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River Woods Elementary School

Dedicated To Excellence In Education

Social Science

  • Social Science Overview

    • K-12 Social Science Philosophy

      • The purpose of the Social Sciences curriculum is to provide an integrated study of the Social Sciences to prepare students to become responsible citizens. 
      • A viable K-12 Social Sciences program incorporates the five perspectives of Social Science identified in the Illinois Goals for Learning and the Academic Standards.
      • Five perspectives of Social Sciences (historical, economic, political, geographic and behavioral sciences) should be included in the curriculum at each grade level.  
      • The K-12 curriculum should build upon itself — expanding and broadening skills and concepts throughout the grades.  
      • The K-12 curriculum should organize information which will allow students to understand connections and to make multiple applications of this knowledge.
       

       

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