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History-Social Science

Information that defines the knowledge, concepts, and skills students should acquire at each grade level.
Content Standards
All of the state content standards, including history-social science. Content standards were designed to encourage the highest achievement of every student, by defining the knowledge, concepts, and skills that students should acquire at each grade level.
Curriculum Frameworks
Guidelines for implementing the content standards adopted by the California State Board of Education that are developed by the Instructional Quality Commission.
Education & the Environment Initiative Curriculum
Development and review of an environment-based curriculum for kindergarten through grade 12 in the subject-matter areas of history-social science and science.
External Resources
Outside Web sites providing information regarding History-Social Science.
Instructional Materials
Information and resources for instructional materials.
Professional Learning
Resources and information for enhancing the content knowledge and teaching skills of classroom teachers and links to foundational documents which guide California's History‒Social Science instruction.
Recommended Literature for Pre-K Through Grade 12
Collection of outstanding History-Social Science (HSS) and Visual and Performing Arts (VAPA) literature for children and adolescents in grades kindergarten through grade twelve.

Recently Posted in History-Social Science

  • Access and Equity (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Access and Equity Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Instructional Strategies (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Instructional Strategies Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Professional Learning (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Professional Learning Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Criteria for Evaluating Instructional Materials (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Criteria for Evaluating Instructional Materials: Kindergarten Through Grade Eight Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Assessment of Proficiency in H-SS (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Assessment of Proficiency in History?Social Science Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.

  • History Social Science Framework Table of Contents (added 06-Jun-2016)
    History–Social Science Framework Revised Draft prepared for the State Board of Education Meeting, July 13–14, 2016.
  • Grade Two (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Instructional Practice for Kindergarten through Grade Five Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Grade Three (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Instructional Practice for Kindergarten through Grade Five Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.
  • Grade Four (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Instructional Practice for Kindergarten through Grade Five Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public School.
  • Instructional Practice for Grades Six to Eight (DOC) (added 06-Jun-2016)
    Instructional Practice for Grades Six through Eight Chapter of the History-Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.