• History/Social Science

History/Social Science

  • Welcome
    The History/Social Science team in the Division of Instruction works to provide LAUSD school sites, service center staff, and families with resources and information to support high-quality instruction, assessment, and intervention. This web portal has many pages of links and documents which we hope you will find useful.  Please feel free to make suggestions as to how to keep this website current and useful for all school stakeholders. Use the information on the "Contact Us" page (at the left) to call or email us. Thank you!

    Elementary History/Social Science Banked Time Modules
    Click here to access the McGraw Hill Impact HSS Module
    Handout #1 - History/Social Science Instructional Shifts
    Handout #2 - Culturally & Linguistically Responsive Look-Fors
    Click here to access the Teacher's Curriculum Institute (TCI) Module

  • Framework

    The state of California has released a new History/Social Science Framework for California Public Schools.  The new framework offers an new conceptual model for history instruction.  The Division of Instruction will be releasing a series of professional development modules to support implementation of the instructional shifts included in the framework.  A digital copy of the framework is available on our framework page by clicking here.

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News and Announcements

  • Reimagining Middle School History Instruction Professional Development

    Reimagining Middle School History Instruction Professional Development available November 2, 2019. Learn how to support targeted student populations utilizing new instructional materials by attending publisher-led sessions. Registration is available in MyPLN. Please remember to register for the publisher (McGraw-Hill or Cengage/Nat Geo) that your school selected. Additional details are avaliable here:


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