History/Social Studies

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

District Adopted Materials

  • Scott Foresman (K-5)
  • History Alive (6-8)

Supplemental Programs