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History/Social Science

The HBCSD History and Social Science Department values lifelong learning developed through inquiry and exploration of key historical concepts, as well as the examination of social, economic, and political problems facing the state, nation, and world. Through engaging in meaningful discussion and collaborative experiences, we work to prepare all students to be informed, broad-minded, responsible, and ethical citizens in their communities.
History Social Science FrameworkFramework
Studies Weekly Standards-Based CurriculumK-4 Studies Weekly
The Studies Weekly core curriculum is organized thematically to the social studies strands of civics and government, geography, economics, and history.

All within our student-friendly periodical format and robust online learning platform.
  • Hands-on and Interactive
  • Spiraled and Scaffolded
  • Integrated with ELA
  • Standards-aligned
  • Research-based
IMPACT - US History & GeographyIMPACT California Social Studies Textbooks (5-8)
Students in grades 5-8 will use IMPACT California Social Studies textbooks published by McGraw Hill which was adopted in 2022.