Call it "Music Monday", "Time-for-beats Tuesday", "History-song Hump-day", "Theme-song Thursday", or "Fun Friday" and use a history-themed song once-a-week all year long to enhance learning.
This download includes a 60-slide PowerPoint that matches 30 songs to topics studied in 7th grade social studies. Some songs are funny, others are serious, but all of them correspond to topics such as: The Roman Empire, Islam, Africa, China, Japan, Europe, Maya-Inca-Aztec, Renaissance, Reformation, Scientific Revolution, Exploration, Enlightenment, Revolutions, etc.
Each of the 30 songs has lyrics, images, and hyperlinks to listen to it online. Enjoy!