Social Studies

Unit 1: Discovering Social Studies

  • Maps & Globes
  • Hemispheres
  • Continents
  • Oceans
  • Directions
  • Parts of a Map
  • Weather & Climate
  • Introducing Six Essential Questions

Unit 2: The Northeast

  • Six Essential Questions
  • States & Capitals
  • Settlers
  • Pre-Revolutionary War
  • Revolutionary War
  • Immigration

Unit 3: The Southeast

  • Six Essential Questions
  • States & Capitals
  • The Civil War
  • Civil Rights

Unit 4: The Midwest

  • Six Essential Questions
  • States & Capitals
  • Settlers
  • Manufacturing

Unit 5: Illinois

  • Six Essential Questions

Unit 6: The Southwest

  • Six Essential Questions
  • States & Capitals
  • Grand Canyon
  • Navajos
  • Cowboys

Unit 7: The West

  • Six Essential Questions
  • States & Capitals
  • Inquiry Research Project

Six Essential Questions

Each one of our social studies units is thematically designed around six essential themes:

  • Geography
  • Economics
  • History
  • Culture
  • Natural Resources
  • Government