History / Social Studies

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    View California History-Social Studies Standards

    Guided by the California History/Social Science (HSS) Standards, students learn about history by studying how people live and work together, now and long ago. The newly published California History/Social Science Framework provides guidance for implementation of the adopted state standards, including the development of literacy skills in History and Social Studies.


    Standards Focus for each grade:

    Kindergarten: Learning and Working Now and Long Ago

    Grade 1: A Child’s Place in Time and Space

    Grade 2: People Who Make a Difference

    Grade 3: Continuity and Change

    Grade 4: California: A Changing State

    Grade 5: United States History and Geography: Making a New Nation

    Grade 6: World History and Geography: Ancient Civilizations

    Grade 7: World History and Geography: Medieval and Early Modern Times

    Grade 8: United States History and Geography: Growth and Conflict