WelcomeThe 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 ModulesClick here to access the McGraw Hill Impact HSS ModuleHandout #1 - History/Social Science Instructional ShiftsHandout #2 - Culturally & Linguistically Responsive Look-ForsClick here to access the Teacher's Curriculum Institute (TCI) Module
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.
News and Announcements
Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day, April 24, 2023
In accordance with Board Resolution (08-20-21) Honoring the Significance of April 24th in Los Angeles Unified School District, beginning with the 2022-23 school year, April 24 will be recognized as Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day each year and will be a District holiday. Resources to support teacher instruction on this important topic are available here.
Online History-Social Science Resources and Lesson Plans
The Center for History-Social Science and the Los Angeles County Office of Education has compiled a list of lesson plans and resources that can support social studies learning at home for grades K-12. Please click here to access. Thank you.