Social Studies is taught twice weekly for 45 minutes. Instruction includes read alouds, projects, research and community based learning such as field trips and guest speakers.
Content Knowledge: Knowledge of concepts and information from history and social studies is necessary to promote understanding of our nation and our world.
History/Social Studies Literacy Skills: Competence in literacy, inquiry and research skills is necessary to analyze, evaluate and present history and social studies information.
Application: Civic competence in addressing historical issues and current problems requires the use of information, skills and empathic awareness.