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Instructional Materials

Information and resources for instructional materials.

General Information

2017 History-Social Science Adoption
2005 History-Social Science Adoption

Reviewer Information

  • Application to Serve on the Review Panel was closed on October 31, 2016.

  • List of Appointed IMRs
    State Board of Education appointed Instructional Materials Reviewers (IMRs) on January 11, 2017.

Selected History-Social Science Topics

Black History
Did You Know About...?
Brown vs. Board of Education
American Bar Association Division for Public Education

Dialogue on Brown vs. Board of Education External link opens in new window or tab. (PDF)

Lesson Plans
California Legislative Recommendations 2009-10
César E. Chávez
  • César E. Chávez Model Curriculum External link opens in new window or tab.
    Research Center is now available. Contains several thousand primary source documents and more than 500 pictures from historical archives.
Constitution Day and Citizenship Day
  • Background
    Includes recommendations for observing this occasion held on September 17th each year.
  • Resources
    Includes excerpts from the History-Social Science content standards.
Human Rights and Genocide
Presidential Libraries
September 11, 2001
Sikhs in California
Questions:   Curriculum Frameworks and Instructional Resources Division | CFIRD@cde.ca.gov | 916-319-0881
Last Reviewed: Friday, May 12, 2017
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