State Standards and BCS Pacing Guides

Understanding the State Standards

Here is a website that has tools that will help you understand the State Standards that are being taught in your child's classroom.

Social Studies Pacing Guide (Adapted for semester course)

Dates will change for second semester


Unit

Weeks To Spend

Dates

5 Strands of Social Studies, Map Skills

1

8/29 - 9/2

Beginnings of Human Society; (1-3 History Alive Book); Paleolithic to Neolithic; Migration; Settlement and Adaptation

1

9/6 - 9/9

Fertile Crescent (4-6 TCI) - Sumerian City States; Ancient Sumer; Mesopotamia

1

9/12 - 9/16

Ancient Egypt (7-12 TCI); Judaism

2

9/19 - 9/30

Ancient India (13-18 TCI); Hinduism, Buddhism, Gupta Empires

2

10/3 - 10/14

Ancient China (19-24 TCI); Philosophies, Silk Road, Dynasties; Inventions

2

10/17 - 10/28

(End of 1st Weeks)

Ancient Greece (25-31 TCI); Athens, Sparta, Governments, Greek Contributions

2

10/31 - 11/15

Ancient Rome (32-38 TCI); Christianity; Development of Empire, Engineering/accomplishment

2

11/16 - 12/2

Middle Ages; Islam, futulism, church

2

`12/5-12/20

Mayans, Aztecs and Incas


1

01/3 - 01/10

REVIEW and TEST

2

01/11 - 01/25

(End of Semester)