Defining Common Social Studies Vocabulary


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In history, what is a primary document?

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1. If a society is nomadic, what does that mean?

2. Which of these terms describes the ranking of people in society by their class?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Social studies covers a wide range of concepts. See what you know about terms that are frequently used in social studies by completing these assessments.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Assessments will focus on:

  • The name of the government type ruled by a single leader
  • How geography is studied in social studies
  • Nomadic society

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding what a primary document is
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the lesson on social studies terms
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer a question identifying the term used to describe people ranking based on class

Additional Learning

Increase your understanding of terms usually found in social studies instruction by completing the lesson titled Defining Common Social Studies Vocabulary. Covered objectives include:

  • Review the function of social studies
  • Understand government functions
  • Learn basic division of the Earth