As of 2015, Discovery Education offers a variety of social studies lesson plans suitable for seventh grade, including lesson plans on World War II and the Revolutionary War. Hot Chalk also offers seventh-grade lesson plans on topics such as the Jamestown Colony and the abolition of slavery.
Discovery Education's "World War II: Causes And Consequences" explores post-World War II economics, society and politics in the United States. Students view the film by the same name, then discuss such issues as the baby boom, the Cold War and assembly lines. Students view print advertisements from the 1940s and 1950s and compare them to current ads for similar products.