Welcome to 7th Grade Social Studies at Rogers Ranch. In this class students will study U.S. history and government as well as various current events. There will be a large emphasis on reading and writing. Students will take part in class debates and write several persuasive and informative essays over historical and current events. They will learn to analyze texts by drawing their own conclusions that are supported by facts. At the conclusion of this school year, students will have a better understanding of history and how it connects to their everyday lives.