Social Studies

The Social Studies curriculum allows students to develop an understanding of their past, present, and future, their environment and their society. Social Studies encourages curiosity and develops an understanding of the changing world. Students engage in real-world activities through transdisciplinary themes. They develop skills in decision making, in problem solving, and in critical thinking, which are necessary in their daily lives. This course of study helps to prepare students to become confident, knowledgeable and respectful individuals. The knowledge component of Social Studies is arranged into five strands: 

  • Time Continuity and Change
  • Connections and Conflict 
  • Geography
  • Culture, Society and Environment
  • Production, Distribution, and Consumption
  • Government

Social Studies Standards