I am terrified for the first day of school (next wednesday). I have a million questions, but the one I am most concerned about is how fast to cover material. I plan on following the textbook pretty closely this year, since I'll most likely be in "survival" mode. The chapters are divided into 3 sections. I figured I could cover a section a day, the fourth day would be review, and then the test would be the 5th day. Is this pacing too fast for 7th grade social studies? I am the only teacher who teaches this at my school, so I can't ask another teacher. I would ask my fellow teachers at my school, but I just got hired last week, and I haven't met any of them yet.