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K12 Social Studies Program Quick View

Program Goals Standards Program Description Measurements Textbooks Nicole Michener, Coordinator Secondary Social Studies nicole.michener@pisd.edu

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State law requires teachers to educate students about the intent, meaning, and importance of the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution, including the Bill of Rights, in their historical contexts. The week in which Constitution Day falls is designated as Celebrate Freedom Week. The requirements for Celebrate Freedom Week are listed in the Texas Administrative Code and are n...

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Grade 6 - World Cultures & Geography (McDougal Littell) Grade 7 - Texas and Texans (Glencoe / McGraw-Hill) Grade 8 - Citizens of the American Republic to 1877 (Glencoe / McGraw-Hill) World Geography - World Geography (Holt McDougal) World History - World History:Connections to Today (Pearson) US History - America:Reconstruction to the 21st Century (Holt McDougal) Gove...

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Goal 1 Students in grades K-12 social studies will acquire and apply knowledge and skills across the social studies disciplines. The students will Standard A: acquire information from a variety of sources. Measure 1: Mastery of TAKS in grades 8, 10, and 11. Measure 2: Mastery of specified culminating assessment products in grades 6, 7, and 8. Measure 3: Mastery on the semester exam item...

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Goal 1: Students in grades K-12 social studies will acquite and apply knowledge and skills across the social studies disciplines. Goal 2: Students in grades K-12 social studies will acquire and apply knowledge and skills across the social studies disciplines. Goal 3: Students in grades K-12 will develop an understanding of the diversity of human cultures. Goal 4: Students in grades K-12 will d...

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The Plano ISD Social Studies program promotes learning in a concept-based curriculum using a variety of skills. The Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills are aligned in a K-12 written curriculum based on the eight social studies strands (history, geography, government, economics, citizenship, culture, science and technology, and social studies skills). The elementary curriculum is organized b...

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Goal 1 Students in grades K-12 social studies will acquire and apply knowledge and skills across the social studies disciplines. The students will Standard A: acquire information from a variety of sources. Standard B: demonstrate and apply knowledge of key social studies concepts. Standard C: use critical thinking skills to analyze and interpret data. Standard D: communicate effectively in wr...

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Educational Social Studies Sites Quick View

About Geography - online geography quizzes, articles, and other resources States and Capitals - categorized information about our 50 states Expeditions - an array of activities from National Geographic Texas Studies Center for Kids - Texas studies information and instructional resources, maps, weather and more The U.S. Civil War - letters, diaries, associations, photo gallery...