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History/Social Science

HBCSD History/Social Science
HBCSD History and Social Science department values lifelong learning developed through inquiry and exploration of key historical concepts, as well as 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.
Framework and Standardsstandards
SSK-5 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
social studies6-8 Textbooks
Middle school students are currently using California World History, published by Holt, Rinehart and Winston.
HBCSD will be piloting and participating in a textbook adoption for the 2021-22 school year.  Parents interested in participating in the textbook adoption committee may contact Sylvia Gluck, Director of Administrative Services at [email protected]