Understanding one’s place in the world is at the crux of study of social studies. In that vein, the curriculum begins by answering basic questions of self, family, and neighborhood to a more complex context of historical, cultural, social, economic, and political perspectives.
Grade & Theme
Kindergarten – Self, family and “where we live.”
Grade 1 – Neighborhood and local community (school, city, town, county).
Grade 2 – North American communities.
Grade 3 – United States Geography
Grade 4 – Virginia Studies – past and present.
Grade 5 – World Geography.
Grade 6 – Ancient History to Renaissance.
Grade 7 - United States History- Native Cultures to Reconstruction.
Grade 8 - United States History- 1877 to the present.