Social Studies

Tool Bag 3 Social Studies Globe

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Things to Do

K-8 Framework -- Click here for a copy of the Framework.

9-12 Framework -- Click here for a copy of the Framework.

Global History & Geography Regents Exam Support -- Look here the resources you will need plan for the upcoming Framework-Based Global History and Geography Regents Exams.

CIS/SLS Resources -- CIS/SLS has materials available too! Check out their page here.

The Big Ideas -- This is an opportunity to dig into the most significant shift in the NYS Standards: the Practices. Practices have been identified for Reading and Writing, as well as for Mathematics, Social Studies, and Science. How do they tie to our planning, our instruction, and the childrens' learning?

Step One: Download this document and take a look at the Practices:
Common Practices

Step Two: Use this document to begin to identify commonalities and to brainstorm next steps: The Big Ideas

Elementary Social Studies Exploration -- Looking for a deeper understanding of the Social Studies Framework? This step-by-step guide is the way to go! You can approach it on your own, with a team, or as part of a staff development session.