Horace W. Porter

Social Studies Curriculum

   What will students be learning this year?

rade 5 curriculum will be focusing on the beginnings of the United States. Students start with the first people to inhabit this land, move to the period of exploration that
brought changes from Europe to this continent and its early colonization, and end with  the formation of this great nation. Our  fifth graders will become more informed about how the United States of America came to be

      Grade 6 curriculum will be focusing on the world around us. These students will strive to understand how civilizations originated and what a civilization's characteristics are. Exploring the cultures of various areas of the Eastern Hemisphere, students will seek to gain a greater sense of belonging in our global world.