HGMS Social Studies Department

2015-2016 Social Studies Supply List
  • 1.5" inch 3-ring Clear View Binder
  • Tab Dividers (1 set of 5)
  • Colored Pencils (Box of 24)
  • 2 Glue Sticks
  • Highlighter

Social Studies Department Grading Policy

Daily Grades (homework, in-class assignments, warmups, etc.): 50% 

Major Grades (tests, projects, etc.) 50%


Social Studies Textbook
The Social Studies textbook will be used as a reference guide, therefore students will not be issued a social studies textbook.

At HGMS the SS Department follows the state mandated curriculum (TEKS) which is aligned with the STAAR test. 

Teachers will provide students with various forms of information using sources such as: websites, PowerPoints, articles, primary and secondary documents. 

A student may request a textbook from the HGMS front office.