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K-8 Social Studies Adoption

K-8 Social Studies Curriculum Resources Material Adoption

2020 K-8 Social Studies Adoption Committee Meeting #1 Minutes  2020 K-8 Social Studies Adoption Committee Meeting #2 (10/15/2020) Minutes

2020 K-8 Social Studies Adoption Committee Meeting #3 (11/9/2020) Minutes  2020 K-8 Social Studies Adoption Committee Meeting #4 (2/4/2021) Minutes

2020 K-8 Social Studies Adoption Committee Meeting #5 (3/25/2021) Minutes

The adoption of K-8 Social Studies curriculum resources was presented to the Governing Board for a second reading on Aug. 5, 2021View a recording of the presentation at the Aug. 5 Governing Board meeting.

K-8 Social Studies Resource Adoption Presentations – Vendors That Were Considered

The following vendor names are displayed in alphabetical order.

Print materials associated with the adoptions were available for public viewing and input from June 7 through July 9, 2021.

Discovery Education - Grades 5-8

(Three-year recommendation for 5th grade; seven-year recommendation for grades 6-8.)

This is an online only resource. *This resource is also in Spanish and Mandarin.

Access the Discovery Education resource.

  • Username: PVUSD_SocialStudies
  • Password: Paradise

Once logged in, select the Social Studies Techbook under My Resources. Then, select a different course you want to review from the course drop-down menu at the top of the screen.

McGraw-Hill Impact: Grades K-2

This is a hard copy and online resource. *This resource is also in Spanish.

To access online: Log in to the McGraw-Hill site.

  • Username: PVSocialStudies2021
  • Password: PVSocialStudies2021

Once in a grade level, the Inquiry Journal is the “textbook” and consumable. The Resource Companion is a hard copy and the Explorer Magazine is not consumable.

View the Kindergarten Social Studies standards.

View the 1st grade Social Studies standards.

View the 2nd grade Social Studies standards.

Splash! Publications - Grades 3-4

Studies Weekly - Grades K-5