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Your third grader and social studies

Students get a taste of political science as they learn the three branches of government.

Your high schooler and social studies

High schoolers take their history lessons up to the present.

Your fourth grader and social studies

Fourth graders focus on their state history while mastering places, dates, and regions.

Make Social Studies Come Alive

Check out these tips to help your child learn to love social studies.

Your fifth grader and social studies

Students study Native tribes, revolutionaries, and others as they explore our country's chronology.

Your middle-schooler and social studies

Though state standards vary widely, most middle schoolers take a year of U.S. history.

Your second grader and social studies

Second graders dive into history by reading biographies of U.S. leaders and luminaries.

Your first grader and social studies

Students get a glimpse of history, geography, and culture by studying our country's traditions.

What to expect in preschool: social studies

All about community: kids learn social studies concepts by observing what's around them.

The state of civic education: Teaching the citizens of tomorrow

Students' civic knowledge is lagging, but some groups are taking aim at the problem.