History-Social Science

History-Social Science

The History-Social Science curriculum is based on the Content Standards for California Public Schools.  The Charter School will continue to utilize the 2006 adoption Reflections by Harcourt School Publishers to implement the course of study for each grade level:

•Grade Two:  People Who Make a Difference

•Grade Three:  Continuity and Change

•Grade Four:  California:  A Changing State

•Grade Five:  United States History and Geography:  Making a New Nation

This series weaves historical and social sciences’ analysis skills into content instruction while technology-based resources provide individualized student access to biographies, original documents, diaries, letters, legends, speeches, and other narrative artifacts which foster deeper student understanding of historical events as recommended by the History-Social Science Framework.