part III


Watch the short video and read the list of 10 "Things You May Not Know..."  Complete the survey question.  Be prepared to discuss your answer with the class.


Part IV


Read the Junior Scholastic article by clicking on the picture above and complete  Google Form A  or Google form b.   This assignment will be graded.


Part V


Study the Map of South,  Southeast, & East Asia.  Be prepared for a quiz on all three regions.