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Social Studies Instructional Resources
 
Social Studies Instructional Resources by Grade Level:

 
 
 
K-12
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CCS Social Studies Curriculum Resources
Curriculum Resources include Curriculum Maps, Clear Learning Targets, and "I Can" Checklists. Unless otherwise indicated, curriculum resources with a 2015-2016 date are the current resources.
 
  
 
Social Studies Course Sites provide lessons, strategies, and content resources aligned with Ohio's Learning Standards for each grade level and course. 
 
  
 
Instructional tools and resources including reading and graphic organizers, evidence-based argumentation, literacy and primary sources, and discussion, deliberation, and debate.  
 
  
 Textbooks and Supplemental Resources
Textbooks and ancillary materials should be ordered from the CCS warehouse by the building principal or designated book person. 
 
  
 Sharpening Social Studies Skills: A Toolkit for K-12 Vertical Alignment
This guide helps teachers prepare students to master the skills standards across the K-12 curriculum.
 

 
Elementary ResourcesHandbook for Teaching Elementary Social Studies 
Teaching strategies, instructional resources, and fied trip ideas for elementary social studies classes. 
 
  
 Textbook Companion Websites
  

Social Studies in Children's Literature
GoodReads bookshelves showcase children's literature that can be used to help students understand concepts in Ohio's Learning Standards for Social Studies 
 
  
 Intermediate Social Studies Vocabulary
The resources on this page are designed to support vocabulary instruction in Social Studies 3, 4, and 5. 
 
  
Middle & High School Resources
Teaching strategies, instructional resources, and fied trip ideas for elementary social studies classes.  
  
 Handbook for Teaching High School Social Studies
Teaching strategies, instructional resources, and fied trip ideas for elementary social studies classes.
 
  
 High School Social Studies Course Catalog
Course descriptions for high school social studies courses
Updated for 2017-2018
 
  
 Textbook Companion Websites
  

The framework outlines best practices for social studies instruction, applicable to all courses and grade levels, 6-12.  
 
  
 Middle School Social Studies Vocabulary
The resources on this page are designed to support vocabulary instruction in Social Studies 6, 7, and 8.  
 
  
  
 
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