Online Lessons and Resources
Doing Social Studies Video Series!
The Doing Social Studies video series supports implementation of the K-12 Academic Standards for Social Studies. The K-5 videos provide benchmark-by-benchmark explanations along with suggested instructional strategies for educators and activities for students. The K-5 Video Guide offers guidance for viewing the videos and taking steps to bring social studies to life for students. The 6-12 Video Guide provides discussion prompts and next steps for using effective social studies instructional strategies.
K-5 Summary Overview
Grade 3 - Part 1
Grade 3 - Part 2
Grade 4 - Part 1
Grade 4 - Part 2
Grade 5 - Part 1
Grade 5 - Part 2
6-12 Summary Overview
Inquiry Process for Grades 6-8
Curriculum Guides are examples for educators to use to unpack benchmarks including concepts, skills, essential questions, and learning targets.
Resource Lists include possible materials and lesson plans in a benchmark-by-benchmark format. The Grade 6, Grade 7 and World History documents are NEW for 2016-17!
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