DoDEA social studies supports a rigorous of course of study with the implementation of the College and Career Ready Standards for History/Social Studies (CCRS-H/SS).
K-5 Social Studies – TCI
- Kindergarten – TCI Social Studies Alive! Me and My World
- Grade 1 – TCI Social Studies Alive! My School and Family
- Grade 2 – TCI Social Studies Alive! My Community
- Grade 3 – TCI Social Studies Alive! Our Community and Beyond
- Grade 4 – TCI Social Studies Alive! Regions of Our Country (DoDEA Edition) and the DoDEA-created program - This is DoDEA! The Geography and History of DoDEA
- Grade 5 – TCI History Alive! The Western Hemisphere (DoDEA Edition)
6th Grade History of the Eastern World – HMH The Eastern World
7th Grade United States History I – SAVVAS United States History
8th Grade United States History II – SAVVAS United States History
Global Studies Ancient to 1750 CE – McGraw Hill World History and Geography
Global Studies 1750 CE to Present – McGraw Hill World History and Geography
United States History 11 – McGraw Hill U.S. History and Geography
United States Government 12 – McGraw Hill United States Government: Our Democracy
These standards are aligned to the College and Career Ready Standards for Literacy (CCRSL) and the College, Career, and Civic Life (C3) Framework. Alignment to the C3 Framework promotes the five instructional priorities to:
Each instructional priority allows teachers to be intentional about supporting students to become ready for college, career, and civic life. There are four core History/Social Studies courses, considered to be general content, offered at all DoDEA High Schools. DoDEA offers a broad range of elective courses that are both varied in content and assigned by relevance to the region. In some cases electives are available based on the unique expertise of the global DoDEA teaching staff. Please access the course catalog for the full offering of DoDEA History/Social Studies courses or your local High School Guidance Counselor.
DoDEA high school graduates are required to successfully complete 3.0 credits in history/social studies to receive a DoDEA Diploma. The 2.5 credits must be earned in US History, World History and Government and .5 elective credit in an approved social studies course.
- Craft questions that spark and sustain Inquiry.
- Cultivate and nurture collaborative civic spaces.
- Integrate content and skills purposefully.
- Promote literacy practices and outcomes.
- Provide tangible opportunities for taking informed action.