Social Studies Curriculum Guide

     I. Amherst Pelham Regional School District Curriculum Overview

  • Introduction
  • Professional Teaching Standards
  • Professional Development Guiding Principles
  • II. Social Studies Program

    A. Mission and Goals

    B. Benchmarks/Measures of Progress

    III. Grade and Course Curriculum Overviews

    IV. Standards and Expectations in Social Studies

    A. K-12 Social Studies Curriculum Standards Overarching Big Ideas

    B. Excerpt from Elementary Social Studies Curriculum Guide - 1995

    C. Curriculum Maps by Grade or Course

    • Middle School
    • High School

    D. Social Studies Vocabulary

    V. Massachusetts Curriculum Frameworks Standards Not Covered

    VI. Related District Curriculum Documents

    A. Cross-curriculum Applications

    • Social Justice Commitment (Work in Progress)

    B. Instructional Strategies

    • Supporting Social Studies Learning in Inclusive Settings

    C. Academic Program Publications

    • Middle School Program of Studies (excerpt)
    • High School Program of Studies (excerpt)